Each year, Americans fail to use 429 million vacation days, and with those days, $160 billion in economic opportunity is lost. That’s why the U.S. Travel Association launched Project: Time Off, an initiative to prove the personal, professional, economic, and social benefits that taking time off can deliver. The U.S. Travel Association decided to lead the charge by taking the challenge themselves, view the results here.
Sometimes, planning is the hardest part of actually using your vacation. U.S. Travel has made it easier than ever with their new calendar tool. Plug in your annual days off, book your beach escapes, mountain treks and family reunions all at once then export the file to your Outlook Calendar and to share with friends and family.
Need more convincing? Here just a few ways taking your paid time off helps make you a better employee, person and economic contributor: