Articles tagged “road trips”

Tourism

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Travel industry businesses have an opportunity to shape their destination's long-term future right before electric vehicle adoption takes off.

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Meetings

Meetings in Asia Will Continue to Be Mostly Virtual

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the persistence of virtual meetings in Asia, United’s new transatlantic routes, and road-tripping guidance in Southeast Asia.

Meetings in Asia Will Continue to Be Mostly Virtual

Travel Technology

What I Learned About the Future of Electric Cars on My Family’s Summer Road Trip

We drove 2,400 miles and juiced up at 14 charging stations in August on a round-trip journey from New Jersey to Florida, and back. Our experience and my diary of that trip hopefully serves as a playbook for the companies that are still innovating for this still-nascent way to travel.

What I Learned About the Future of Electric Cars on My Family’s Summer Road Trip

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

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

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

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

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

Tourism

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Americans are now saying that financial factors trump health and safety worries when it comes to travel decision-making. While some are staying home because they can't afford it, those determined to travel are finding ways to work around higher prices.

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Hotels

Wyndham’s App Update Is Made for Road Trips

Hundreds of thousands of Americans regularly struggle to plan long-distance trips with stops at hotels that are pet friendly or have parking for large trucks. Wyndham's new tool aims to address this hassle.

Wyndham’s App Update Is Made for Road Trips