NEW YORK -- Cancun, Mexico, and Vail, Colo., emerged as the top sun
and snow vacation destinations in the annual ASTA/Fodor's Winter
Hot Spots Survey.
ASTA agents responding to the survey said that for the third
consecutive year, Cancun was the most requested sun destination,
followed by Orlando, Fla.; Phoenix; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and
Agents said Vail was the top snow destination, followed by
Denver, Aspen and Breckenridge, Colo., and Salt Lake City.
Overall, 89% of the agents said bookings for sun destinations
were holding steady with last year, while 9.7% said bookings were
Bookings for snow destination were about the same as in 1998,
according to 57% of agents, while 13.9% said they were up.