It’s the question that everyone is asking — Who will travel first post-Coronavirus? We obtained firsthand perspectives of real travelers by tapping into our community of 25M travelers, one of the largest communities on social media, to find the answers.
Countries have begun reopening their borders to travelers. While domestic travel is predicted to be the predominant means of travel for the immediate future, international destinations need to ensure travelers feel comfortable to travel to them when the time comes.
While people around the world are understandably wary of traveling anytime soon, the data points to road trips as the clear starting point for travel recovery. Public transportation from trains to airplanes is still perceived as unsafe, while personal vehicles are not.
2020 will be a year that travel marketers remember forever - yes, because of COVID-19, but also because it marks the very first year that Gen Z (born 1997-2012) will make up the greatest share of the global population, estimated by Bloomberg to be 32%.
At Beautiful Destinations, we believe that travel is a force for good, helping us build cultural empathy, learn about the world, and even ourselves. Learn more about our philosophy and commitment to sustainable tourism in this interview with our CEO and WWF Ambassador, Jeremy Jauncey.
If you’re like most marketers, you’re probably wondering if you should be on TikTok. Many brands have started building out their presence on the fledgling platform—the NBA, Red Bull, and Nickelodeon all have over 1 million followers already—but it’s still relatively early in the game. Now is the time to get in on the action.
COVID-19 represents a humanitarian challenge that is unprecedented in recent times. Its impacts are far-reaching, from healthcare to supply chains to family life at home. While it might not seem evident right now, tourism boards and travel brands have the power to help both the public and themselves through this crisis.
It’s hard to have a conversation, tune into the news, or scroll our feeds without being inundated with information about COVID-19, or coronavirus. The virus sweeping across the globe is having huge economic implications across almost every industry from finance to entertainment, but especially travel.