As there are different definitions of what a millennial is for Expedia they have defined them as those between 1982 and 1999. And they are also holding back on previously perceived life landmarks like marriage and mortgage and seeking instead experiential moments. Another finding that emerged which might surprise some people who think millennials being young might be more adventurous and less averse to risk. Concern for personal safety stood out more so for Asia-Pacific travellers in contrast to Westerners. Malaysians were slightly more concerned about safety compared to Singaporeans, 60% versus 59%. Millennial risk- aversion extends beyond just bodily safety to even the “risk” of having a bad time. The Report observed that to this generation, the verified authenticity – peers vouching for both safety and success, was imperative. A travel experience without such ‘warranty’ was not of interest to this group. Get the full story at