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Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Detroit Tigers host Seattle at Comerica Park in Detroit. Photo by Dennis Cox.

Detroit Tigers host Seattle at Comerica Park in Detroit. Photo by Dennis Cox.

I have a soft spot for Detroit, one of the nation’s most iconic cities — just say the name, and you think of automobiles, Motown, and now — well, we’ll get to that in a minute.

I was born in nearby Ann Arbor, went to college at the University of Michigan there, and during that time attended a number of sporting events in Detroit, especially Detroit Tiger games at grand old Tiger Stadium, since replaced by a new ballpark.  I’ve been a rabid Tiger fan since I was 15, and, like many baby boomers, the great Motown music of the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye and other artists helped form the soundtrack of my youth.

As a kid growing up in Indiana, my family would make periodic trips to Detroit to visit relatives. At the time,… Continue reading

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According to government and private surveys:

  • Leading-edge baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1955) and seniors account for four out of every five dollars spent on luxury travel today.
  • Roughly half the consumer spending money in the U.S.--more than $2 trillion--is in the hands of leading-edge baby boomers and seniors.
  • Baby boomers (born 1946-1964) travel more than any other age group.
  • When asked what they would most like to spend their money on, baby boomers answered “travel” more than any other category, including improving their health or finances.

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