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The travel category is how traveling to different places and the actual process of traveling promotes happiness.

Happiness Scores with Travelers

Happiness Scores with Travelers

Happiness is becoming as important a factor to travelers as the cost when booking travel; at least according to World Travel Market which conducted the research. Their findings suggest that customers are demanding added value and more comfort. In other words, they are looking for a higher ‘happiness score’. The stress and aggravation that’s usually associated with air travel has worn travelers out especially the British, who are increasingly looking for a higher ‘happiness score’ when booking travel. ‘Happiness scores’ are being used to measure the subjective levels of happiness in everything from our personal happiness to our national happiness. ... Read More »

Happiness could be a Trip to Fiji

Happiness could be a Trip to Fiji

Starting this weekend Fiji Tourism will begin running ads, as part of a global marketing campaign featuring the “happiness of Fiji.” People in the trade were given a sneak-peek in Sydney Thursday night. The tourism board is using the slogan “Fiji – where happiness finds you”, and the commercials focus on the scenery and people of Fiji, along with the themes of adventure, relaxation, families, and surfing. The idea for this campaign arose from the 2011 declaration that Fiji’s the “happiest place in the world.” Rick Hamilton, Fiji chief executive of tourism, said in an article in Travel and Tour World, ... Read More »

Want a Happy Retreat – Try Belize

Want a Happy Retreat – Try Belize

Everybody needs a break, a pause, to change things up; to step away from the craziness of modern life. Because even as the U.S. economy is recovering it appears that we Americans aren’t, at least according to a recent Harries Poll. Of course you really don’t need a poll to tell you that. One of the best ways to reconnect with your happy self is to get away from your daily life and go on a retreat. A retreat is different from a vacation. I mean, how may time have you heard someone say, “I need a vacation from my ... Read More »

Happiness is a Meditation Retreat

Happiness Is A Meditation Retreat

I’ve come to realize that there are two types of travel. I’m not talking about the difference between first class and economy or different modes of transportation. Nope, what I’m talking about is the difference between going to places and going to a place within.  I like to think of it as adventure travel. Adventure travel, at its best, is always a journey of self-discovery, whether it’s hiking the red rocks of the desert southwest or connecting with my true nature, the journey of meditation. Combining the two type of travel offers the opportunity to enter into a blissful experience ... Read More »

Travel May be the Secret to Happiness

Travel May be the Secret to Happiness

Travel may be the secret to happiness. When was the last time you traveled? Was it a short road trip or the adventure of a lifetime? Or maybe you can’t remember? That could be the reason you’re feeling down lately. We all love the rush we get when we’re preparing for a vacation and we all know that getting away from the daily routine really rejuvenates our soul. Everyone in the family knows when it’s happing to me because that’s about all they hear is how “I’m jonesing for a road trip.” The feeling is so universal that seems obvious. ... Read More »