Skift Take

Europe is finally seeing its fortunes turning. Almost the whole continent saw cases dropping rapidly in May, with an immediate effect on travel's recovery. France, Italy, Spain, and Germany are the big winners, but the UK is on the eve of a contraction in our score.

The Skift Recovery Index continued its upward journey in May, with the global average score hitting the 60 percent mark. This number indicates that the overall travel performance of May stands at 60 percent of the pre-pandemic performance in May 2019. Last month was especi