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Interesting Facts About Holidays

Interesting Facts About HOLIDAYS HOLIDAY DEPRIVATION BOSSES THAT DO BOSSES SUPPORT HOLIDAYS THAT DON'T SUPPORT HOLIDAYS DID YOU KNOW? Holidays Can Improve Health, Help Stress Relief & Promote Productivity Holidays Promote Creativity Holidays Promote Overall Wellbeing A good holiday can help us One study found that three days after to reconnect with ourselves, a holiday, subjects' physical complaints, their quality of sleep operating as a vehicle for self-discovery andmood hadimproved as compared to before their break. Holidays Stave Off Burnout Workers who take regular Vacations Can Strengthen Bonds time to relax are less likely Spending time enjoying life with to experience burnout loved ones can keep relationships strong Holidays Can Keep Us Healthy Vacations Relieve Stress in Lasting Ways Taking regular time off to 'recharge your batteries', It should come as no surprise that vacations that include thereby keeping stress levels plenty of free time bring stress relief, but research shows lower, can keep you healthier that a good vacation can lead to the experience of fewer stressful days at least five weeks later! MOST POPULAR HOLIDAYS Other Beach Holiday 22% 35% Outdoor Holiday 12% Romantic Holiday City Holiday 12% 19% WHY WE SKIP HOLIDAYS Other Banking days off for the future 17% 23% Have to schedule too far out 18% Coordinating family schedules 23% 19% Can't afford it Number Of UK Holiday Makers Numbers Of holiday makers 45 40 35- 30 25-00 20 00 15 10 oo00 0000000000..00 00000000000000 Date How Much Do We Spend On Holiday Inflation adjusted holiday expenditure 20000 1 18000 16000 14000 12000 10000 8000 6000 4000 2000 1961 1964 1951 1982 1991 Date 20 RIDICULOUS ACTUAL COMPLAINTS MADE BY UK HOLIDAY MAKERS The beach was A guest at a Novotel in too sandy. Australia complained his A woman threatened to call soup was too thick and police after claiming that she'd strong. He was inadvertently been locked in by staff. When in slurping the gravy at the fact, she had mistaken the "do time. not disturb" sign on the back of DO NOT the dooras a warning to remain in the room. No-one told us there would be fish in the sea. The children were startled Topless sunbathing on the beach should be banned. The holiday was ruined as It took us nine hours to my husband spent all day fly home from Jamaica to looking at other women. England it only took the Americans three hours to get home. I compared the size of our My fiancé and I booked a twin-bedded one-bedroom apartment to our room but we were placed in a friends' three-bedroom apartment double-bedded room. We now hold The brochure stated: 'No and ours was significantly smaller. you responsible for the fact that I find myself pregnant. This would not have hairdressers at the accommodation: We're happened if you had put us in the trainee hairdressers - will room that we booked. we be OK staying here. We found the sand was not like the sand in the brochure. Your brochure shows the sand as yellow but it was There are too many white. Spanish people. The receptionist speaks Spanish. We had to queue The food is Spanish. Too many outside with no air foreigners. conditioning. It is your duty as a tour operator to advise us of noisy or unruly guests before we travel. "I was bitten by a mosquito -no-one said they could bite. I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts. RECIPE BOOK On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don't like It's lazy of the local shopkeepers to spicy food at all. close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during 'siesta' time - this should be banned We bought 'Ray-Ban "We booked an excursion to a water sunglasses for five euros park but no-one told us we had to (£3.50) from a street trader, bring our swimming costumes and only to find out they were fake. towels. Source: Save money for your holiday ARGENTINA %69 DENMARK S.COURIA TALY NORWAY %98 SWEDEN 84% Millions BRAZIL 83% INDIA Millions 76% 1951- 0961 1962- 1964 1966 1970 Z261 1974 1967 1976 1970 1978 1973 0861 1982 - 1976 1984 - 1979 1986 1988 - 0661 1992 S861 1994 - 9661 8861 8661 1994 0007 2002 2661 0007 2003

Interesting Facts About Holidays

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Take a dive into the most interesting holiday facts around, where we reveal the truth about holiday deprivation and more!




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