Record Number of Americans Participated in Recreational Boating in 2010

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32.4% of American adults participated in recreational boating in 2010

They didn’t have enough cash for a cruise to the Caribbean.   They didn’t have the available credit on their credit card to charge a flight to Disney World.

But 75 millions of Americans during tough economic times the perfect little getaway in 2010: a weekend of boating.

 

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Britons Deserting Vacations Abroad and Opting for the Staycation Instead

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Vacations abroad by Britons fell 15 per cent last year.

Millions of Britons are abandoning the foreign holiday for the first time since mass tourism became common in the 1970s, official figures indicate.  The number of trips abroad by British residents fell 15 per cent last year, as the financial downturn and poor exchange rates saw many families opt for so-called “staycations” at home.

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Recession Friendly Staycations: The Fake Vacation At Home

Recession Friendly Staycations:  The Fake Vacation At Home

 

During the recession, families are forced to cut back on luxuries in order to keep money in the bank for life’s unavoidable expenses. In lieu of taking an expensive, luxury vacation overseas, many families and individuals are opting instead for fake vacations at home which are creating a world of new business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

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