The Priceline Group | August 15, 2013
NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 15, 2013 -- R.I.P, staycation. In a newly released survey, 83% of Americans said they intend to fly the nest and take a vacation away from home this year. The results are a marked departure from past years of increased economic uncertainty, when some surveys cited up to 30%*, even 50%** of Americans choosing to vacation close to home. These new findings were compiled from priceline.com's (Nasdaq: PCLN) annual Summer Travel Survey, conducted earlier this year. "Staycations were popular between 2007 and 2010, when economic uncertainty had many Americans concerned about their finances and their jobs," said Priceline's ...
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