Articles tagged “usa”

Tourism

Summer Vacation in the U.S. Will Mean Longer Lines, Higher Prices

Both travelers and brands with a sliver of perspective are much happier to have these problems in 2022 than the problems we all had in 2020 (and 2021, too).

Summer Vacation in the U.S. Will Mean Longer Lines, Higher Prices

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Inflation’s Vacation Deflation

Good morning from Skift. It's Tuesday, April 23, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Inflation’s Vacation Deflation

Business Travel

Companies Still Snub Airbnbs for Biz Trips: New Deloitte Study

Don't underestimate the power of big chain loyalty points, which business travelers will be keen to start collecting again to fund their next vacation.

Companies Still Snub Airbnbs for Biz Trips: New Deloitte Study

Tourism

CDC Pares Back Countries on U.S. ‘Avoid Travel’ List

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said it will be further shrinking its travel avoidance list. A welcome news for destinations that have been waiting for American tourists for far too long.

CDC Pares Back Countries on U.S. ‘Avoid Travel’ List

Tourism

Boston Sticks to Its Bold Diversity Push in Latest Tourism Campaign

As a traveler of color, I approve this message. As a tourism marketing effort, it's a smart one ahead of what's predicted to be a busier and more competitive summer than last year's. Way to go, Boston — and look out New York City.

Boston Sticks to Its Bold Diversity Push in Latest Tourism Campaign

Online Travel

Google Maps Antitrust Probe Gains Momentum

Google argues that its integrated products offer a better user experience. Its competitors and advertisers argue that this provides Google a better bottom line.

Google Maps Antitrust Probe Gains Momentum

Airlines

Drop U.S. Airline Mask Mandate, Say 21 State Attorneys General

The CDC and the airlines are focused on caution while the attorneys general are focused on politics. Only one of these will help speed along the recovery of tourism.

Drop U.S. Airline Mask Mandate, Say 21 State Attorneys General

Online Travel

U.S. Travel Booking Sites See Strong Summer Demand

The desire to just get away is stronger for U.S. travelers than the higher cost of fuel and (so far) fears of another coronavirus variant surge.

U.S. Travel Booking Sites See Strong Summer Demand

Airlines

U.S. Passengers Fined $645,000 for Mask Violations in Past 12 Months

A growing number of travelers are (literally) letting their guard down, but don't expect the Transportation Security Administration to show any leniency towards maskless flyers.

U.S. Passengers Fined $645,000 for Mask Violations in Past 12 Months

Coronavirus

U.S. Road Trips Still a Go With Higher Gas Prices But Here’s What Changes

Rural destinations that have benefitted from long-haul road trippers will want to prepare for the impact of higher gas prices on consumer behavior, on the cusp of busy spring and summer seasons.

U.S. Road Trips Still a Go With Higher Gas Prices But Here’s What Changes