Tag: vacation time

Younger Americans Prefer Mini-Vacations

“Last year, two-thirds (66%) of Americans took at least one trip shorter than five nights, driven by younger generations (72% of millennials and 69% of Gen X’ers, vs. 60% baby boomers), according to a new Ipsos poll. For some, these short breaks are the longest vacations they take: about three in ten Americans (29%) indicated their longest trip last year was lasted less than five nights.”

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.

Unused Paid Time Off Hurts U.S. Workers, Economy

More than forty percent of American workers who receive the benefit of paid time off (PTO) finished the year by squandering a portion of their allotted time, according to a new study by the U.S. Travel Association. If workers used all of their available PTO, the economy would benefit from more than $160 billion in total business sales and $21 billion in tax revenues; even one additional day of earned leave each year would benefit the economy to the tune of $73 billion dollars in total impact.