A news release from Westin Hotels & Resorts about its vacation days poll said 58% of respondents feel they are in more need of vacation than last year, and 64% have canceled vacation due to work worries.
According to the news release, more than 67% feel healthier on vacation, while 64% sleep better while taking some time off. More than half feel taking vacation contributes to a stronger marriage. Forty-eight percent of respondents said they are happier in their workplaces after a vacation.
Thirty percent of respondents said that while on vacation they check in with work every day, and 25% said they check in every hour. More than two-fifths (41%) indicated they usually require three to four days to unwind on a vacation.
Commissioned by Westin Hotels & Resorts, the study is based on a survey conducted by STUDYLOGIC LLC via telephone of approximately 1,500 American adults who are professionally employed.
The hotel company said it has developed a Web site with more information about the advantages of using vacation time at www.travelandbewell.com.