Tour operators and travel agents are seeing a boost in demand for exotic destinations, attributable to low airfares, affordable lodging and ample online information on extraordinary places. "[P]eople are living longer, are healthier and are taking better care of themselves. We have clients who are long retired and travel is a logical thing for them. They've been to so many places they now want something different," said Bob Drumm, president of General Tours World Traveler.

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