July 28, 2016 02:41 ET

Diamond Resorts International® Timeshare -- the Importance of Traveling When Young

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - July 28, 2016) - Diamond Resorts International® timeshare experts offer destinations in more than 35 countries worldwide and are firm advocates for the benefits of travel in general, and for young people, in particular. The obvious reason is the fewer job and family responsibilities one has while young, as well as an essential lack of physical attachments like a mortgage or car to anchor them down. But a major part of the advantage to seeing the world when young is that the travel experiences will become more deeply-ingrained life lessons that continue to resonate through the coming years. As former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said, "Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."

According to Diamond Resorts International® timeshare professionals, traveling in one's youth will help change the way one relates to the world at large. By leaving a small hometown and visiting something bigger, a person will internalize that the world is a wider place, with complexities not found in their local area. And this broader perspective will stay with them forever, always influencing their political views and social outlook. It will also change the way a person relates to others. When leaving one's comfortable sphere for the first time, a young traveler may be afraid of new situations and new people, but with a building of positive experiences they will learn that life is more enriched when developing friendships with people who are different from them.

Travel teaches a person how to be independent and responsible, because it is the time when the only person who can be relied on is the traveler themselves. They will need to forge their organizational skills to keep track of plane tickets, passport, and other necessities - as well as thinking ahead such as booking accommodations. Another beneficial trait that travel teaches a young person is how to manage money. There are few things worse than the prospect of running out of cash when traveling, and it is a lesson about reckless spending that will stay with a person for years, and give them an internal sense of budget and balance that applies to all financial situations.

A person who travels regularly develops a talent and desire to try new things, according to Diamond Resorts International® timeshare experts. They become more positive about the "strange" and more willing to just jump in and give it a shot. They can develop a range of tastes, which also leads to finding one's true personality early on, a great advantage at the start of a career. It is that tried and true idea of "finding yourself" that is so often connected to traversing the globe.

And finally, to put it simply, travel will make a person more interesting. Traveling can create a compelling story to retell later in life. The well-traveled person is one that other people like to talk with at parties, they might even be an inspiration to others who may be considering exploring the world.

About Diamond Resorts International®

Diamond Resorts International®, with its network of more than 420 vacation destinations located in 35 countries throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, provides guests with choice and flexibility to let them create their dream vacation, whether they are traveling an hour away or around the world. Our relaxing vacations have the power to give guests an increased sense of happiness and satisfaction in their lives, while feeling healthier and more fulfilled in their relationships, by enjoying memorable and meaningful experiences that let them Stay Vacationed.™

Diamond Resorts International® manages vacation ownership resorts and sells vacation ownership points that provide members and owners with Vacations for Life® at over 420 managed and affiliated properties and cruise itineraries.

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