The impact of policy responses to COVID-19 on U S. travel and leisure companies
Domestic travel will likely recover sooner than international tourism, as countries adopt different travel restrictions and safety measures depending on the local impact of the pandemic. In the United States, both domestic and inbound visitors dropped sharply in 2020. However, the U.S. still contended with roughly 1.4 billion domestic trips and 7.2 million overseas arrivals in 2020. The rise of bleisure travel means that the boundaries between leisure and corporate travel are blurring. In fact, many employees who travel frequently see bleisure travel opportunities as an attractive part of their job. At Travel + Leisure we inspire and empower the world’s most curious and passionate travelers to travel more—and travel better.
- “At Marriott, we’re seeing strong recovery in demand in many of our largest markets, and it’s not just leisure demand,” Capuano told USA TODAY in