What is the Travel Effect?

Travel Effect is the feeling you get taking a step away from the busyness of life. Using your earned time off—whether around the house or on a trip—recharges your batteries and lifts the weight off your shoulders. Give it a try. Take a day off and experience the Travel Effect.


Fact Sheet March 12, 2013

Executive Summary: Family Vacations Create Lasting Memories

Most of us think of travel in terms of looking ahead: plans for spring break, summer vacation, winter holidays. But family vacations are also one of the most important parts of our past, according to a new survey of 3,600+ kids and adults.

Consider, as just one example from the study, that 3 in 4 adults ages 55+ still remember vacations from as early as the age of five, and remember those experiences more vividly that school events or even birthday celebrations.

This executive summary shares key findings that family travel creates a remarkable imprint with stories that last a lifetime and offers evidence-based insights into making your family vacations better than ever.