Articles tagged “fuel prices”

Tourism

More Than Half of Americans Plan Labor Day Travel

High gas prices and inflation haven't dented travel demand for Labor Day weekend because Americans have dealt with economic turbulence long enough to know how much they can set aside for travel.

More Than Half of Americans Plan Labor Day Travel

Tour Operators

How Long Can Tour Operators Absorb Costs Vs. Prolonged Inflation?

Tour operators believe inflation isn't slowing down travel demand. But they're fighting hard to ensure their sector's recovery won't take a hit if they can't avoid passing on rising costs to consumers with limited travel budgets.

How Long Can Tour Operators Absorb Costs Vs. Prolonged Inflation?

Airlines

Wizz Air Aiming for Profitable Summer as Demand Lifts Airfares

The airline's fares are already 10 percent higher than in 2019, and long may it continue, hopes CEO Jozsef Varadi, because airport disruption and rising fuel costs aren't going anywhere.

Wizz Air Aiming for Profitable Summer as Demand Lifts Airfares

Tourism

More U.S. Travelers Plan to Travel 4th of July Weekend With ‘Nearcations’ on Rise

Following Memorial Day Weekend, Americans are still planning to travel during the next major U.S. summer holiday, but with more careful planning and sentiment stability about rising fuel prices.

More U.S. Travelers Plan to Travel 4th of July Weekend With ‘Nearcations’ on Rise

News Blog

U.S. Airlines Paid Record for Fuel in April

The dramatic run up in oil prices since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February has claimed a new record: the highest-ever average April fuel price for U.S. airlines since record keeping began 22 years ago. U.S. carriers paid an average of $3.59 per gallon for 1.35 billion gallons of fuel — a tidy $4.85 billion…

Tourism

Summer Vacationers Are Budgeting and the RV Market Is Responding

While many turned to recreational vehicles and outdoor experiences for social distancing and mental wellness during the pandemic, rising vacation prices are forcing Americans to carefully allocate their finances, adding yet another reason to the list of why RVs are the move this summer.

Summer Vacationers Are Budgeting and the RV Market Is Responding

Airlines

Nigeria’s Airlines Suspend Plans to Halt Local Flights Over Rising Fuel Costs

Nigerian airlines have been frustrated about paying the soaring prices for jet fuel upfront. But getting further assistance from a government also struggling with the rise in global oil prices may be a tall order.

Nigeria’s Airlines Suspend Plans to Halt Local Flights Over Rising Fuel Costs

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tour operators will try to avoid adding fuel surcharges to their trips for as long as possible. They're aware that making their trips more expensive could put a dent in their recovery because consumers will only tolerate higher prices to a certain extent.

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tourism

Thailand’s New India Strategy and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Thailand eases its travel curbs and targets the Indian market, inflation forces travelers to modify their summer plans, and Arnold Donald is stepping down as Carnival CEO.

Thailand’s New India Strategy and More Top Stories This Week

Travel Booking

Travelers Plan to Alter Summer Travel Plans Because of Higher Prices: New Survey

Pent-up travel demand meets inflation. Here's what a new survey found out about how travelers plan to deal with higher prices.

Travelers Plan to Alter Summer Travel Plans Because of Higher Prices: New Survey