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STR: Tourism After Lockdown, Travel barriers

STR ’s Tourism Consumer Insights team has been keeping a close eye on traveler and tourism trends as the industry moves through the most optimistic point of the pandemic. The twists and turns of the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to seismic changes in tourism. These include the cessation of international travel for some countries, and, […]

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Booking.com shines light on travelers’ optimism and hope on the horizon for getting back to travel

New research of Booking.com, spanning 28,000+ travelers across 28 countries and territories reveals the travel hopes and anticipation among people around the world in the wake of vaccine roll-outs, following a year of restrictions. 71% of global travelers would rather go on vacation in 2021 than find true love Two thirds (66%) feel more hopeful […]

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95% of Travellers Eager to Travel Abroad As Soon As Travel Bans Are Removed, Survey Shows

Entry bans and other travel restrictions as quarantine, testing, and recently even vaccine certificates have mostly affected couples and families, a recent survey conducted by SchengenVisaInfo.com shows. Through the survey, in which participated 8,205 travellers from different parts of the world, 41 per cent of whom travel more than three times a year, 20.5 per cent three […]

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ETC: Travel sentiment is warming up with Summer in sight

The hope of summer getaways is encouraging travel sentiment in Europeans, as a majority (56%) say they will go on holiday by the end of August 2021, either domestically or to another European country. By comparison, only 27% of respondents are still unwilling to travel within the next six months. That is according to the […]

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Tourist arrivals down 87% in January 2021 as UNWTO calls for stronger ccordination to restart tourism

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020. The outlook for the rest of the year remain cautious as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to call for stronger coordination on […]

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Brits plan to make up for lost time with extended family holidays

A poll of 2,000 adults shows that Brits are planning to make up for lost time with their loved ones by taking extended family with them on their next holiday. The study by One Poll on behalf of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays found that hardly seeing their nearest and dearest during the past 12 months has left 68 per cent […]

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Best European Destinations for vaccinated travellers

If the European Commission is working on a digital vaccination passport, some EU countries already recognize this vaccine passport. What are the best destinations for vaccinated travellers with a vaccine passport or vaccination certificate? Greece and Portugal  (especially the autonomous regions of Madeira Islands & The Azores) as well as Georgia, Sweden, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Denmark, should facilitate […]

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Veganism’s influence on the travel industry will grow, says GlobalData

Veganism has traditionally been associated with both the consumer and retail sectors but its influence in the tourism space is growing, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Vegan-friendly tours, excursions and digital travel apps are emerging as another tool for travel companies to attract environmentally focused individuals. As companies across the travel […]

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ITB Berlin / Statista: People want to travel again and a large majority of the population is planning trips in 2021 | New survey on travel behaviour in Germany, the US and China

Who is longing to travel far away? Who finally wants to go on a beach holiday again? Who is planning what trips to where this year? And what is the short to long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on travel behaviour? These are just some of the questions that ITB Berlin and the market research […]

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Consumers Say They’d Give Up Their Savings, Their Job and Their Sex Life to Travel Again

After a year that changed everything, it’s clear that modern travel has been profoundly altered, perhaps forever. As the vaccine rollout continues and restrictions begin to lift in parts of the globe, eager travelers everywhere wait patiently for the clear signal to be able to getaway and adventure once again. Global accommodations search platform trivago recently conducted […]

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