Travel Expert Michele Perry Provides the Inside Scoop on The Hottest Destinations in the World and What Travelers are Planning for 2008 What’s the next big vacation hot spot for 2008? What are the most and least popular airlines? Will people be spending more money and taking more time for vacations this year? What is the most important thing travelers can’t leave home without? These are among the questions asked on TripAdvisor’s annual Travel Trends survey of thousands of travelers across the world, offering insight on traveler tendencies, concerns and preferences. Michele Perry, Travel Expert Resident travel enthusiast and expert at tripadvisor.com, Michele Perry monitors the changing dynamics of travel in the 21st century. Perry provides insight into why people travel, how they travel, and the obstacles they face while traveling for business or pleasure. Perry brings her collective and extensive knowledge of the behaviors and attitudes of travelers through in-depth analysis of TripAdvisor’s custom surveys and polls, as well as the website’s public forum discussions, reviews and opinions, and her own travel experiences. As the travel guru for the largest travel community in the world, Perry is frequently sought out and quoted by major outlets around the country including ABC News, FOX News, MSNBC, The New York Times, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, Voice of America and National Public Radio.