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Why do women travel solo more than men?

Women dominate solo travel in a 63/36 split. The Solo Travel Society on Facebook has over 225,000 fans and 63% of them are women. A survey found that 65% of US women are taking vacations without their partners. This is consistent with the travel experiences of Janice Waugh, publisher of Solo Traveler. “I see women traveling solo far more often than men,” she said. “In one case, I was on a train in India and, randomly, there…

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2018’s Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle

all aspire to become the best and fittest versions of ourselves. To achieve that goal, we must maintain an active lifestyle. But that’s easier said than done, partly because where we live may be failing to promote a healthy way of life. Some cities, for instance, lack sidewalks or neighborhood parks while others encourage few fitness centers to open for business. Source: WalletHub Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle Overall Rank (1 =…

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Ranks of Millennial Biz Travelers Growing

08/11/2014 To twist a famous Mark Twain quote, facts about the lives of millennials have been greatly exaggerated. Or have they? Here is what we do know: By 2020, 50% of the U.S. workforce will be under the age of 32, and millennials will make up half of all business travelers. Recent studies of this demographic group—those born between 1980 and 2000—show they will travel more, spend more and continue to increase their use of…

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11 Travel Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

Blogs, drones and Instagram, Oh my. Way back in 2005 we lived in a Twitterless existence, devoid of Instagram, personal drones and Oculus headsets. A lot has happened in the span of 10 years. We are a decade older, a bit slower and, I think, quite a bit more distinguished in the face department. The travel industry has matured as well, infusing various parts of the industry with wonderful innovations and crazy jobs we never…

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