Travel & Tourism

Vaccine tourism, where tourist hotspots are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations on holiday to attract visitors, is a double-edged sword as, while it could assist travel’s...

With travellers hesitant towards international travel, demand for domestic holidays in the UK looks set to be unleashed. The roadmap for lockdown easing is progressing...

Low-cost carriers’ aggressive cost-cutting will give them an even larger cost advantage than pre-pandemic. 87% of consumers are ‘extremely’, ‘quite’ or ‘slightly’ concerned about...

A reported spike in travel bookings from the over 70s shows that this demographic should not be overlooked when businesses make plans for recovery, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Johanna Bonhill-Smith, Travel & Tourism Analyst at GlobalData,...

The UK Government has announced that outbound tourists will have to make a declaration proving their journey is for essential purposes. If successful, inbound UK residents will be faced with a mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine when returning...

International rail travel offers an ‘environmentally friendly’ alternative to flying and as the second wave of COVID-19 approaches, it may experience a boom post-pandemic. Tourists are likely to favor destinations closer to home due to fears of flying and ever-changing...

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted demand for city breaks as tourists now seek destinations away from crowds and urban hotspots. City breaks were globally the third most popular holiday type in 2019,...

Potential shortening of the UK’s 14-day mandatory quarantine measures for certain travel destinations may help to restore some confidence in booking travel, but financial constraints remain a considerable barrier for recovery - with a total 51%* of UK travelers noting that they are concerned about their personal financial situation, according to a survey by data and analytics company GlobalData. Johanna Bonhill-Smith, Travel and Tourism Analyst at...

The number of deals announced in the global travel and tourism sector remained at a similar level in July compared to the previous month. Deal volume increased marginally by 0.9% from 109 in June 2020 to 110 in July 2020, according to GlobalData’s deals database. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData,...

Following the recent announcement of Marriott’s Q1 results; Ralph Hollister, Analyst, Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on...

Following recent announcements made by several airlines, speculation has grown that some of the world’s largest airlines will shrink: Nick Wyatt, Head of R&A and Travel...

Following the announcement that Air Arabia and Etihad will not delay the launch of the joint venture low-cost carrier in Q2 2020; Amber Barnes, Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Not delaying the launch could be setting the low-cost airline up for failure from the onset....

Following the announcement that major US airlines have reached a deal in principle with the federal government to secure aid; Nick Wyatt, Head of R&A and Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the...

Following today’s news that Hong Kong tourism chief, Dane Cheng, has stated that tourism will be returning back to normality in July and the destination will be focusing on attracting mainland visitors and new markets; Amber Barnes, Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...