Labor Day weekend didn’t provide a much-needed boost for the U.S travel sector. In September, 37% of Americans traveled, barely one percentage point higher than in August. The path of travel recovery ahead might be even rockier with summer vacation officially behind us.
Summer was near the end and while still high, the number of new COVID cases declined substantially from the peak of July. Yet, the travel rate did not go up along this track. In August, 36% of Americans traveled, only one percentage point higher than in July.
Despite rising new COVID cases, 35% of Americans traveled in July. But most are not taking their typical summer vacations.
The U.S. travel rate climbed to 24% in May, after dipping to 19% in April. However, a full travel recovery might take a very long time as more people start to realize COVID-19 is a longer-term battle.
When and how consumers will travel again might have a lot to do with how their lives' are impacted by COVID-19. Our April travel tracker analysis delves into the details.
With travel restrictions in place, the U.S. travel rate in March dropped to 25% from 41% in February. What’s changed is also people’s outlook of travel on the other side of the pandemic.
We are keeping track of if and how the U.S. population is traveling month by month and hope to detect signs of a rebound in the not too distant future.
Families headed by Millennial parents are taking an ever larger share of the family travel market. To win them over, the industry needs to know what sets them apart from their generational peers.
Wellness has long been an important part of the travel experience, but it has just recently exploded as a full-fledged trend. Travel industry stakeholders looking to attract wellness-minded consumers need to understand what wellness tourism means today in order to successfully find a place within it.
The UK is an important contributor to global travel, but the uncertainty over Brexit will impact its place in the world and its residents’ willingness to spend on international vacations. The questions are just how and where the impact will be felt most.
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