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The State of Travel – 2021 – The New Travel Normal

Published on Mar 31, 2021 in Blog

Many key travel and news institutions including the New York Times use our Daily Travel Index to get their finger on the pulse of U.S. travel trends. While we observe a bounce-back during early 2021 and into Spring Break, aided by waves of vaccinations and increasingly positive traveler sentiment, labor shortages and supply constraints present unprecedented challenges for the… Read More

Delivering Big Economic Impact With Marketing Science & Data For the State of Wisconsin

Published on Mar 23, 2021 in Blog, Daily Travel Index, General

Working with data provided by Arrivalist, Longwoods International and its other data partners, Travel Wisconsin and its marketing agency partner Hiebing have created a new model to best leverage existing resources and available data.

Americans Took 35% Fewer Road Trips for Thanksgiving

Published on Nov 30, 2020 in Blog, Daily Travel Index, General, Uncategorized

U.S. travelers threw their Thanksgiving road trip plans in reverse in 2020, defying predictions for one of the busiest road trip occasions of the year, and heeding the advice of public health experts who warned Americans to refrain from traveling during the holiday against the backdrop of a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. Road… Read More

The Return of the Road Trip with Destinations International

Published on Jul 29, 2020 in Blog, Daily Travel Index

Arrivalists’s VP, Insights, Ktimene Axetell, Joined Destinations International to discuss the return of the road trip in the wake of COVID-19. COVID-19 most definitely changed the way in which we travel, but it certainly hasn’t stopped our desire to visit destinations near and far. All current signs point to more “travel by car” than ever… Read More

Dog Days of Summer Travel: Week of July 20th Update

Published on Jul 26, 2020 in Blog, Daily Travel Index

Road trip activity slows across the country in the weeks following the 4th of July holiday as COVID-19 cases continue to rise and public sentiment on the enthusiasm for travel continues to wane according to surveys conducted by market research companies Longwoods International and Destination Analysts. Overall, the national average for consumer road trips for… Read More