Tag: travel

Retailers to Promote Specialty Camping Accessories

“In the U.S. sales of camping accessories and equipment have remained stable, up 0.2% for the 12 months ending March 2019 compared to the same timeframe year ago, according to The NPD Group. However, sales of camp accessories that bring the comforts of home to the great outdoors have steadily increased, accounting for most of the growth.”

Doctors to Promote Vaccines to International Travelers

“If you’re planning a summer trip overseas, you may be preoccupied with booking airfare and finding lodging, but certain destinations require an extra step of planning: travel vaccines.”

Travel Agencies Can Prevent Lodging Disasters

“According to Consumer Reports, fully 59% of travelers in a recent survey of 2,000 Americans conducted for AIG Travel said they’d been on a trip that didn’t go as planned.”

Hotel Bars to Cater to Travelers’ Need to Unwind

“Alcohol has long been embedded in American culture, from the bar to the home to the brew pub and beyond, reports Nielsen. When we think about how and where America will drink in the coming years, we need to consider today’s on-the-go, fragmented consumer landscape. The bedrock of travel stay is the hotel, where opportunities remain to up the ante in the alcohol industry.”

Charities to Target the 27% of Consumers Who Volunteer on Vacation

With temperatures warming up across the country, the countdown to summer travel season has officially begun. This year, as travelers start scouting out destinations, they’re picking places where they can feel good and do good at the same time.

Hotels to Promote Friendly Accommodations for Pride Celebrations

With April acting as the unofficial kick off to Pride season, recognized annually and internationally throughout June, now is the perfect time to start planning a trip around the upcoming 2019 Pride festivities. Travelers planning a trip to celebrated Pride destinations including Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco and New York City can browse hotels, booking tips and itineraries.

Travel Businesses to Target the 69% of Americans Desiring Internet and TV-Free Vacations

Many have said it and many more have thought it and seven in ten Americans (69%) say that sometimes, an isolated cabin in the woods without internet and cable TV seems like the perfect lifestyle. Here’s why.

46% of Americans Think Travel Agents Add Value to Trips

The vast majority of Americans (75%) would consider working with a travel agent to plan their vacations, while some 27 million travelers plan to do so just within the next year, according to new research from AAA Travel. The outlook remains positive for years to come, with younger travelers embracing the expertise of travel agents. In fact, millennials are just as likely as baby boomers to say they are planning to use a travel agent for a trip in the next 12 months.

Lack of Vacation Linked to Depression in 30.4% of Americans

Americans suffering from a “vacation deficit” are nearly two times as likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression compared to the national average, according to the tenth annual Allianz Global Assistance Vacation Confidence Index. “Vacation deficit” identifies those who think that a vacation is important but are not confident they will take one this year.

77% of U.S. Consumers Have a Travel Bucket List, But 85% Are Stopped By Cost

Love Home Swap, one of the world’s leading home exchange programs, is releasing results from its Travel Bucket List Survey of 1,000 Americans. The survey uncovers U.S. consumers’ travel aspirations and the barriers that stand in their way.

13% of Gen Xers Exceed Their Travel Budget

With its tenth annual Vacation Confidence Index, Allianz Global Assistance finds 10% of Americans admit to going over budget while on vacation last year, and those who did, on average, overspent by 27% ($534).

Sharing Economy Services To Increase Business by Targeting Young Mobile Travel Planners

While Americans are growing more familiar with sharing economy services, the intention to use these services is declining in favor of more traditional services. According to the fourth annual Allianz Travel Insurance Sharing Economy Index released by Allianz Global Assistance, 53% of Americans declared they are either “not very likely” or “not at all likely” to use sharing economy services during their 2018 summer travels.

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