Articles tagged “surveys”

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Aren’t Taking a Vacation This Summer

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Aren’t Taking a Vacation This Summer

Dan Peltier, Skift

Unless there's a flood of last-minute vacation planners who will book trips in the coming days, weeks or months, many U.S. travelers are saying that they're hunkering down for another summer of little to no time away from the office.

5 days ago

4 Out of 5 UK Travelers Considering U.S. Travel Say a Laptop Ban Won’t Change Plans

4 Out of 5 UK Travelers Considering U.S. Travel Say a Laptop Ban Won’t Change Plans

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Although the number of people actively reconsidering changing their plans is small at this stage, you'd expect it to increase if and when a ban comes into force.

1 week ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven’t Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven’t Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Given all the hype about messaging, it's eye-opening that only one out of eight American travelers say they have electronically chatted with a travel brand.

1 month ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 34% of Americans Didn’t Take a Break in 2016

Travel Habits of Americans: 34% of Americans Didn’t Take a Break in 2016

Jason Clampet, Skift

Compared to previous years we've done this survey, there's been an improvement. But really: a third of Americans say they didn't get a break in 2016, and that's not good.

4 months ago

Survey: One-Third of UK Tourists Less Likely to Visit U.S. Because of Trump

Survey: One-Third of UK Tourists Less Likely to Visit U.S. Because of Trump

Patrick Whyte, Skift

In the end it will be difficult to tell if UK outbound travel to the U.S. will be hurt more by the poor pound-to-dollar exchange rate or the unfriendly welcome the new U.S. president is showing some visitors.

6 months ago

Majority of Americans Still Don’t Want to Stay in a Trump Hotel

Majority of Americans Still Don’t Want to Stay in a Trump Hotel

Jason Clampet, Skift

If only there was an electoral college of polls here, maybe Trump could win this contest despite a majority of people voting against his hotel brand. Luckily for him, he has a new job to fall back on.

6 months ago

Half of Americans Took Little to No Vacation This Summer

Half of Americans Took Little to No Vacation This Summer

Jason Clampet, Skift

U.S. workers are starved for decent time off. Is there a way to combine American productivity with European vacation skills? We sure hope so.

9 months ago

Skift Survey: What Global Travelers Really Think About Visiting America-In-Turmoil

Skift Survey: What Global Travelers Really Think About Visiting America-In-Turmoil

Jason Clampet, Skift

Travel to the U.S. is more resilient than some other countries, but there are already warning signs that the current climate should be cause for concern.

10 months ago

Skift Survey: U.S. Travelers Split on Visiting UK, Avoiding It or Looking Up What ‘Brexit’ Means

Skift Survey: U.S. Travelers Split on Visiting UK, Avoiding It or Looking Up What ‘Brexit’ Means

Jason Clampet, Skift

This is not immaterial to UK travel. They need Americans to (continue to) come flocking and spend as much as they can. As much as it may hurt, VisitBritain and other interests will need to pitch the potential big savings of their destination in the months ahead.

11 months ago

Skift Survey: Donald Trump’s Presidential Bid Is Bad for His Hotel Business

Skift Survey: Donald Trump’s Presidential Bid Is Bad for His Hotel Business

Jason Clampet, Skift

Trump's candidacy could turn out to be a huge — or should we say "YUGE" — challenge for the Trump travel brand.

1 year ago

Skift Survey: More Evidence of Uber Becoming a Rental Car Replacement

Skift Survey: More Evidence of Uber Becoming a Rental Car Replacement

Rafat Ali, Skift

The substitution effect is real, and car rental companies for the first time are beginning to look like transitory businesses.

1 year ago

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

Rafat Ali, Skift

Even as there is more awareness about benefits of time off, the overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality and the travel industry hasn't done much to band together and attempt to change it, despite some efforts by the U.S. Travel Association and brands like MasterCard and Expedia.

1 year ago