Articles tagged “consumer sentiment”

Tourism

Higher Prices Now Changing Summer Travel Plans for Americans: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Nearly 47 percent of Americans traveled in May 2022, 6 points higher than March, signaling a strong start as we get closer to the summer season. However, with the mounting anxiety about an economic downturn. the number of consumers who expect to cut down on travel spending rose sharply.

Higher Prices Now Changing Summer Travel Plans for Americans: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Tourism

Americans Keep on Traveling, Undeterred by Economic Concerns

Despite the spring break, 41 percent of Americans traveled in March 2022, little changed from January. However, it’s 5 percentage points higher than March last year, signaling a somewhat healthier start as we inch towards summer season.

Americans Keep on Traveling, Undeterred by Economic Concerns

Tourism

Short-Term Rental and Resort Stays Pick Up Momentum: New Skift Travel Tracker

In January, 40 percent of Americans traveled, only 5 percentage points lower than January 2020, before the pandemic hit. While we expect to see even more normalcy in travel as we move closer to another travel season, where the economy is heading could have an impact, as more than half of Americans now believe the U.S. economy will get worse in the next 12 months.

Short-Term Rental and Resort Stays Pick Up Momentum: New Skift Travel Tracker

Business Travel

Travelers in These 5 Countries Share Views on Remote Work and Sustainability: Skift Research

Sustainability and remote work will shape how we live and how we travel profoundly on the other side of the pandemic. Understanding what travelers think of these two topics and how these two areas will impact their future travel decisions is crucial for the industry rebuild.

Travelers in These 5 Countries Share Views on Remote Work and Sustainability: Skift Research

Announcements

How the Pandemic Changed Traveler Behavior in 5 Major Destinations: New Skift Research

The pandemic has greatly disrupted travel, both in volumes, and for those who did manage to travel, how they traveled. Read our new survey findings from the U.S., UK, Australia, China and India to understand what has changed and what new habits will last post-pandemic.

How the Pandemic Changed Traveler Behavior in 5 Major Destinations: New Skift Research

Tourism

Americans Traveling Abroad Hits a Pandemic High: New Skift Research

Despite the surge of Omicron, 45 percent of Americans traveled in December. In particular, nearly 6 percent of all December trips were to another country, marking the highest rate since the pandemic started. And looking ahead to 2022, Americans are optimistic about traveling more.

Americans Traveling Abroad Hits a Pandemic High: New Skift Research

Tourism

1 out of 4 of U.S. Remote Workers Took Extended Trips: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Remote work is here to stay and its impact on travel is starting to grow significantly. Twenty-three percent of American remote workers in our September survey said they had taken long trips as a result of working remotely, a sharp increase from eight months ago. Travel companies need to take note of how to serve this rising travel segment.

1 out of 4 of U.S. Remote Workers Took Extended Trips: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Skift Originals

July May Have Been Peak for Americans Traveling in 2021: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

July did turn out to be a record-breaking month for U.S. travel. However, the Delta variant might wipe out all the gains in the past few months. Will the dark winter in travel last year repeat itself? We certainly hope not.

July May Have Been Peak for Americans Traveling in 2021: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Skift Originals

More Than 70 Percent of Americans Intend to Travel in 2021: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

U.S. travel rate dipped to 21 percent in January, marking the second worst month since the pandemic started. But Americans are hopeful for a better 2021 ahead and travel companies need to be prepared.

More Than 70 Percent of Americans Intend to Travel in 2021: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Skift Originals

Only 28 Percent of Americans Traveled in December: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

The U.S. travel rate's decline to 28 percent in December is only three percentage points higher than what it was in March. However, Americans seem to be optimistic of a better 2021 ahead.

Only 28 Percent of Americans Traveled in December: New Skift Research Travel Tracker