On PR Newswire: 54M Americans to Travel for Thanksgiving, Consumers to Spend More This Holiday, Victoria’s Secret Introduces 2018 Dream Angels Fantasy Bra

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:

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AAA: More Than 54 Million Americans to Travel This Thanksgiving, the Most Since 2005

AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005), with 2.5 million more people taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails, and waterways compared with last year.

Macy's Window Unveiling and Santaland

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Good News for Retailers: Consumers Plan to Spend More This Year on Holiday Gifts

With consumer confidence at an 18-year high, U.S. households are approaching the holidays in good spirits, with intentions to spend about $627 on gifts this season, according to a survey by the Conference Board. This is well above last year’s estimated $560. In keeping with the holiday tradition of bargain hunting, consumers say they will be expecting discounts. In fact, more than a third say they expect – at a minimum – to purchase half their gifts at a discount.

Restaurant table setting for 4

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Three New 2-Stars and 13 New 1-Star Awards in the 2019 Michelin Guide New York City

Michelin on Nov. 6 released the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide New York City. Michelin inspectors, who have been dining anonymously around New York City for the past 14 years, have recognized 76 establishments that have been awarded one or more Michelin stars.

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2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winners Announced

Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc. announced the winners for the 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, honoring the best individual fielding performances at each position in the American League and National League. Winners were unveiled during a live, one-hour Baseball Tonight – The 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show on ESPN presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

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Victoria’s Secret Angel Elsa Hosk Wears the 2018 Dream Angels Fantasy Bra Designed Exclusively for Victoria’s Secret by Atelier Swarovski

Victoria’s Secret introduced the 2018 Dream Angels Fantasy Bra designed exclusively for Victoria’s Secret by Atelier Swarovski. Victoria’s Secret Angel Elsa Hosk will wear the Fantasy Bra down the runway when the The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special airs Sunday, Dec. 2 (10-11 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network, streaming, and on demand.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

 

 

 

 

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