Lighthearted Study Supports Idea That Travel Experiences May Create More Happiness than Material Goods.
SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for the holidays, today Hotwire.com® announced the top travel and leisure emoji used state by state. From the ever popular "tent" in Wyoming to "snowflakes" in Montana and Alaska and "tropical drink" in Hawaii, the data offers a fun, industry-wide read that shows consumers across the country are feeling optimistic leading up to the peak holiday travel season.
"Since holiday travel gets such a bad rap, we are thrilled to see so many travelers enjoying their travel experiences leading up to the busy holiday season," says Hotwire® Travel Editor Carrie Peters. "We've known all along that travel experiences increase happiness, and now there are almost 600,000 travel emojis available to bring that idea to life."