Recently, The American Traveler survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Interactive on behalf of Expedia from February 16-20, 2012 among 2,262 adults ages 18 and older.
This study, combined Expedia’s data, reveals a lot about how Americans are traveling in today’s economy. The data shows that even though travelers are taking fewer flights, they are booking more hotel nights.
The American Traveler is proving to be resilient in a down economy, by driving instead of flying and taking more frequent, shorter trips. The study also showed how important friends and family were to the travel experience.
Friends and family were the most important resource when choosing a hotel and travel destination. Expedia.com’s Mommy Travel Expert Anne Taylor Hertzel who runs the blog HipTravelMama is here to tell us about great getaways in your state, and how American families are finding deals today, where they are going and the hidden tips and tricks that can save your family money for Spring Travel.
For more information, check out hiptravelmama.com.