For some weird reason, we get a kick out of the traveller’s surveys that come out of TripAdvisor. The most recent was a survey of 2,500 users of the TripAdvisor website about their outlook on travel for 2008.
- 41% of Americans said unfavorable exchange rates will prevent or limit their travel to Europe
- 26% intend to be more environmentally conscious in their travel
- 34% of Americans are planning to engage in an educational activity on vacation this year
- 48% of travelers are likely to visit a spa while on vacation
- 80% of travelers are concerned about germs, bacteria and viruses while traveling
- 78% of travelers believe that cell phones should not be allowed on flights