Coronavirus and the Travel Industry

Covid-19's Impact on the Business of Travel

Follow the latest news about coronavirus and its impact on hotels, airlines, cruise lines, tourism destinations, and other sectors of the travel industry.

We are over a year into the Covid-19 global pandemic, and the impact on the travel industry has been severe to say the least. Skift has been covering this on a day-to-day basis since January 2020. You can read the latest news, as well as all of our coverage, on the pages below.

If you have specific interest in Skift’s coverage of the cruise, hospitality, and airline industries, you can follow along at our coronavirus and cruises, coronavirus and hospitality, and our coronavirus and airlines pages.

Marriott Rides China and U.S. Travel Strength to $422 Million Profit
Coronavirus and Hospitality

Marriott Rides China and U.S. Travel Strength to $422 Million Profit

Cameron Sperance, Skift

This Is Marriott’s Earnings Week to Lose 🔒
Coronavirus and Hospitality

This Is Marriott’s Earnings Week to Lose 🔒

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Portugal Sets Out a Three-Phase Plan to Exit Its Coronavirus Restrictions
Destinations

Portugal Sets Out a Three-Phase Plan to Exit Its Coronavirus Restrictions

Catarina Demony and Sergio Goncalves, Reuters

Hilton CEO Not Too Worried About What Delta Variant Could Do to Travel’s Recovery
Coronavirus and Hospitality

Hilton CEO Not Too Worried About What Delta Variant Could Do to Travel’s Recovery

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Wyndham Hotels Makes It Two Quarters in a Row for Profits
Coronavirus and Hospitality

Wyndham Hotels Makes It Two Quarters in a Row for Profits

Angel Adegbesan, Skift

Accor Isn’t Ready to Celebrate Just Yet After Surprising Display of Profitability
Coronavirus and Hospitality

Accor Isn’t Ready to Celebrate Just Yet After Surprising Display of Profitability

Cameron Sperance, Skift

IHG CEO Bullish on New Hotel Construction Despite Tight Lending Market
Coronavirus and Hospitality

IHG CEO Bullish on New Hotel Construction Despite Tight Lending Market

Cameron Sperance, Skift

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators
Destinations

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

Lebawit Lily Girma, Skift

England Will Allow Fully Vaccinated Tourists From U.S. and European Union to Enter Without Quarantine
Destinations

England Will Allow Fully Vaccinated Tourists From U.S. and European Union to Enter Without Quarantine

Matthew Parsons, Skift

Hotels Elevate Brand Strategy With New Mantra: Eat or Be Eaten
Coronavirus and Hospitality

Hotels Elevate Brand Strategy With New Mantra: Eat or Be Eaten

Cameron Sperance, Skift

England Will Announce on Wednesday It Is Reopening to Fully Vaccinated U.S. Travelers
Destinations

England Will Announce on Wednesday It Is Reopening to Fully Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

Ann Maria Shibu, Reuters

Why Vaccine Maker Pfizer Is Curbing Work Travel This Year
Corporate Travel

Why Vaccine Maker Pfizer Is Curbing Work Travel This Year

Matthew Parsons, Skift