Skift Take

Uncertainty prevails as travel's recovery speeds up in some countries, while others see previous gains dissipating. Overall, the global recovery stalled at 65 percent of pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest findings from the Skift Recovery Index.

July saw a stalling of the global recovery, after travel's performance was coming back strongly during the previous months. July looked much more positive than July of 2020, but since it is usually a bumper month for tourism in destinations in the northern hemisphere, the recovery's loss of momentum last month as the Covid variant spread was wrenching. The latest insights from the Skift Recovery Index show once again that recovery is extremely unequal across the globe. While 2020 saw similar recovery patterns for most regi