“vacation” Charts

George W. Bush and Barack Obama Vacation Time Comparison »

This summer, controversy came out over the fact that President Obama was on vacation for the duration of the major…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 259
Score: 7

Travel Expenditures by Income Level »

U.S. households in the highest quintile of income spent an average of $3,718 on travel expenditures in 2008, nine times…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 296
Score: 3

Life's a Beach: Top Vacation Spots for Americans »

Out of Americans taking at least one trip this summer for leisure, nearly half are making time for a visit…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 105
Score: 2

Leisure and Hospitality Employment is Increasing »

Employment in the leisure and hospitality industry has been steadily increasing since the 1940s. As a percentage of total private…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 124
Score: 2

The Coast: An Economic Force »

Coastal areas generate the majority of economic production in the United States. The 30 states (and D.C.) with shorelines (oceans…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 78
Score: 2

Looking to Take a Day Off? How About 35 Days? »

The United States is the only country among the top 21 economies that lacks a law requiring employers to provide…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 52
Score: 1

The Stagnant and Costly Amtrak System »

From 1991 to 2012, air travel miles increased by 68 percent, compared to only an 8 percent growth in Amtrak…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 784
Score: 1

These People Make The Most Out Of Their Vacation Days »

When it comes to taking time off for vacation, no one does it better than the Europeans. Not only do…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 53

Despite Plane Disappearances, Americans Don't Fear Flying »

In the wake of the Malaysia and AirAsia fiascos, a plurality of Americans don't fear air transportation. Another third express…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 37

What Have Millions of Americans Lied to Their Bosses About? »

14% of American workers in the past year have called in sick to their jobs despite not actually being ill.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 43

Take One For the Team and... Stay Home? »

3 in 4 Americans said they would prefer sick coworkers to stay home from work if there's a chance others…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 42

Huge Differences In US and UK on Vacationing Abroad »

A whopping 91% of British citizens have traveled abroad for vacation, compared to 50% of Americans. Perhaps because of the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 49

When Money Ain't a Thing, Americans Pick Europe for Vacation »

1 in 2 Americans chose Europe as their ideal vacation spot if money were not an issue. Australia's popularity among…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 22

Paid Vacation Increases While Paid Sick Leave Decreases »

The average number of paid vacation days for full-time private industry workers increased among all tenure lengths from 1992-93 to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 198

How much do Americans spend on travel? »

In 2008, only 3% of household expenditures in the U.S. were travel related expenditures, equivalent to $1,415 spent per household.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 153

Longer Vacations For Those Who Keep Their Jobs »

The longer you work for the same employer, the more vacation days you get. After 20 years of service with…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 61

The Many Types of Shorelines »

There a variety of shoreline types across the U.S., but the five main types are rocky, flats, beaches,vegetated, and armored.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 51

How many rooms are in a typical hotel? »

According to 2009 lodging industry data from the Census, 55.6% of lodging establishments (hotels, motels, resorts, etc.) in the U.S.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 106