Travel Trend Tidbits

Travel Trend Tidbits

26-12-2009

Here are some projected travel trends for the coming year:

* Eighteen percent of travelers said they are taking a "staycation" this coming year. 
* Twenty percent of travelers have taken items from a hotel, such as towels, flatware, or decorative pieces.
* Fifteen percent of respondents have been to a clothing-optional or adults-only resort. 
* Fifty-two percent of travelers said it takes them less than one day to unwind. 
* Thirty-four percent of travelers are uncomfortable with the new full body scanners used by some airport security. 
* Fifty-one percent of those surveyed said they spent more than they budgeted on travel in the past 12 months. 
* Fifty percent said unfavorable exchange rates will prevent them from or limit their travel to Europe in the next 12 months. 
* Sixty-one percent of travelers will visit a beach destination in 2009, 60 percent will go city sightseeing.