Articles tagged “thanksgiving”

Coronavirus

U.S. Airports Screen 5 Million Passengers Ahead of Thanksgiving, a New Record Since Pandemic’s Start

Despite warnings from the CDC, Americans are traveling by air to see their loved ones and vacation. That's a good thing for the airlines. But the weeks ahead will be telling as to what the costs will be to the American people.

U.S. Airports Screen 5 Million Passengers Ahead of Thanksgiving, a New Record Since Pandemic’s Start

Online Travel

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

The number of trip insurance policies bought to cover the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend is up 170 percent, year-over-year. Masks are also a very effective kind of insurance.

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

Coronavirus

Is It Right to Promote Holiday Travel Amid a Second Covid Surge?

There’s no telling how many of the projected 50 million Americans traveling for Thanksgiving will ditch their plans as the CDC and states sound the alarm. In the travel industry, the messages go from “stay home, buy local” to “book now for 2021” or “if you’re visiting, be safe,” as destinations and companies continue to balance their need for revenue against public health.

Is It Right to Promote Holiday Travel Amid a Second Covid Surge?

Tourism

AAA Predicts This Will Be the Most Traveled Thanksgiving in 13 Years

A boon for airlines, car rental providers, and Big Oil, but will hotels see a Thanksgiving travel boost, too?

AAA Predicts This Will Be the Most Traveled Thanksgiving in 13 Years

Online Travel

Travel Companies Join the Thanksgiving Holiday Sales Frenzy

Here's a selection of deals for travel in the next several months that will be on sale around the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., as hotels, travel agencies, and online companies join a broader advertising trend.

Travel Companies Join the Thanksgiving Holiday Sales Frenzy

Tourism

U.S. is Poised For Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2005

Many U.S. travelers' stomachs will be full next week, but their wallets not so much as they'll need to cough up more cash for gas for Thanksgiving road trips. But unlike vacation road trips that are more discretionary, many travelers wouldn't cancel their Thanksgiving plans because of gas, and will bite the bullet.

U.S. is Poised For Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2005

Online Travel

Podcasts to Load Up for Your Thanksgiving Travels

Hitting the road, train station, bus station, or airport for Thanksgiving? Take these podcasts with you to ease the stress.

Podcasts to Load Up for Your Thanksgiving Travels

Tourism

The U.S. May See Its Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2007

Interesting fact: Gas prices are almost exactly where they were eight years ago.

The U.S. May See Its Biggest Thanksgiving Travel Rush Since 2007

Tourism

Thanksgiving Travel Weekend Will Be Busiest Since 2007

If airfares were lower, and more flights were available, maybe more Americans would travel during Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Travel Weekend Will Be Busiest Since 2007

Airlines

Thanksgiving Travel Rush Could Soon Happen Every Week at 30 U.S. Airports

Congress is partly to blame for not approving more funding to build additional airports, but airports and airlines themselves also shoulder some responsibility, trying to pack as many flights into a day as possible. It's unclear when this congestion will be resolved, if ever.

Thanksgiving Travel Rush Could Soon Happen Every Week at 30 U.S. Airports