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MA – December 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / The
average American vacation is short, and it’s getting shorter – U.S. citizens
already use only a fraction of the vacation time they are entitled to,
and the average trip dropped 20 percent in duration this year compared
to 2016, according to a study conducted by Ipsos at the request of Europ
Must Stop Leaving Vacation Days on the Table
calls for US travelers to buck a worrying
trend and use what’s theirs
the average vacation in 2017 lasting 1.4 weeks – down from 1.6 weeks a
year earlier, according to Ipsos – it’s clear that Americans are on a steep
downward trend when it comes to taking time off and exploring the world.
TravelPirates, the travel
deals finder quickly gaining steam in the U.S., is aiming to reverse this
trend by showing Americans how they can take more vacation without burning
through their budget or quitting their job.
U.S. has a culture of guilt about taking enough vacation, and it’s American
workers who miss out as a result,” says Jessica Bisesto, senior editor
at TravelPirates. “We’re encouraging people to change that in 2018, by
using the vacation allowance they worked so hard to earn.”
far more common for workers in the rest of the Western world to take full
advantage of their paid time off, and we think it is a small and important
change every American worker should make next year,” says Bisesto.
with its European parent company HolidayPirates
Group, TravelPirates is the most popular travel brand on Facebook
in the world, with 9 million fans and counting. Now in the U.S., its team
of expert deals hunters are on a mission to convince Americans that it’s
possible to travel the world on a budget.
looking to travel more in 2018 can check out TravelPirates.com,
the TravelPirates app and the brand’s social media channels to snag deeply
discounted flights, vacations, hotels and more, before everyone else.
is the U.S. division of HolidayPirates Group, the world’s largest online
travel community and leading source for travel inspiration and deals. Powered
by a team of expert deal hunters, TravelPirates saves consumers time, effort
and money by sharing the best value getaway deals, vacation inspiration
and helpful tips and tricks for seeing the world on a budget.
HolidayPirates Group is
one of the fastest growing travel companies in Europe. The business has
websites in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria,
Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. Prospective customers will find
the best travel deals collated from numerous third party sites. The multi-award-winning
website is updated numerous times on a daily basis and covers flights,
package holidays, car hire and the hotel sector. In addition, there is
information on special promotional campaigns as well as train and bus travel.
Each of the travel portals belonging to the HolidayPirates group works
completely independently of the relevant operators and partners. In 2016
the portal won a British Travel Award in the section “Best Travel Deals
Provider”, a “Momentum Award”, “Best and Most Popular Website of the Year”
in the travel and leisure category, as well as the “Rising Brand of the
Year” by Travolution Awards.
Manager for TravelPirates