Survey: Consumers Eager to Travel with certain conditions for hotels

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10/7/2020
Oracle Hospitality

Following a long stretch of stay-at-home orders, consumers are eager to get out and travel according to a new research study from Oracle and Skift. Just over half (51%) of people surveyed in both North and Latin America plan to book trips in the next six months, while 38% of those in Asia-Pacific and Europe are planning get-aways. People, however, are opting to stay closer to home with driving distance (47%) or domestic trips (44%) being favored. With so much uncertainty ahead, consumers are also demanding flexible cancellation and refund policies (76%) and are more open to considering hotels offering discounted rates (65%).

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Traveler survey reveals COVID-19 concerns

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10/7/2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching COVID-19 during air travel, the industry’s re-start plans address passenger’s main concerns.
Concerns for Travel During COVID-19

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Gen Z and millennials are key to travel industry's recovery

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10/7/2020

A new survey conducted by GlobalData suggests that younger and wealthier traveler groups will be the first to resume international leisure tourism, once restrictions are lifted. And, while people’s desire to travel post-pandemic is in no short supply, consumer confidence in the safety of actually taking a vacation right now could use a boost.

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Hotel rate trends summer 2020: London & Paris

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10/7/2020

Global Asset Solutions and Origin World Labs present a study for hoteliers, revenue managers and owners with key market trends by region for Summer 2020.

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Why the COVID crisis will increase Google’s dominance in the hospitality industry

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By Dori Stein
Fornova.com


Back in January, before we knew the devastating impact coronavirus would have, I touched on the rise of Google as an online travel agency (OTA) but without the service and now, as we look to the ‘new normal’ it’s likely Google’s dominance will step up a gear.

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