Articles tagged “surveys”

Travel Habits of Americans: Gen Xers Lead Hotel-Mobile Bookings Among U.S. Travelers

Travel Habits of Americans: Gen Xers Lead Hotel-Mobile Bookings Among U.S. Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's not a tsunami, but it's been clear for some time that the tides are turning: Skift's data show 23 percent of U.S. consumers who booked a hotel in the past year used a smartphone to do so. The waters – or mobile hotel bookings – will only keep rising.

1 month ago

Travel Habits of Americans: U.S. Travelers Shun Airline Loyalty Programs

Travel Habits of Americans: U.S. Travelers Shun Airline Loyalty Programs

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many airlines have rewritten loyalty rules in recent years to make their programs more profitable and reward the most lucrative travelers. But our data show many U.S. travelers don't want to play by those rules and aren't loyal to any airline.

3 months ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Strong U.S. Dollar Means Little to Outbound Tourists

Travel Habits of Americans: Strong U.S. Dollar Means Little to Outbound Tourists

Dan Peltier, Skift

Skift's data show many U.S. adults weren't planning an international trip this year even with a stronger dollar, but for those who were a more favorable exchange rate largely wasn't a make-it-or-break-it factor in the decision process.

4 months ago

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 months 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.

5 months 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.

6 months 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.

9 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.

11 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.

11 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year ago