Link Friday: The Summer Travel Outlook

Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014 by Kate

Summer has unofficially begun and it’s time to take a look at the season’s travel outlook.

  • Summer travel bookings are up from this time last year and most aren’t listing a budget as their number one priority anymore.
  • Airlines are looking forward to a red-letter summer, with the highest numbers of passengers since 2008.
  • Summer travel trend: People just aren’t as interested in “unplugging” as we think they are. Two-thirds of the folks in this study listed “in-room technology as an amenity they can’t live without.”
  • Find out where people are going this summer.
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About Kate

As a former television journalist, Ms. Hagen knows a lot about engaging an audience. She is adept at using social media to capture the attention of travelers, feeding them useful information and carefully selected tidbits, all with the goal of turning prospective travelers into overnights.