MMGY Travel Intelligence, MMGY Global’s research and insights division, has released the findings from the 2021 “Fall Edition” of its Portrait of American Travelers survey fielded in late July. The report highlights continuing strength in traveler sentiment, including high expectations for holiday travel. It also reveals the vast majority of vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers are planning trips in the months ahead, but the types of trips they are planning are different.
Americans’ intent to take a vacation over the next three months has increased, with 53% of U.S. adults planning to do so – up from 50% in April when the “Summer Edition” of the Portrait of American Travelers survey was conducted. Though intent remains strong, quarter-over-quarter growth is slowing after a strong summer travel season, and the impact of the Delta variant on the travel industry continues to be assessed. Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults intend to take a vacation in the next six months, a figure essentially unchanged from April’s findings of 72%.
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