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Travelocity Announces Top 10 Memorial Day Destinations Of 2014

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SOURCE Travelocity

New York City Claims Top Spot For Third Year in a Row

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of travelers anxiously anticipate Memorial Day and the kick-off of summer, Travelocity's latest booking data reveals the top 10 Memorial Day destinations of 2014, with New York City in the No. 1 spot for the third year in a row.

Go and Smell the Roses.

"Early summer is a fantastic time to visit the Big Apple," said Travelocity Senior Editor, Courtney Scott. "There's a certain excitement about the city as locals emerge from their winter hibernation and the streets come to life with farmers' markets, street fairs and concerts in Central Park."   

Florida took two spots on the list this year with South Florida (Miami/Ft. Lauderdale) at No. 2 and Orlando at No. 6. Living up to its "Boston Strong" reputation, Boston jumped three spots this year from No. 10 to No. 7. Absent from last year's list, Seattle grabs the No. 9 spot.

"While airfares to most of the top 10 destinations have increased over last Memorial Day, fares to Seattle are down 3% and to Boston, they are just about flat," said Scott. "This could point to their gain in popularity this Memorial Day."

The full Top 10 Memorial Day Destinations of 2014 list is below. 

Top 10 Memorial Day Destinations (average round-trip airfare to the specified destination is based on average bookings from anywhere in the U.S. and includes taxes and fees)

  1. New York City ($328)
  2. South Florida ($340)
  3. Washington, D.C. ($350)
  4. Los Angeles ($447)
  5. Orlando ($318)
  6. Chicago ($317)
  7. Boston ($311)
  8. San Francisco Bay Area ($361)
  9. Seattle ($350)
  10. Las Vegas ($375)

Memorial Day Vacation Sale
Travelocity is celebrating Memorial Day with a sale from now through Memorial Day weekend with deals up to 40% off. For more information, click here.

About Travelocity
Travelocity wants to inspire you to "Go & Smell the Roses!" and is dedicated to being your kindred spirit – a travel companion and a travel instigator, roaming the world beside you while helping make your traveling experience memorable with innovative apps, competitive prices and 24/7 customer service. Based in Southlake (Dallas/Fort Worth), Texas, Travelocity is owned by Sabre, a global technology company whose innovative technology is used by approximately one billion people around the world to plan, book and get to their destination at a time and price that's right for them.

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