2010 Travel Survey

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1. What countries has your family visited on a family vacation in the last three years for five nights or more? Write in the names.
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2. Which travel companies/tour operators has your family traveled with on a family vacation in the last three years for five nights or more? Write in the names of the companies.
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3. How often does your family normally travel outside the United States for a vacation for five nights or more? Pick one.
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4. How many times in 2009 did your family travel outside the United States for a vacation for five nights or more? Pick one.
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5. How many family vacations outside of the United States of more than five nights do you plan on taking in 2010?
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6. Has your current financial situation caused you to increase, decrease or not change the number of family vacations planned for outside of the United States of five nights or more in 2010?


7. If you are increasing or decreasing the number of vacations that you plan on taking in 2010, which of the following conditions were most important in making this change? Check all that apply.


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8. Which months do you typically travel outside the United States as a family? Check all that apply.


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9. How much do you typically budget per person for your family vacation outside the US? Pick one.


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10. For 2010 have you increased, decreased or kept the same your budget for family vacations?


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11. Your most common way of family travel outside of the United States is

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12. How likely are you to visit each of these regions in 2010 as part of a five night vacation?

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Mexico and/or Central America
South America
North America
Australia/New Zealand
Europe
Africa
Asia
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13. Please select the one country in Central America and Mexico that you would like to travel to in 2010 as part of a five night family vacation.
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14. Please select the one country in South America that you would like to travel to in 2010 as part of a five night family vacation.
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15. Please select the one country in Europe that you would like to travel to in 2010 as part of a five night family vacation.
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16. Please select the one country in Africa that you would like to travel to in 2010 as part of a five night family vacation.
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17. Please select the one country in Asia that you would like to travel to in 2010 as part of a five night family vacation.
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18. What are the most important issues/features in the selection of a family travel destination? Rank each as most important to least important, with only one per column.
Least important of the listMost important on the list
Quality of the lodging
Travel agent's recommendation
Traveling with other families
Presence of a rich history or distinct culture
Recommendation of a friend
Cost of travel to this destination
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19. What are the most important activities you look for in the selection of a family travel destination? Rank each as most important to least important, with only one per column
Least important of the listMost important on the list
Wildlife viewing
Whitewater rafting
Snorkeling or diving
Day hikes and treks
Kayaking
Cultural exploration and penpals
Biking
A variety of outdoor activities
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20. What is your preferred level of accommodations for your family vacations outside of the US?


21. On your most recent family vacation of five days or more outside of the United States which type of accommodations did you stay in?

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22. What are the top two features you look for in a hotel on your family vacations outside of the United States?

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23. How far in advance have you historically made your family travel reservations for trips outside the US for more than 5 nights?
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24. In 2010 how far in advance will you make your family travel reservations for trips outside the US for more than 5 nights?
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25. In the last 12 months have you reserved online
yesno
An airline ticket?
A hotel room?
A cruise?
A car?
A complete family travel package (hotels, meals, internal flights, activities, transfers, etc.) for more than $2000 per person on a tour operator site?
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26. What is the age of the person completing this survey?
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27. What is the highest level of education achieved by one or more of the adults in your household? Pick one.

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28. How many children do you have?

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29. How old are your children? Check all the boxes that apply.
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30. How many of your nieces and nephews who are under 20 years of age would you take on a family vacation?

31. If you have children who are young adults in the 18 to 25 year old age bracket, are they still willing to travel with you on family vacations?


32. If the answer to your last question was yes, would you like Thomson to design trips for your family?


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33. If Thomson develops a trip to a new destination for the future, would you and your family be interested in participating in the first (beta) trip with a significant discount in return for an evaluation of the trip?


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34. Did you find what you were looking for in your visit to our website?


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35. Was it easy to navigate our website?


36. Do you have any suggestions for improving our website?
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37. Please provide the following information so we can be sure to give you credit for the $200 travel survey discount.
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