间隔年旅行经常旅行到遥远的地方,在高等教育或工作前从大学毕业后,持续近一年,这是一个全球趋势在年轻人的旅游Kowalczyk-Aniol所指出的(2012)。这一趋势是很受欢迎的在发达国家如英国、美国、澳大利亚、日本和加拿大。在波兰,间隔年旅行注册使用的百分比4% Y一代受访者进行的研究。凝视中其他旅游趋势普遍千禧年的旅行者或Y一代在波兰,它可以发现,36%的人选择了有组织的旅行,而41%的人通过互联网预订。波兰千禧年的旅行者的一个独特的方面是他们使用互联网沙发冲浪网络为8%。城市年轻人通常是容易发生这种现象。他们把免费住宿的好处在外国俱乐部成员的家庭,大多使用英语。他们也很乐意提供自己的住宅或其他形式的酒店如带他们参观这个城市,邀请茶或咖啡等等。空档年的采取和使用互联网的沙发冲浪俱乐部是波兰千禧年的旅客特别是学生的特色。此外,这些趋势都登记增加年复一年。



Gap year travel are journeys often to remote places, made before higher education or before starting work or after graduating from university , lasting for nearly an year, that is a global trend among youngster’s tourism as pointed out by Kowalczyk-Aniol (2012). This trend is really popular in developed countries such as United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Japan and Canada. In Poland, gap year travel registered a usage percentage of 4% among generation Y respondents to the study conducted. Peering into the other tourism trends prevalent among millennial travellers or generation Y in Poland, it can be found that 36% of them chose organised trips, while 41% of them made bookings through internet. A distinctive aspect of Polish millennial travellers was their usage of internet couch surfing networks at 8%. Urban young were typically prone to this phenomenon. They take benefit of free accommodation at the homes of foreign club members, mostly using English. They also gladly provide their own residences or other forms of hospitality such as showing them around the city, invitations to tea or coffee and more. Both taking of a gap year and usage of internet couch surfing clubs are distinctive features of Polish millennial travellers especially among students. In addition, both these trends are registering an increase year upon year.
Mobile applications as solutions to enhance sustainable travel behaviour among Generation Y
Generation Y or millennial travellers already constitute a major chunk of the global tourism industry and its growth dynamics places it at the centre of attention of this industry. For different reasons, this generation is travelling for, seeking different experiences and so possesses different travel habits when compared with their parents as noted by Amadeus (2009) and as summarized by Kiilunen (2013). On average number of trips, it has increased for this generation in the last five years. They are also taking more trips outside their local region and exploring new areas of the world. They consult a higher number of information sources in planning trips. Travel instils in them a desire to travel more, acting as a stimulus in developing and learning, including developing enhanced natural understanding.