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Vegas Begins Tourism Rebound

May 7, 2021

Las Vegas recently reopened or lessened restrictions on its hotels and attractions, and their tourism economy is rebounding as a result. More than 2.2 million visitors were in Las Vegas in March alone, up 45% from February. Hotel occupancy ramped up to 55.5%, a 13.5% month over increase, making for more than 2.5 million room…

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IAAPA Conducts Mask Evaluation

May 6, 2021

The International Association of Amusement Parks (IAAPA) recently funded a study to learn more about masks and their ability to safely reduce social distancing. The study, titled Experimental and Numerical Evaluations of Masks and their Ability to Safely Reduce Social Distancing, found that three feet of physical distancing with face coverings is more effective at…

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U.S. Cruises Restarting This Summer, What That Means For Cruisers

May 5, 2021

Cruises could start sailing from U.S. ports this summer, according to a letter from the CDC to the cruise industry obtained by USA TODAY. While the letter somewhat clarified the murky time frame for cruises to resume stateside – potentially by mid-July, pending cruise lines, ships and ports meeting certain requirements – it leaves plenty…

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Resorts World Las Vegas Sets Opening Date

May 4, 2021

Resorts World Las Vegas is set to open on June 24, and reservations can now be booked across all three of the resort’s Hilton-flagged properties – Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel (1,774 rooms), Conrad Hotels & Resorts property (1,496 rooms) and Crockfords Las Vegas (236 rooms). The development is also set to feature a 117,000-square-foot…

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Post-Pandemic Spending Spree: 6 Things Americans Are Buying

May 3, 2021

With each day, more Americans are receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations, and spring temperatures are warming up many parts of the country. Consumers are booking plane trips, hitting the mall or watching a movie in a theater again. The post-pandemic shopping spree has officially begun, with shoppers directing money toward some of the same kinds of…

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What Travelers Are Google Searching For

May 3, 2021

For many, searching for any product – including travel – starts at one spot: Google. So when it comes to travel searches, how has consumer behavior changed as vaccine distribution rolls out and people start to consider getting away? According to TripsToDiscover, a travel discovery platform which analyzed Google search activity in the U.S., searches…

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Excess Savings Likely to Unleash Global Spending Boom

April 30, 2021

Consumers around the globe have amassed an extra $5.4 trillion in savings since the COVID-19 pandemic began, setting the stage for a spending boom that could power a strong uplift in economic growth this year. The U.S. boasts the largest share of excess savings, amounting to $2.6 trillion, or 12% of U.S. GDP. This excess…

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Hotel Room Demand May Soon Exceed Supply

April 30, 2021

According to the data that Intercontinental Hotels chief executive Keith Barr has seen, travel and tourism will begin to bounce back by the second half of this year. While this news is extremely promising, Barr reveals his concerns in a recent interview with MarketWatch. “If a market is open for travel we are seeing surges…

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Global Travel & Tourism Sector Suffered Loss of US$4.5 Trillion

April 26, 2021

Findings from the latest annual research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The infographic above displays global Travel & Tourism sector information, but country-specific information can be found here.

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Travel Confidence Has Las Vegas Hiring Hundreds

April 23, 2021

Las Vegas hotels are preparing for the boost in travel coming their way.

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