TVNewser AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Research: Traveling is On Most People’s Bucket List

According to a study by the Hilton Garden Inn (with help from the Ketchum Global Research Network), 69 percent of people have a list of life’s things to do, and 83 percent say that travel tops that list. Achieving a professional goal (61 percent) and volunteering for a cause (59 percent) were the second and third most popular items on the to do list.

Hilton Garden Inn conducted the survey in conjunction with a contest that will give a grand prize trip — 3 days/2 nights — to the winner and a guest to the destination of their choice. Entrants can go to the hotel chain’s Facebook page and tell the company about their “ultimate to-do list” for a chance to win.

Other findings from the study include: men are more likely than women to have something risky on their to-do list (43 percent to 28 percent); women are more likely to have volunteerism on their list (65 percent to 53 percent); people living out West are more likely than the average American to have something mentally or physically challenging on their list (73 percent); and 76 percent hope to carry out their top goal with someone else. Awww.

But 56 percent of Americans say that money is the top obstacle to fulfilling their list.

A total of 1,011 adults over the age of 18 were surveyed for the study back in April. Emanate PR is also helping with the outreach on this campaign.

Mediabistro Course

Content Marketing 101

Content Marketing 101Get hands-on content marketing training in our brand new boot camp, Content Marketing 101! Starting September 8, digital marketing and content experts will teach you the tips and tricks for creating, distributing and measuring the success of your brand's content. Sign up before August 15 and get $50 OFF registration. Register now!