Articles tagged “recovery”

Coronavirus

Travel’s Final Push to Full Recovery Stalled: New Skift Travel Health Index

Continuing uncertainties and headwinds suppressed growth in October, with the Skift Travel Health Index sitting around the 85 percent mark since June with little movement.

Travel’s Final Push to Full Recovery Stalled: New Skift Travel Health Index

News Blog

85 Percent of U.S. Parents Planning to Travel With Children in the Next Year

Eight-five percent of parents said in the 2022 U.S. Family Travel Survey released on Wednesday that they're very likely to travel with their children in the next 12 months, another sign of family travel's strong recovery. In addition, 47 percent of the 1,000 respondents in the survey by the Family Travel Association and the New York…

Tourism

Japan’s Full Tourism Recovery Remains Elusive Without Chinese Visitors

Not only is China largely barring its citizens from overseas travel hurting Japan's tourism recovery, its policies are preventing Chinese travelers from taking advantage of the enormously weak yen — a situation that may never arise again.

Japan’s Full Tourism Recovery Remains Elusive Without Chinese Visitors

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Fear Germany’s Expanded Value Added Tax Threatens Their Recovery

Tour operators are puzzled by Germany's move to expand the value added tax because they believe it not only threatens its tourism recovery, but because they believe German authorities didn't think through the decision.

Tour Operators Fear Germany’s Expanded Value Added Tax Threatens Their Recovery

Skift Meetings

Recovery of In-Person Meetings Proves Double-Edged Sword for Planners

What were meeting planners discussing at the first in-person Global DMC Partners conference since 2019? Just like the conference itself, their events are moving back to in-person — but rapidly rising demand also means growing pressures.

Recovery of In-Person Meetings Proves Double-Edged Sword for Planners

Tourism

Will Cautious Thailand Lose Out in Southeast Asia’s Tourism Recovery Race?

It's good to be cautious, but Thailand may pay the price of being cautious to a fault. Having already lost out on the first-mover advantage, will the delay in reopening deal a major blow to the already-fragile economy of Southeast Asia's biggest tourism hub?

Will Cautious Thailand Lose Out in Southeast Asia’s Tourism Recovery Race?

Airlines

Africa’s Airline Recovery Faces Setback on Ukraine War’s Higher Fuel Costs

Already expected to lose a total of $24 billion by the end of 2022, Africa's aviation sector could see that worsen from the strain of higher fuel costs related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Africa’s Airline Recovery Faces Setback on Ukraine War’s Higher Fuel Costs

Tourism

Europe’s December Tourism Surge Still Falls Short of Pre-Covid Levels

Despite the tourism surge, the European Union won't get close to a complete recovery anytime soon — especially as the war in Ukraine is making travel from outside the bloc more complicated.

Europe’s December Tourism Surge Still Falls Short of Pre-Covid Levels

Tour Operators

TUI Projects Vacation Bookings to Approach Pre-Covid Levels

Despite many countries easing travel curbs in recent months, companies like TUI may not get as close to pre-Covid metrics as they expected this year. Surging oil prices in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will make travel more expensive, complicating any path to a stronger rebound for industry giants.

TUI Projects Vacation Bookings to Approach Pre-Covid Levels

Airlines

Gatwick Airport Owner Expects 2022 Profit to Surpass Pre-Covid Levels

Even as global passenger numbers are still struggling to reach pre-pandemic figures, Gatwick Airport's optimism about a profitable 2022 is a sign the worst of the pandemic may just be past.

Gatwick Airport Owner Expects 2022 Profit to Surpass Pre-Covid Levels