Americans Are Planning for Dream Vacations To Get Off Pandemic Blues

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  • Americans are most likely to return to traveling to make up for a lost time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE: HLT).

  • The survey analyzed the impact COVID-19 had on Americans' travel habits and determined their most sought-after wish list destinations.

  • About 59% of respondents said they are likely to resume travel and have a bucket list to tick off.

  • The most preferred destinations were the Grand Canyon, Eiffel Tower, Niagara Falls, Statue of Liberty, the Colosseum in Rome, and the Las Vegas Strip.

  • "The results show both international and domestic destinations are at the top of Americans' wish lists for their next vacation," said Jenna Hackett, global brand head, Curio Collection by Hilton.

  • About 49% of the respondents said they set aside more money during the pandemic for a dream vacation they always wanted to visit.

  • With travel restriction easing and economies across the globe opening up due to swift vaccination drives and huge stimulus push, the travel & leisure sector is set to benefit from the pent-up demand.

  • Price Action: HLT shares are trading higher by 0.78% at $127.58 on the last check Friday.

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