Facts You Should Know About Taking a Summer Vacation in 2015

The weather is warmer, the kids are home from school and that means it’s time to hit the road, hop on a plane or slide into a train seat.
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The weather is warmer, the kids are home from school and that means it’s time to hit the road, hop on a plane or slide into a train seat. Well, if you’re thinking of getting away this summer, you're not alone. According to the U.S Travel Association 1.7 billion U.S. residents logged a summer vacation in 2014, adding to the $2.1 trillion of economic output generated by America's tourism industry last year and that number is expected to increase in 2015. Taking a whole week off? No need to feel guilty. One in nine U.S jobs depend on travel and tourism, making it the seventh largest private employment sector. American travelers are expected to generate around $330 each for the economy over Memorial Day weekend alone. Don’t forget to budget enough case for all that wining and dining. Food Services are the number one source of travel spending, totaling $220.3 billion last year. Around 55 percent of American vacations were taken in domestic locations in 2014.