2016 Hiking Trails in America: Pathways to Health is to be published on 26 May 2016 from the American Hiking Society website. This report will "illustrate the very real health benefits of a nation with a well-prepared and connected trails system." Last year's report can be found here and highlights the economic benefits of trails.
Well AAA says so. "AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, about 700,000 more people will travel compared to last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, May 26 to Monday, May 30. "
And if you are flying get to the airport today so you can get through TSA Security. CNN reports heavy air travel. Especially as the number of TSA staff reduce while air travelers increase.
U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 4.5 million, up nine percent
Regional results were:
Europe, 1.16 million travelers, up seven percent
Caribbean, 1.23 million travelers, up five percent
Asia, 786,000 travelers, up 10 percent
Central America, 519,000 travelers, up 14 percent
Middle East, 331,000 travelers, up 11 percent
South America, 314,000 travelers, up 19 percent
Oceania, 131,000 travelers, up eight percent
Africa, 49,000 travelers, up nine percent
Seems another story of medical students cheating on exams has a potential impact on the lucrative medical tourism business! Recent news reports from SE Asia, one the world's most popular regions for medical tourism, highlights the "mission impossible" tactics used by wanna' be doctors facing the mounting pressures to be doctors and serve the tourists arriving daily. Another report identifies the same damaging fact. Seems these students are willing to pay upwards to $30k to pass the test in order to offer medical care for the fast growing medical tourism industry.
Just think about this as you travel half way around the world to get a cheap nose job!