May 2013

CANADIANS PLAN TO STRETCH VACATION DAYS BY BOOKING HOLIDAYS AROUND SUMMER LONG WEEKENDS research finds most Canadians love summer long weekends for a quick getaway and are open to the idea of taking a spontaneous vacation -

TORONTO (ON) May 15, 2013 – Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, according to a recent survey by Expedia.caTM, most Canadians (58 per cent) consider May’s Victoria Day long weekend to be the start of the season. The survey conducted by Canada’s leading online travel provider also found that Canadians view the four national summer long weekends as an opportunity – or perhaps an excuse – to travel, with 66 per cent of respondents stating they take advantage of at least one long weekend over the summer to go on holiday.