Talking Points: August 5, 2019

 August 5, 2019

“You have to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” Yogi Berra

It takes most people about six months to recover financially after a vacation. LearnVest.com, June 20, 2019

Thirty-four percent of Americans said they’ll spend between $1,000 and $4,999 on summer vacations this year. CNBC, July 12, 2019

“It’s better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” Asian Proverb

Direct spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $3.0 billion a day, $124.3 million an hour, $2.1 million a minute and $34,500 a second. The $1.1 trillion in traveler spending generated $2.5 trillion in economic output and supported a total of 15.7 million American jobs. U.S. Travel Association

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta

“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who just had one.” Elbert Hubbard

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