Information about Your 2016/17 Travel Planning

Once a year, Ocean Home asks our subscribers to help us by providing some basic information about their travel plans and interests. Please answer these short questions about your travel plans and preferred destinations. All of your responses will be kept confidential, and they will be considered only in combination with those of everyone who completes the survey. If you wish to enter to win one of five $100 gift cards, please provide your email address at the conclusion of the survey.  Thank you for your input. 

* 1. How far in advance do you plan, research, and reserve travel for each of the following types of trips?

  1 week 1 week to 1 month 1 to 3 months 3 to 6 months 6 months or more
Luxury weekend getaway
1-week trip
2-week trip
International travel
Business conference

* 2. How often do you typically book your luxury travel in each of the following ways?

  Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
Directly with provider by phone or visit
Online with provider or travel site
With travel agent
With tour-service providers
Through a travel membership program

* 3. Do you combine business and vacation plans when you travel?

* 4. In the next 12 months, how likely are you to plan travel to each of the following destinations?

  Not at all likely Somewhat likely Moderately likely Quite likely Very likely
Luxury golf resort
Luxury beach resort
Luxury spa resort
Luxury mountain resort
Luxury urban hotel
Boutique hotel/resort
Safari or adventure-travel location
Casino or gaming resort
Luxury cruise
Luxury yacht charter
Romantic location

* 5. In the next 12 months, how likely are you to plan travel to each of the following international destinations?

  Not at all likely Somewhat likely Moderately likely Quite likely Very likely
Caribbean, Mexico and Central America
South America
Southeast Asia
South Pacific Islands
Australia or New Zealand
Middle East
Africa
India
UK and Europe
Mediterranean

* 6. In the next 12 months, how likely are you to plan travel to each of the following domestic destinations?

  Not at all likely Somewhat likely Moderately likely Quite likely Very likely
Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
Hawaii
Las Vegas
New York
New England
Puerto Rico
Western Canada
Eastern Canada

* 7. How important are each of the following in selecting your travel destination?

  Not at all important Somewhat important Moderately important Quite important Very important
New destination or experience
Family activities
Fine-dining locations
Outdoor experiences
Water experiences
Theater and the arts
Quality accommodations
Shopping
Spa experience
Cultural experience
Sports and recreation
Wine or spirits tastings
Hotel brand
Cost

* 8. How aware are you of each of the following luxury travel companies?

  Not at all aware Somewhat aware Moderately aware Quite aware Very aware
Andaz Resorts
Cuvee Escapes
Montage Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Resorts
Equity Estates
Four Seasons Resorts
Inspirato
3rd Home
Oceanscape Yachts
Camper & Nicholson Yachts
Fairmont Resorts
Ritz Carlton Resorts
Sailfish Point
The Abaco Club
Crystal Cruises
VRBO
Luxury Retreats
Home Away

* 9. How important are each of the following criteria in deciding to join a luxury vacation membership program?

  Not at all important Of little importance Somewhat important Quite important Very important
Range of destinations offered
Quality of accommodations offered
Access to concierge services to plan vacations
Access to private chefs
Privacy
Freedom to set own itinerary
Access to resorts
Access to yachts
Discount on nightly rates
Unique access to experiences
Membership cost

* 10. How much would you be willing to spend to join a luxury vacation membership program on an annual basis?

* 11. How important are each of the following information sources in making your travel decisions?

  Not at all important Somewhat important Moderately important Quite important Very important
Luxury magazines
Travel magazines
Tourism-board websites
Travel websites
Individual-property websites
Vacation membership concierge services
Travel-agent offices
Online tour packages
Friends and family

* 12. When you travel, how likely are you to travel in the following manners?

  Not at all likely Somewhat likely Moderately likely Quite likely Very likely
Economy
Business class
First class
Private aviation
By boat or yacht

* 13. In the next 12 months, how much are you likely to travel compared to last year?

* 14. In the last 12 months, how many of each of the following types of trips did you take ?

  None 1 2 3 4 5 or more
Domestically by car
Domestically by air
Internationally by air
Ocean cruise
River cruise
Yacht charter

* 15. Where do you see the link to take this survey?

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