Americans are taking shorter vacations closer to home because of ease of access and "time poverty," Peter C. Yesawich, president and CEO of Yesawich, Pepperdine and Brown (which monitors travel statistics), told the National Outlook Forum of the Travel Industry Association of America recently. At the same time, he said, they are increasingly interested in new experiences. That message has already reached planners of meetings and incentive trips, who find American groups increasingly ...

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