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More women are traveling alone or meeting up for girlfriend getaways

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Women traveling alone comprise 11 percent of all U.S. adult leisure travelers, according to the U.S. Travel Association. The boom in this travel demographic has caused a 230 percent increase in the number of women-only travel companies in the past six years, says travel analyst Marybeth Bond, author of The Gutsy Traveler blog.