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Megatrends Snapshot

  • 3.7 million

    The number of Americans who could choose to become digital nomads

  • $972 million

    Annual value of possible digital nomad spending

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State of Travel Recovery

The year 2022 has seen most regions recover to pre-pandemic demand levels, with Asia Pacific the only real straggler, as it is slowed down by China’s persistence with its zero-Covid policy.

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Inflation Worries

Globally, inflation is chipping away at purchasing power and risks derailing the robust travel recovery.

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Prices Do, Too

Our surveys amongst U.S. consumers show that high travel prices are likely to impact consumers into 2023. Few are outright canceling trips, but many are downgrading their spending to cheaper alternatives.

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Sustainability Concerns

While the industry has long talked about sustainable tourism, and the interest of consumers has been steadily increasing over the past decades, we are now seeing a real societal shift towards sustainability.

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Remote Work Impact

The greater flexibility that comes with these new ways of working is having a real impact on the travel industry: People are taking more and longer trips.


Beyond the Hotel Stay: Bringing Loyalty to Everyday Life

Loyalty is changing. Consumers want unique experiences, flexible pricing, and a simple reward redemption process. This report explores how hospitality companies can think bigger about loyalty, engage with customers beyond the hotel stay, and embrace the idea that “lifestyle is the new loyalty.”

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Dubai’s Blueprint for a 21st-Century Tourism Destination

As the travel and tourism sector charts a new course in the face of shifts in the economy, consumer behavior, demographics, and climate change, Dubai stands out for its bold, integrated strategy to improve quality of life while stimulating both economic growth and a stronger tourism sector. 

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The Re-Reinvention of the Travel Agent

Travel agents have seen many changes through the years, but the pandemic altered their profession in unimaginable ways.

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10 Best-Designed Tourism Websites

Official tourism organization websites are doing their best to catch up to the high expectations of the new traveler.

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15 Hotel Designers to Watch Now

The interior designs and architectural masterworks that are making hotels better.

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State of Travel 2022

Skift Research draws on its own research and third-party data sources to chart travel’s path into the future.

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