VACATIONS A PRESCRIPTION FOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS, EXPEDIA.CA’S ANNUAL VACATION DEPRIVATION® SURVEY FINDS
Despite reporting an increase in vacation deprivation,
Canadians feel vacations are hugely important to their overall well-being
Toronto, July 23– A national survey from Expedia.ca, Canada’s leading online travel provider*, finds vacations are viewed by Canadians as medicine for the body, mind and soul, with 93 per cent of respondents saying they feel relaxed and rejuvenated when they get home from a vacation. Eighty-seven per cent say they feel closer to their partners or their family, and 78 per cent report being more focused at work after a vacation.
VACATIONS = HEALTH, STRESS RELIEF AND HAPPINESS
Canadians increasingly choosing staycations over travel vacations – not to their benefit, explains Canadian travel expert
Expedia.ca study finds one in three (34 per cent) Canadians plan to use their staycation time completing chores and running errands
Toronto, June 25, 2014– According to a recent survey from Expedia.ca, Canada’s leading online travel provider*, 55 per cent of Canadians are planning to take more staycation time this year compared to last. Expedia.ca has teamed up with Canadian travel blogger Nicole Wears from the Traveling Canucks (www.travelingcanucks.com) who warns that while staycations may help Canadians cross items off their to do list, they fall short in other ways.
– Move over ‘The Hangover’-Style Vegas Vacation: For Canadians, Sin City’s seen as a Romantic Getaway Destination –
Toronto, October 8, 2013– Las Vegas will forever be considered a destination where a bachelor’s last days of freedom are best spent before tying the knot – but the sparkling jewel in the desert is actually a top choice of those who have already embraced coupledom, according to a recent survey by Expedia.caTM, Canada’s leading online travel provider. One in four Canadian respondents (25 per cent) said a romantic getaway with their partner is the main reason they would venture to Vegas, narrowly edging out other options such as celebrating a bachelor or bachelorette, recognizing a milestone and partying with friends.