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Travel is seeing the biggest revolution ever. “This revolution really is about flexibility. Suddenly you can live anywhere, you can work anywhere,” said Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb at Skift Global Forum on Travel.
UNESCO and Expedia Group will support the EU Ecolabel by offering the existing certified Tourist Accommodations the signatories’ status to UNESCO Pledge. This aims to promote sustainable travel, community resilience and heritage conservation globally.
Today’s digitally savvy travellers are doing more research, on more online booking platforms before booking hotel rooms and hoteliers carefully managing a guest’s stay to enhance its digital reputation.
Tripadvisor released its seasonal Spring Travel Index, using a combination of search and sentiment data to reveal what – and where – is hot this spring. After a slower winter with new variants curbing many vacation plans, travel is in full bloom this spring and the strength of leisure travel demand during warm weather months has driven a rebound in U.S. hotel industry performance the past two years.
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Travel seeing biggest revolution in a century
As the world undergoes a revolution in how we live and work, more people are blending everyday life with travel. The ability and desire to live and work from anywhere was once considered a short-lived opportunity at the beginning of the pandemic or something for young backpackers.
More hotels sign up to Expedia’s UNESCO sustainable travel pledge
Global initiative additions include Melia Hotels International, THB Hotels, Universal Hotels, and more.
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Today’s digitally savvy travelers are doing more research, on more online booking platforms before booking hotel rooms.
Tripadvisor’s Spring Travel Index shows Americans are spending big
Over half of Americans are planning on traveling this spring, with over a third planning on taking two or more trips – and travelers are also planning to splash more cash.
Spring forward: US hoteliers hope for another demand boom
Hoteliers believe that demand for leisure travel is setting the stage for another strong spring and summer, but visibility remains short, and questions remain about group and business travel.