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U.S. Travel Tracker: September 2021 Highlights

U.S. Travel Tracker: September 2021 Highlights

October 2021

The Delta variant didn’t do too much damage to the U.S. travel industry. In September, 47% of Americans traveled, only 1.7 percentage points lower than the record-setting July. And luckily, the virus is in retreat and the upcoming winter holiday season looks very promising for travel companies.

The State of Hotel Payments 2021

The State of Hotel Payments 2021

September 2021

Most hoteliers would rather not think about their payment tech, as long as it works. But payment habits are changing, and so is payment tech. Hoteliers - and hotel tech vendors and investors - will want to be on top of these changes, especially now that revenues are suppressed.

U.S. Travel Tracker: July 2021 Highlights

U.S. Travel Tracker: July 2021 Highlights

August 2021

July did turn out to be a record-breaking month for U.S. travel. However, the Delta Variant has already made some consumers halt their travel plan for the remainder of 2021. How the new surge evolves will deeply impact the fragile recovery path in the next few months.

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Environmental Impact of Hotel and Airline Loyalty Programs

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Environmental Impact of Hotel and Airline Loyalty Programs

July 2021

Travel loyalty programs really are frequency programs. As frequency is directly linked to emissions in travel, how can travel companies find environmentally friendly ways to reward its most valuable customers?

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Quantifying Tourism Emissions for Destinations

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Quantifying Tourism Emissions for Destinations

June 2021

Tourism is often assumed to be a ‘low Impact and non-consumptive development option,’ primarily because to date greenhouse gas emissions from tourism at a destination level are largely unaccounted for. Destinations have started taking sustainability seriously with growing media pressure and traveler awareness, but have a long way to go to make significant reductions in emissions long-term.

Digital Advertising in Travel 2021

Digital Advertising in Travel 2021

June 2021

Travel companies slashed marketing budgets last year as travel in the majority of the world became an unknown future. Now that the recovery has begun, they need to double down on marketing investment to drive recovery and growth.

U.S. Travel Tracker: May 2021 Highlights

U.S. Travel Tracker: May 2021 Highlights

June 2021

In May, 42.% of Americans traveled, 2 percentage points higher than February 2020, before the pandemic hit. The U.S. summer vacation was off to a very promising start.

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Environmental Performance of the Six Largest Airlines

Sustainability in Travel 2021: Environmental Performance of the Six Largest Airlines

April 2021

Pressure is growing on airlines to reduce their carbon emissions. But how to do that when you burn through gallons of jet fuel? Our analysis found that airlines have made good progress in becoming more fuel efficient, but have a long way to go to make significant reductions in emissions long-term.

U.S. Travel Tracker: March 2021 Highlights

U.S. Travel Tracker: March 2021 Highlights

April 2021

The U.S. travel rate jumped to 35.3% in March, marking the biggest two-month increase since travel hit rock bottom in April 2020. With over half of American adults already vaccinated, the summer vacation peak is looking very promising for the travel industry.

Pandemic Travel: 2020 U.S. Traveler Deep Dive

Pandemic Travel: 2020 U.S. Traveler Deep Dive

March 2021

Who traveled during the pandemic year? How did they book travel? Where did they stay? How did they get to their destinations? We answer these questions about U.S. travelers by analyzing our aggregated monthly travel tracker survey of 10,000 Americans.

U.S. Travel Tracker January 2021: Hope Amid Continued Hiatus

U.S. Travel Tracker January 2021: Hope Amid Continued Hiatus

February 2021

U.S. travel rate dipped to 21% in January, marking the second worst month since the pandemic started. But Americans are hopeful for a better 2021 ahead and travel companies need to be prepared.

EU Traveler Profile and Key Statistics: The Impact of COVID-19

EU Traveler Profile and Key Statistics: The Impact of COVID-19

January 2021

The coronavirus has hit Europe hard, but the region will continue to receive accolades as the largest destination and largest source market for many years to come. Let's brush up on our understanding of European travelers, and see how COVID-19 has impacted their travel patterns.