The ‘weekend’ is a US tradition! Few peoples celebrate Friday nights through Sunday more passionately than Americans! The weekend is also the ultimate salute to the American spirit of achievement, affording everyone the opportunity to spend their hard-earned breaks with families or friends or anywhich way they choose.
Travel Industry Association’s (TIA) U.S. Domestic Leisure Travel Report finds that 225 million weekend trips were taken last year. Weekend warriors spend more, are activity-focussed and are usually couples though families with kids comprise 28% of such travelers. The weekend travel trend ties in neatly with 2 other trends – workaholic America’s need to take a break whenever humanly possible and the dying institution of the family; more American couples are living together than getting married – frequent weekend getaways are a natural progression of freedom from the financial commitment of marriage.