The Future Looks Bright – 5 Travel Trends to Track – PwC

To understand the latest shifts in travel expectations, attitudes and behaviors – as well as the sustainability of those shifts – PwC surveyed more than 1,300 US consumers in April 2021 and compared the results to earlier surveys conducted in April and August of 2020. Most respondents to our latest survey told us they have at least one flight and/or an overnight stay planned for business or leisure within the next 12 months

U.S. Market Recovery Monitor – 2 October 2021 – STR

U.S. hotel industry demand retreated in the latest week of reporting (26 September-2 October), failing to align with a rise in TSA security screenings. Normally, we expect an uptick in air passengers to yield an increase in hotel demand. This week was an exception with occupancy slipping 1.5 percentage points to 61.7%.

U.S. September Unemployment Rate Declines to 4.8%

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 194,000 in September, and the unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent. Job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in retail trade, and in transportation and warehousing. Employment in public education declined.