Author: Sheri Releases 2012 Flip Flop Report Releases 2012 Flip Flop Report: Study Examines Beachgoer Behaviours and Preferences Across Five Continents Global study reveals attitudes toward price, beach quality, and nude sunbathing   TORONTO (ON), May 16, 2012 –, Canada’s largest online travel provider, announced the results of a global survey that sheds light on the preferences of the typical beach-loving Canadian vacationer, many of whom will soon populate seashores around the globe.  According to’s 2012 Flip Flop Report, Canada is among the most enthusiastic about beach vacations, with 45 per cent of Canadians saying they prefer a beach vacation to all other types of vacations, far ahead of the global average of 33 per cent. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of, provides an analysis of behaviour and preferences of more than 8,000 adults in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia in a total of 21 countries. Globally, the average beach holiday is just over one week in length at 7.7 days.  Canadians inch past the global average length of beach stay and spend an average of 7.8 days on the sunny shores, which puts us well beyond our North American counterparts, with the US and Mexico both at only 5.6 days. We are also much farther ahead than the Korean beachgoers who were the shortest at only 3.2 days.  Europeans loved the beach the most with...

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Escape to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa for Sun and Fun

Escape to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa for Sun and Fun Whether you prefer basking on the beach or active adventures, this luxury oceanfront boutique resort on the Caribbean’s most breathtaking island is the ideal destination St. Lucia, West Indies — When you daydream about the perfect vacation, do you see yourself soaking up sun on a secluded, pristine beach, or pursuing more heart-pumping, active adventures such as zip-lining through a rainforest, hiking to the peak of a soaring volcanic spire, or hoisting the sails as you cruise into the perfect Caribbean sunset? Plan your getaway to Calabash Cove...

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