Holidaysa Germany-based travel search engine, released its 2022 Generational Travel Index. The brand analyzed cities around the world based on factors important to baby boomers: people born between 1946 and 1964.
Research has shown that when traveling, baby boomers spend more money on food than any other generation and enjoy exploring nature more than anything else.
Holidu’s index measured factors important to baby boomers, which included different landscapes, green spaces and Michelin Guide restaurants.
The capital city of Singapore is ranked as the best for baby boomers thanks to the number of green spaces.
According Holidaysin 2020, 46.5% of the city’s land was covered in green space, making it one of the greenest cities in the world.
Singapore is also home to 249 Michelin Guide restaurants, of which 52 have at least one star and three have at least three stars.
Top 5 cities for baby boomer travelers
- Singapore, Singapore
- Kyoto, Japan
- Bern, Switzerland
- Stockholm, Sweden
- Tokyo, Japan
In second place was another Asian city, Kyoto, Japan. Kyoto has the highest green space ranking and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also home to 207 Michelin Guide restaurants.
The capital of Switzerland, Bern, came third.
Baby boomers love to be outdoors and Bern’s historic center, with its 100 watering holes to explore on foot, makes it the perfect place for the generation.
Bern also got the highest score for its green spaces and parks.
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Correction: This story has been updated to indicate that no US cities are in Holidu’s top five. An earlier version of the story misrepresented the number of US cities among the five.