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Most Americans Not Taking A Summer Vacation

Posted on June 16, 2015
The great American summer vacation is on its way out, and the country’s huge vacation deficit keeps on going. Each year, Americans fail to use 429 million vacation days, and with those days $160 billion in economic opportunity is lost, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

The richer Americans (those above $100,000 in income a year) are the most likely to take summer vacations this year, while those in the lower income bracket ($50,000 and below) are the least likely to.

Skift Survey results and article here

Related Topics: client markets, industry trends, leisure travel, retail markets, U.S. Travel Association

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