everyone I know who has a baby cheap jerseys on the way was able to reschedule their vacation to other locations outside of Zika zones, said Kamrowski, who added that he Puerto Vallarta earlier this month and didn see a single mosquito. Spring break season is a relatively dry time of year for most of the Zika zone so the fears are largely overblown. It is a great opportunity to snag a cheap ticket though. NewsInc Container >
Data is mixed on hotel and airline bookings.
ForwardKeys, which monitors travel patterns by analyzing reservation transactions, said flight bookings to Zika affected areas have fallen by 3.4 percent since Jan. 15 and by 10 percent in early February.
CheapOair found bookings to Cancun, Mexico, are down 19 percent for travel February April comparing this year with last year, but the travel booking website also found that bookings are up to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
StudentUniverse, which is geared to younger travelers, reported slight increases in bookings for Cancun and San Juan for spring break season.
Hotel occupancy in Puerto Rico for the week leading up to President Day was up slightly compared with the same week a year ago, but in Cancun, occupancy for that week was down 7 percent compared with 2015, according to STR Global, which tracks hotel data.
A Travel Leaders Group survey found that 20 percent to 25 percent of the company travel agents reported clients in the age range of 20s and 30s are changing plans to avoid Zika destinations, usually because of a pregnancy.
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How about some snow with your sunshine? Colorado snowiest months are March and April, and most Colorado ski resorts are open through mid April. Some have special spring events like Steamboat Ski Resort Cardboard Classic, April 9, a wild downhill race featuring conveyances made from cardboard, glue and other craft supplies. Many Utah resorts also stay open into April. Utah Park City offers Spring Gruv concerts March 12 22 and an annual pond skimming contest, where costumed participants attempt to cross a 100 foot pond on skis or snowboard.
One place that been trying to change its spring break reputation is Panama City Beach, Florida. The Gulf Coast city is a year round beach destination but it long been a favorite with college students on March break. Last year spring break included a shooting at a party house and an alleged sexual assault on the beach. Regulations to curb the mayhem during March this year include a ban on drinking on the beach and limits on club hours.
Panama City Beach is also launching a new $1 million ad campaign to attract more families during spring. The destination hosts two music events in April: Pepsi SpringJam, a country music festival, April 6 9, headlined by Rascal Flatts, Chris Young, Cam and Thomas Rhett, and the Seabreeze Jazz Festival, April 20 24.