Articles tagged “road trips”

Rail

Channel Tunnel Operator Sees Tougher Covid Restrictions Lead to Revenue Drop

Prospects for the operator of the UK-France tunnel are very much impacted by the swerve of Covid trends. With cases rising in both the UK and France, there's little wonder that Getlink has been reluctant to provide financial forecasts.

Channel Tunnel Operator Sees Tougher Covid Restrictions Lead to Revenue Drop

Rental Cars

43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road This July 4 Holiday, Surpassing 2019

The global pandemic lockdown has awakened a new hunger for traveling. Despite the uncertainty of a new variant of coronavirus, the U.S. is seeing an increase in road trips that are good for the economy. But is it good for the environment?

43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road This July 4 Holiday, Surpassing 2019

Rental Cars

U.S. Road Trippers Logged 249 Billion Miles in April, a 56 Percent Jump From 2020

Americans put big-time miles on their vehicles this spring as the pandemic weary exercised their pent-up travel demand on the open roads.

U.S. Road Trippers Logged 249 Billion Miles in April, a 56 Percent Jump From 2020

Tourism

37 Million Americans Out for Long Road Trips on Memorial Day Weekend

Hopes for an endless summer by Americans began in earnest on Memorial Day, as travelers took to the road by venturing 50 miles or more from home. That wanderlust should account for a 60 percent spike in travel versus last year's depressing summer kickoff.

37 Million Americans Out for Long Road Trips on Memorial Day Weekend

Tourism

Rising Gas Prices to Hit U.S. Road Trippers This Memorial Day Weekend

Americans in large numbers are excited to hit the road over this year's Memorial Day weekend. But those drivers won't find that weekend fun cheap, that's for sure.

Rising Gas Prices to Hit U.S. Road Trippers This Memorial Day Weekend

Transport

RV Industry Still Feeling Chill From February Winter Storm in Texas

With summer approaching and Americans thinking about the open road, plants building recreational vehicles should be humming. But that freakish storm in Texas in February is still messing with the supply chain.

RV Industry Still Feeling Chill From February Winter Storm in Texas

Tourism

American Road Trips Surpass 2019 Levels as Latest Indicator of Travel Recovery

Americans are hitting the road in big numbers again — another sign that the nation is on the road to domestic tourism recovery. It's a timely boost as international visitors are unlikely to return by the summer.

American Road Trips Surpass 2019 Levels as Latest Indicator of Travel Recovery

Tourism

Nearly 37 Million Americans Are Expected to Take July 4th Road Trips Even as Virus Cases Surge

The pandemic shows no signs of slowing down in the U.S., but the Arrivalist's Daily Travel Index shows that Americans are taking road trips regardless.

Nearly 37 Million Americans Are Expected to Take July 4th Road Trips Even as Virus Cases Surge

Tourism

Lockdown-Antsy Americans Hit the Road for Memorial Day Weekend

Like clockwork, cooped-up Americans tired of staring at the four walls of their homes took out for the open highways this holiday weekend. Fingers are crossed that this newfound freedom wasn't bestowed too early on Memorial Day travelers.

Lockdown-Antsy Americans Hit the Road for Memorial Day Weekend

Tourism

Betting on Road Trips Post-Crisis: Winnebago to Reopen Plants in May

You can count on people opting for driving versus flying vacations once the worst of the coronavirus crisis passes. The execs at Winnebago are no dummies, hoping to get some plants up and running in May.

Betting on Road Trips Post-Crisis: Winnebago to Reopen Plants in May