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2017 International Travel Trends Report Increase

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The numbers for international inbound travel to the U.S. posted strong numbers in January 2017, according to the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) created by the U.S. Travel Association.

While the numbers for the first quarter of international travel statistics will be released sometime in April, the most recent TTI is promising, showing a year-over-year growth rate of 7.8%. This is a continuation of a months-long streak of unforeseen growth and defying consistent projections of decline. What’s more, the TTI’s score for the Current Travel Index (CTI) is the highest that it’s been since May 2014.

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Florida Travel Guide: Destin

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This post is the fifth in a series of travel guides for vacation destinations across the great state of Florida. For quality accommodations throughout the Sunshine State, browse our Florida timeshare resales and Florida timeshare rentals and relish in the savings!

A gem on the Emerald Coast of Florida, Destin is a beachside destination that’s sure to please any traveler. Rich with sandy shores, pristine golf courses, and incredible fishing opportunities, this is a Florida hot spot you’ll want to experience for yourself.

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Destination Spotlight: Maple Sugaring Season in Vermont

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Maple Sugaring Season

While New Englanders are (barely) warming up at the dawn of the spring season, those growing temperatures are already working their magic out in the woods of Vermont. Many travelers looking to vacation in a place that is scenic as well as informative will be hard-pressed to find a better place to go than maple sugaring season Vermont.

Among the beautiful groves of trees in Vermont’s wooded towns, the Green Mountain state features over a thousand sugar houses. In 2016, maple sugaring season in Vermont produced nearly 2 million gallons of syrup in 2016, 47% of the country’s maple syrup. The industry is just as rich as the sap; Vermonters are proud of their sugarmakers and products which makes Vermont maple sugaring season travel all the more exciting for newcomers and veteran tappers alike!

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New Disney Attractions Coming to a Park Near You

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Disney has been making headlines in the news in recent years, with a number of major blockbuster films, giant acquisitions, and long awaited additions to their massive theme parks in Florida and California. Ever the popular vacation getaway for families with kids of all ages, Walt Disney World Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim, California have been favorite travel destinations for generations. While anyone who’s been can surely name the popular sites like Space Mountain, Magic Kingdom, or Hollywood Studios, a sudden burst of highly-anticipated new Disney attractions are slated to hit parks on both coasts in the coming years.

Disney’s Acquisitions and New Attractions

The parent company of ABC, ESPN, and Pixar also owns Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm, two names any comic book or sci-fi nerd should instantly recognize. Marvel is behind some of the best superhero movies over the past 15 years, responsible for titles like Iron Man, Captain America, The Avengers, and the 2014 breakout hit Guardians of the Galaxy. Meanwhile, Lucasfilm is the studio that once owned the Star Wars franchise, which consisted of six films before Disney purchased the company and the Star Wars brand. The acquisition was huge news when it happened back in 2012, with Disney shelling out more than $4 billion.

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Top 5 Las Vegas Timeshare Resorts

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Ever-popular and filled to the brim with incredible things to do and see, Las Vegas is a vacation destination that keeps bringing you back year after year. With endless gaming and gambling, exciting shows and live events, and some of the best restaurants in the country, the time is always right to head to the Entertainment Capital of the World. As such, Sin City has garnered a reputation as one of the most popular timeshare destinations on the planet, with hundreds of resorts setting up shop to get you close to all the action of The Strip and the surrounding area. With so many choices, it can seem difficult to narrow down the properties that will give you the best vacation experience in Vegas, but likely, we’ve done some digging. Check out our picks for the top five Las Vegas timeshare resorts and begin planning your Sin City escape today!

#5. Grandview at Las Vegas

Our number five resort on this list provides a different kind of experience on the outskirts of the city. Just ten minutes from The Strip, the Grandview at Las Vegas features seven towers and hundreds of one and two bedroom units overlooking the beautiful desert surroundings of the city. Take the free shuttle to The Strip to enjoy all the classic attractions that make Las Vegas famous, or plan easy day trips to the Hoover Dam or Red Rock Canyon. On-site, you’ll find amenities like five heated swimming pools, a nine-hole mini golf course, and much more through sprawling landscaped grounds.

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