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Omicron Spikes Unlikely to Prevent Continued Travel Growth

January 20, 2022

Clayton Reid, MMGY Global CEO, penned his thoughts on travel in both the short and long-term following recent spikes in the Omicron variant. Many Covid-19 protocols have appeared to be inconsistent, with policies penalizing the travel industry more than other, equally risky social activities. Additionally, Omicron is significantly impacting an already strained labor market. All…

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What’s Ahead in 2022: A Zoo Advisors Community Discussion

January 20, 2022

Zoo Advisors has been hosting a community webinar series that has recently shifted its focus to the future. Moderated by Zoo Advisors’ Zachary Winfield, the latest discussion, What’s Ahead in 2022?, featured panelists: Jerry Henry, Chief Executive Officer, H2R Market Research James McAndrews, Chief Executive Officer, TNB USA Inc. Erik Evjen, Director of Data Analytics…

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Top Travel Trends Predicted for 2022

January 20, 2022

With a new year upon us, travel trends will begin to rise as 2022 launches. Travel Pulse spoke to many travel influencers to get their opinion on what to expect this year. According to them, top travel trends in 2022 will include: Multi-generational trends are becoming more popular. Grandparents, parents and children are booking more…

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Things Consumers Actually Want to Keep From 2021

December 29, 2021

As we close out year two of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the reality is now painfully clear—the “new normal” isn’t so new anymore. However, there are some silver linings to the last two years—faucets of pandemic life that consumers truly do hope to take with us into 2022. Option to work from home Accessibility Awareness…

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4 Trends Brands Need to Watch For in 2022

December 28, 2021

From economics and politics to consumer sentiment research challenges, here are four trends that brands should keep an eye on. “Skimpflation” hazards. While many brands have reacted to inflation with higher prices, some have reduced services or quality to avoid raising prices (“skimpflation”). If this is part of your brand’s coping strategy, it needs to…

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Food Trends Expected to Take Off in 2022

December 27, 2021

The pandemic brought about many unique food trends and changes to our eating habits that no one saw coming. Here are a few of the top trends that we can expect to see in 2022. Smaller menus. Due to supply chain issues, many restaurants have cut down their menus. This trend is likely to stick…

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Trends Likely to Shake Up Attraction Industry in 2022

December 27, 2021

For the attraction industry, there is always a race to anticipate the next big trend and cater to customers, as guests are constantly seeking the best experience and added value from the attractions they choose to visit. Leading players in the visitor attractions industry are set to witness a number of trends in 2022. Health…

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Trends That Will Shape Travel in 2022

December 27, 2021

As the travel industry continues to recover from the pandemic, Google has identified three key areas that will grow in importance over the next year. Rise in “life moments.” Heading into 2022, travel will become more meaningful, with a rise in “life moments” that were put on hold during the pandemic. According to a survey…

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday Sales Decline

December 15, 2021

Despite notable increases from last year, traffic at retail stores on Black Friday were still 28% lower than in 2019. Additionally, Cyber Monday sales were down, with shoppers spending $100 million less than they did in 2020. While these two days are still the biggest shopping days of the year, supply chain shortages and continued…

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How The Pandemic Changed Our Eating Habits

December 14, 2021

While delivery and to-go orders were the key to survival for restaurants during the pandemic, many are reaching a level of demand that they can’t keep up with. Not only are people consuming more takeout today than they were in 2019, but supply chain and staffing shortages are making it difficult for restaurants to meet…

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