Tourists Are Unconcerned About COVID-19


In one way or another, COVID-19 impacted everyone over the past two years, especially regarding travel. But as vaccination rates are rising, and many countries have dropped travel restrictions, people seem to be less concerned about the virus than ever before and are traveling more and more. GlobalData released a study that showed that 57% of travelers are “not concerned” or “not very concerned” about the prospect of contracting or spreading COVID-19 when traveling. While travelers are confident, the travel industry isn’t out of the woods yet.

“The outlook for tourism in many countries is brighter than at any time in the past two years” said Hannah Free, Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData. “However, the turbulence and uncertainty of COVID-19 has created several challenges which are likely to further complicate recovery. Rising demand, coupled with mass layoffs and competition for talent with other sectors, has resulted in widespread labor shortages in several tourism economies…”

(Travel Pulse, 06.26.22)

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