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7/16/20 – How COVID Might Affect the Travel Industry
The travel industry has been hit harder than any other by COVID. Some predict that travel will not return to pre-pandemic levels until at least 2022. You can read more pandemic predictions in eMarketer here.
6/2/20 – What Will Happen to Airplane Prices?
Are prices for flights going up or down as people tiptoe back into traveling? “Slashing fares is the simplest and most effective tool airlines have to get people back on planes,” says Scott Keyes, founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights. You can read more about what you can expect to spend on flight tickets for the foreseeable future in Market Watch here.
4/22/20 – What Will Come Next for Travel?
Travel is never going to be the same – or at least not for a long time. Travel experts all over the world are talking about what might happen, but of course no one knows. You can read more in Travel & Leisure here.
4/8/20 Booking Future Travel Now Might Be a Good Idea
While it’s not exactly easy or wise to travel right now, it is totally possible to book future (tentative) trips. Some airlines and hotels are giving pretty deep discounts right now. You can find some solid advice for booking your future travels while still in the throes of the pandemic in an article on Business Insider here.
3/31/20 – People Are Actually Still Traveling Right Now
Believe it or not, people are still traveling in these days of border closures, lock downs and quarantines. The author in this article concludes that if you want to do that right now, especially if you don’t have much experience, you really should hire a professional travel professional to help you. You can read more in The Island Now here.
2/12/20 – Are Travelers Becoming More “Real”?
Travelers are becoming more interested in experiences, the outdoors and history. This is according to AirBnB’s 2020 trend survey. You can read more in Travel and Leisure here.
2/6/20 – Brexit – What Happens When Brits Travel to Europe Now?
Brexit has happened, and the world may never be the same, especially the U.K.
There is a fairly long transition period, though, before the full effects of Brexit take place. Until December 2020, the 13 million Brits travel who to France every year can continue to do so as if nothing has happened. You can read more in The Guardian here.