The number of holiday travelers this year will top a whopping 100 million for the first time ever, according to the AAA travel organization. “Rising incomes and low gas prices are helping to fill stockings this year, and more people than ever will choose to spend those savings on travel this year,” CEO of AAA Marshall Doney says. USA Today reports that this is the seventh consecutive year of growth since a low of 85.7 million travelers in 2008 during the recession. It also represents a 1.4 percent increase over last year.
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