While ranked #8 and #12 in domestic popularity, respectively, Washington, DC and Boston tied for the best average overall guest rating (4.1) among Top 25 U.S. Cities . According to hotel guests, Boston also offers the best hotels in terms of condition (4.2), service (4.2) and cleanliness (4.4) among Top 25 Cities. Among other top destinations with average overall guest ratings of 4.0 and above, Portland hotels offer the most affordable rates ($126) according to the Hotel Price Index.
Purchasing Power released an infographic, 'Vacations: A Luxury or A Necessity?' that depicts employee vacation practices and outlines the consequences of failing to use all paid time off and not getting away.