What data can teach us about the post-Covid travel industry recovery

Travellers in US back to 2019 numbers

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Covid-19 has accelerated many behavioural changes for consumers. But one tradition – vacations – is highly unlikely to change.

If anything, we believe the suppressed travel of the last 18 months is likely to give way to a travel boom when people feel safe to get back on trains and planes and to stay in hotels. However, the recovery of travel around the world is unlikely to be uniform. But with the help of big data, we can observe how vacation appetites are playing out in real time this summer and develop actionable investment insights. Travel has recovered in fits and starts so far. In the US, a major milestone was reached over the July 4 holiday as passengers screened at US airports exceeded pre-pandemic ...

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