Family travel a top priority for 72 percent Americans - survey reveals

Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership business, announced the results of its most recent travel trends survey which indicates vacationing is on the horizon for a majority of Americans this year. The survey conducted on behalf of Wyndham Destinations by Atomik Research reveals 72 percent of U.S. adults will travel to reunite with family and friends in 2021. 30 percent of survey respondents identified Orlando as a top destination for a family vacation in 2021.

Family travel a top priority for 72 percent Americans - survey reveals

In an online survey of 1,005 Americans, produced by independent creative market research agency Atomik Research, 72 percent of participants said they will prioritize traveling to see family and friends, with three-fourths agreeing they are likely to do so before the end of the year. The survey also found the desire for home-style amenities is higher than ever.

Respondents identified the following as top destinations for a family vacation in 2021: Orlando (30 percent), Grand Canyon (26 percent), New York City (24 percent), and Myrtle Beach, SC (24 percent). Respondents identified the following as top considerations when planning a family vacation: Relaxation (61 percent), Affordability (58 percent), Climate (44 percent), and Accommodations (43 percent).

Seventy-four percent of respondents report having a full kitchen (oven/range, dishwasher, sink, microwave, full size refrigerator, etc.) makes their vacation more enjoyable. Additionally, 69 percent say having a washer and dryer on-site makes their vacation more enjoyable, with 68 percent saying getting laundry done on vacation means less chores when they return home. The majority of respondents (82 percent) said having separate living spaces in their suites allows for more quiet time when needed, while 75 percent agree that separate living spaces makes family vacation more enjoyable.

For families considering their next vacation, vacation ownership with Wyndham Destinations provides an affordable solution that allows families to own their vacation - year after year. With over 245 vacation club resort locations across industry-leading brands including Club Wyndham, WorldMark by Wyndham and Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham, families have the opportunity to explore places they’ve never visited – or return to their favorite destinations. Families can also test-drive the vacation ownership life by booking condo vacations at hotel prices online.