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Reasons for Traveling Vary, Say Agents Polled. In the annual Late Summer/Fall Travel Trends Survey, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Associates owners, managers and agents selected the reasons most often mentioned from customers for their decision to begin traveling again this year. Forty-five percent said customers had pent-up demand and just didn't want to wait any longer. Thirty-one percent said the customers indicated they had never stopped traveling in the first place. Twenty-five percent of customers mentioned a renewed confidence in the economy, and 20 percent of clients said they were more confident about safety. Sixteen percent also said they were less concerned about global conflicts, and three percent said they were more confident about health matters such as SARS and Norwalk Virus...

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