Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 28, 2008
Escape to Blue Ridge (escapetoblueridge.com) has announced their 2008 summer travel forecast. Rising air fare prices and decreased consumer confidence about the economy are the leading indications the Blue Ridge Mountain North Georgia cabin rental industry can expect increased reservations and economic performance.
The Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountains with mountains in the states of Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Known for their beauty Blue Ridge Mountain cabins are coveted for those seeking a mountain adventure vacation consisting of hiking, fishing, boating, rafting, canoeing, or just pure relaxation.
Located in Blue Ridge, GA, Escape to Blue Ridge is a premiere destination for North Georgia cabin rentals, offering various activities and attractions. Escape to Blue Ridge is forecasting high occupancy rates during the 2008 peak tourism and vacation season for Blue Ridge Mountain Top Vacation Rentals, and for other North Georgia Cabins.
"We have observed trending patterns that gasoline and household commodity prices are influencing consumer behavior. We anticipate the North Georgia Blue Ridge cabin rental industry will benefit during the 2008 travel season because it is less than 90 minutes from metropolitan Atlanta," explains Pamela Miracle of Escape to Blue Ridge. "In just the first three months of 2008, we saw a 170% increase in reservations over the fourth quarter of 2007. Website trending indications lead us to forecast Escape to Blue Ridge will see record breaking reservations in the second quarter of 2008, leading up to the busy summer season."
Escape to Blue Ridge offers a unique upscale experience for those seeking a Blue Ridge Mountain North Georgia vacation, offering 21 luxury cabins. The relatively short distance to the city of Atlanta, GA makes Escape to Blue Ridge an attractive vacation destination to those seeking a green vacation opportunity, or for those looking to conserve fuel and avoid air travel or long driving times to the ocean.
Past economic conditions indicate that in 2008 Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rentals could have high rates of cabin occupancy. The 2008 season is expected to be unique to Blue Ridge, GA for a variety of factors including:
1. Location: Escape to Blue Ridge is 90 minutes from Atlanta, GA.
2. Increased Airline Fare Prices: The ease of drive time from GA, NC and TN combined with recent increases to airline fares has resulted in estimates the Blue Ridge Mountains will be a local vacation alternative in 2008.
3. Cost: Escape to Blue Ridge offers 21 upscale cabins that are reasonably priced at $165 - $350 per night or $990 - $2,100 per week.
4. Fears of Recession: The recent decline in the economic markets has resulted in consumers altering spending habits. Escape to Blue Ridge forecasts consumers will incorporate local cabins into their vacation plans over traditional beach vacations and other resort destinations.
Blue Ridge, GA is a popular tourist destination because of its mountain views that surround the pristine waters of Lake Blue Ridge. Guests to the Blue Ridge, GA area have several choices when it comes to attractions. Wine tasting is available at various local Georgia wineries. Tourists can also enjoy a ride along the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, hike along a series of scenic trails, go horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting and fishing and other outdoor adventures.
In addition to national forests and state parks, the Blue Ridge area is privileged to feature several waterfalls. The concierge at Escape to Blue Ridge can provide further assistance with locating and visiting, Fall Branch Falls, Long Creek Falls, Jack's River Falls, Amicalola Falls, Sea Creek Falls, Desoto Falls, and Helton Creek Falls. The concierge can also assist you further with information about Blue Ridge golf reservations, fishing guides, spa services, whitewater guides, dinner reservations and chef services.
About Escape to Blue Ridge:
Escape to Blue Ridge specializes in privately owned upscale North Georgia cabin rentals. Located in Blue Ridge, GA the Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rental company provides exceptional customer service and offers concierge services to help make your vacation more memorable. For reservations and availability, visit escapetoblueridge.com.