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Fact Sheet February 6, 2013

Travel Ignites Romance Executive Summary

Couples who travel together have healthier, happier relationships compared to those who do not, according to a survey from the U.S. Travel Association. Couples in a romantic relationship report traveling together makes them significantly more likely to be satisfied in their relationships, communicate well with their partners, enjoy more romance, have a better sex life, spend quality time together and share common goals and desires.

The U.S. Travel survey was conducted to understand if, and to what extent, leisure travel strengthened relationships between romantic partners. Edge Research conducted performed the probability, Random Digit Dialing (RDD) telephone survey in December 2012. The RDD survey ensured a census representative sample of adults in relationships, with quotas on gender, age, and region.