Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day with Visit Jackson, TN
National Plan for Vacation Day takes place during the last Tuesday in January as a day to encourage Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year at the start of the year. While much of the country continues to face rising case numbers and travel restrictions, National Plan for Vacation Day is chance to do what is safe and productive: plan.
National Plan for Vacation Day initiative are to encourage Americans to still plan—or even book—future vacations, or to simply keep their travel flame alive and think about their next trip. As you plan your future trips, the travel industry is ready to safely welcome you back—when you’re ready.
“It’s been a challenging year, and I know we have all missed traveling and exploring our great country,” said U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow. “While many are not yet ready or able to take a vacation, we are encouraging Americans to pull out their calendars on January 26 and get a future trip on the books—even if that just means dreaming about your next getaway.”
“In the face of so much uncertainty, and with more than 63% of Americans saying they desperately need a vacation, National Plan for Vacation Day is the perfect opportunity for Americans to renew their love of travel and to look ahead to better days.”
There is a wealth of information that says simply planning a vacation can increase happiness, with 97% of survey respondents saying that having a trip planned makes them happier. Further, survey data shows that 84% of Americans are excited to plan a vacation in the next six months, indicating an impending surge in travel demand once conditions improve.
With so many great travel deals to be had, Visit Jackson, TN advises savvy vacation planners who are able to book future trips now to take advantage of these offers before demand picks up.
“Visit Jackson, TN is celebrating National Plan for Vacation Day to encourage Americans to plan ahead for future travel and take some much-needed time off,” said Lori Nunnery, Executive Director with Visit Jackson, TN. “By committing to planning on January 26, Americans can all enjoy the many benefits of taking a break while giving themselves something to look forward to—and many communities has some great deals and ideas to help you plan your perfect getaway.”
Visit Jackson, TN continues to urge Americans to adhere to healthy travel practices—whether one is planning a vacation in the short term or for later this year. U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Confidently toolkit has a wealth of resources and guidance to encourage safe and healthy travel, which includes wearing a mask, frequent hand washing, maintaining physical distance when possible and staying home if feeling sick.
Visit Jackson, TN / Jackson-Madison county Convention and Visitors Bureau is the Destination Marketing Organization for the city of Jackson and Madison county, Tennessee. Additionally, it seeks to lead tourism by the following: To positively impact the local economy by increasing travel related spending in the county, Provide quality services to the visitor and the local hospitality industry, and Assist in the development, preservation and expansion of the county, region and Tennessee’s tourism product.