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Americans Stress Importance of Eco-Friendly Travel

Posted on April 18, 2007 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

CHICAGO — With over two-thirds (67%) of Americans placing importance on the eco-friendliness of a destination, this market segment has a growing future ahead of it. Travelers are reassessing how they travel, where they stay, and the impact they leave behind when on vacation, according to an Orbitz.com survey.

Conducted by MarketTool's Zoomerang's polling service, the Orbitz survey highlights that: -More than half (65%) state it would somewhat impact their decision to stay at a hotel if they knew the hotel was using solar or wind energy to supplement the powering of the building. -A strong majority (63%) state they would pay a little more to rent a hybrid vehicle or stay at a "green" hotel. -More than half (52%) of Americans state they would be willing to donate a small portion of their vacation budget to help save the environment when booking a trip. -More than half (51%) of Americans surveyed feel the tourism industry in the United States is not environmentally friendly.

The Orbitz poll was conducted online using MarketTool's Zommerang panel of 320 adults ages 19-65, who are regular travelers.

Source: Hospitalitynet.org

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