2021 | Q3

Travel Recovery Trend Report


The Travel Industry's Recovery Maintains Momentum

In our last Travel Recovery Trend Report, covering the second quarter of 2021, we highlighted several positive signs for the industry. As we moved into Q3, however, concerns around the Delta variant and renewed restrictions led many travelers to reevaluate. Still, the industry saw positive progress in many areas. This latest installment tracks this momentum using our first-party Expedia Group traveler data and custom research, presented at both a global and regional level. Travel marketers can use these latest insights to inspire travelers and continue their road to recovery.    

Download the report to see the trends rising to the top in Q3 2021, including how:

  • Global search volumes held steady as border restrictions lifted
  • Search windows were shorter as travelers preferred to book last minute
  • Search volumes for a number of cities grew quickly
  • Searches for winter holiday season travel were significantly up compared to 2020
  • Business travel demand was on the rise as offices started to reopen


Read time: approximately 8 minutes

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