Travel has a strong economic impact on the nation’s economy. It generates $2.0 trillion in economic output, ranks among the top ten private employers in the country, supports 14.6 million American jobs and contributes more than $129 billion in tax revenues.
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Effects on You
Kids love field trips, but new research suggests parents and teachers should love them as much or more. Our latest survey from the Wagner Group shows that educational trips — whether school-sponsored or taken with family — improve student engagement and are linked with greater success later in life regardless of gender, ethnicity or other demographic factors.
Effects on Business
Employers and employees take note: Beyond fun and adventure, vacations play an important role in the workplace. A new survey suggests that although most employees neglect taking their full vacation time, those who don’t have better performance and experience greater wellness. Research proves that time away pays.