Fear of being replaced and work piling up coupled with a lack of employer support and communication is keeping Americans from using the time off they have earned, according to the new study, 'Overwhelmed America: Why Dont We Use Our Paid Time Off?' conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications (GfK) for the U.S. Travel Associations Travel Effect initiative.
AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.
Massachusetts is home to North America's most expensive summer destination in terms of its lodging cost. That's the finding of a new survey from CheapHotels.org, which compared the August hotel rates for all destinations in the USA and Canada.
The third quarter edition of the Global Economic Outlook offers timely insights from Deloitte Research economists about the United States, the Eurozone, China, Japan, India, Russia, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.
The report highlights that demand from emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil and improved economic growth in advanced economies, combined with limited advances in travel supply, will result in an upward pressure on rates, particularly in high-demand travel markets.
Travel is expected to increase across all generations this fall according to a national survey by D.K. Shifflet & Associates. Boomers show the largest increases over 2013 and they along with GI/Silents are the most likely to travel with about six out of ten planning to travel at least once this fall. The number of Millennials planning to travel this year is about the same as last year.