Articles tagged “holiday travel”

Airlines

U.S. Thanksgiving Airline Travel Demand at Highest Level Since 2019

We're almost back to pre-pandemic levels, despite slashed routes and higher fares. Pent-up demand appears to be still pent up and finding release, despite some economic challenges.

U.S. Thanksgiving Airline Travel Demand at Highest Level Since 2019

Airline Weekly

A Thanksgiving Week of Travel

Thanksgiving travel in the U.S. is back, said Airlines for America President and CEO Nicholas Calio. But while it may be as busy as it was three years ago, it will also be different as more people take blended trips and make it a Thanksgiving week.

A Thanksgiving Week of Travel

Tourism

Only 30 Percent of Americans Plan Holiday Travel: Is Demand Less Pent-Up?

Worries about their finances may have more Americans opting for their couches, not coach seats this holiday season. The go-go days coming out the pandemic of unbridled demand may be settling back down to reality.

Only 30 Percent of Americans Plan Holiday Travel: Is Demand Less Pent-Up?

Tourism

A Record 43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road for July 4 Weekend

Despite inflation being a significant concern for many Americans, the pent-up demand for travel is so strong that rising prices aren't deterring travelers from getting back on the road.

A Record 43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road for July 4 Weekend

Hotels

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Hopper's decision to allow customers to leave for any reason will have consequences, hotels are increasingly accommodating electric vehicles, and Denver is becoming a new tech hub.

Hopper’s New Leave-For-Any-Reason Option and Other Top Stories This Week

Travel Technology

Electric Cars Hit the Road This Holiday Weekend But Charging Stations Still a Big Hurdle

Electric vehicles are easier to take on summer trips than ever, with the number of charging stations up two-thirds in the last year. But regions differ in availability.

Electric Cars Hit the Road This Holiday Weekend But Charging Stations Still a Big Hurdle

Airlines

Staff Shortages Force United and Delta to Cancel Holiday Flights

Holiday travel is always a headache, but when mixed with a rapidly spreading virus and mandatory quarantines "headache" doesn't quite capture the stress for both airlines and passengers.

Staff Shortages Force United and Delta to Cancel Holiday Flights

Travel Booking

U.S. Travelers Staying Home for the Holidays: Thank you, Omicron

Many U.S. travelers with festive and grand plans to celebrate abroad this year are now changing plans, and staying close to home.

U.S. Travelers Staying Home for the Holidays: Thank you, Omicron

Coronavirus

106 Million Americans Expected to Road Trip This Holiday Season

The holidays continue to point to friends and family reunions and as a result, soaring backyard tourism — in the U.S., but also beyond.

106 Million Americans Expected to Road Trip This Holiday Season

Tourism

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year

The large number of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving is another sign of travel's resurgence but will pose a significant challenge to an aviation industry crippled by staffing shortages. If the airlines — and their thousands of new hires — struggle to cope with the surge of travelers, it could be another blow to industry looking for a quick recovery.

53 Million Americans Expected to Endure Thanksgiving Travel’s Morass This Year