RISMEDIA, July 13, 2010—Travel Ticker, a leading inspirational travel website announced the results of its 2010 Summer Travel Intentions Survey. This year, the travel bug seems to be back as 75% of respondents are planning to travel the same amount or more as compared to 2009. And this summer, vacationers are most interested in hitting the sandy beaches, having plenty of sightseeing/cultural experiences and swinging a date with lady luck.
When asked what type of dream summer getaway is the most desired this year, it’s no surprise that a resounding majority chose beach getaways (37%) and cultural/sightseeing excursions (33%). To help the team at Travel Ticker continue to handpick just the right deals, they also found out specific destinations that summer travelers are aiming to visit most. Coming in at number one is sunny Las Vegas, followed closely by locales sure to please beachgoers or culture lovers.
Top 10 summer destinations chosen by survey respondents:
1. Las Vegas
2. New York
6. San Francisco
7. San Diego
10. Washington D.C.
“First and foremost, it’s great to hear directly from customers that they’re ready to travel again this year. But more importantly, it’s great to find out where they want to go,” said Barbara Messing, General Manager of Travel Ticker. “Travelers can feel confident that our team of experts is always searching for deeply discounted, high-quality travel deals to all their desired destinations and more.”