Harsh Winter Has Americans Seeking Sun Getaways
Survey Reveals Hawaii, the Caribbean and the South Pacific are the Favorite
NEW YORK, March 18, 2014
NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a
global Internet media company, revealed 71% of Americans are planning at least
one warm-weather getaway in the upcoming months. One in ten Americans is
planning three or more warm-weather getaways. The survey also revealed Hawaii,
the Caribbean and the South Pacific were the most-desired sun destinations.
"After a winter dominated by the Polar Vortex, it's understandable that
travelers are seeking warm-weather vacations. We're seeing deals for travel
now through the end of spring with up to 60% savings on regular rates for
areas such as Hawaii, the Caribbean and Florida," said Gabe Saglie, senior
editor for Travelzoo. "To find the best deal, travelers have to be flexible
either on their destination or their travel dates. And from our survey, we
know at least 26% of Americans will do just that – let the deal determine
To help travelers plan their spring travel, Travelzoo Deal Experts compiled a
list of warm-weather getaways. These deals include:
Travel deals to get you there: air, hotel, vacation and cruise
Location Savings Deal
Nationwide 50% $240 & up -- Spring Break Fares to Beach Destinations (R/T)
Caribbean $110 $489 -- Balcony on 7-Night Caribbean Cruise w/$50 Credit
Hawaii $160 $399 -- Maui: 'World's Best' Beach Resort, Save $160
Miami 63% $159 -- South Beach: Ocean Drive Hotel w/Breakfast, $270
Las Vegas 25% $127 & up -- 4-Star Lake Las Vegas Resort
Leisure deals once you are there: dining, spa and entertainment
Location Savings Deal
Hawaii 52% $139 -- Waikiki Mini Spa Day: Massage & Facial, Reg.
Hawaii 54% $99 -- 2-Hour Surfing Lesson & 5-Day Board Rental,
Miami 47% $45 -- 'Hip, Sexy' Barezzito: Sushi & Drinks for 2,
Las Vegas 72% $45 -- VIP Access to 35+ Las Vegas Nightclubs, Reg.
San Diego 60% $89 -- Massage, Facial & Pool at Gaslamp Hilton, Reg.
West Palm Beach 43% $95 -- Four Seasons: Dinner for 2 w/Prosecco, Reg.
For more warm-weather getaway deals, visit Travelzoo's spring break page. For
deals to use while on a sunny vacation, download Travelzoo's free mobile app
for iPhone and Android. The Travelzoo app features maps to help users browse
and book travel deals to go on vacation, as well as entertainment and leisure
deals to browse and book while on vacation.
Travelzoo surveyed 400 American adults between March 6 and 12, 2014. All
respondents were Internet users age 25+.
Travelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 26 million
subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices
worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel,
entertainment and local companies. Travelzoo Deal Experts review offers to
find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo
is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo
Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc.
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