MMGY Travel Intelligence released a survey showing signs of increasing numbers of travelers intending to make plans after the pandemic passes. MMGY’s Traveler Intentions Pulse Survey, commissioned by U.S. Travel Association, was conducted biweekly (as of March 27) among 1,200 U.S. residents who took an overnight trip (business or leisure) in the past 12 months. The survey’s second wave was conducted April 4–11, and the third wave April 17–22.
United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.
In an effort to inspire the global tourism community, the World Travel & Tourism Council is launching #TogetherInTravel, a marketing campaign targeting the global travel and tourism community.
Pre-travel anxiety is a common condition affecting countless travelers — even seasoned vacationers who have been around the world and back again. With chaos surrounding travel these days and worldwide concern over coronavirus, even low-level anxiety can quickly elevate to full-blown panic.
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Following the lead of Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, American Airlines is extending its member status. American Airlines understands that with reduced travel opportunities due to the coronavirus, the airline needs to extend frequent-flyer status to maintain member loyalty and encourage future travel plans.