2021 | Q4

Travel Recovery Trend Report


The Travel Industry Demonstrates Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

In our last Travel Recovery Trend Report, covering the third quarter of 2021, we shared several positive signs that the industry’s recovery was maintaining momentum – despite the emergence of the COVID-19 Delta variant. This trend carried into the final quarter of the year, during which we saw more nations open their borders, holiday travel demand increase, and travelers learn to adapt to unpredictable circumstances. In this latest installment, which is based on our first-party Expedia Group data and research, travel marketers can gain insights to continue inspiring travelers on the road to recovery. 

Download the report to see the trends rising to the top in Q4 2021, including how:

  • Global search volumes increased year-over-year 
  • Search windows lengthened as traveler confidence grew 
  • Travel in APAC has picked up thanks to new travel green lanes and lifted restrictions 
  • There was sustained demand for long-haul destinations 
  • Vacation rentals grew increasingly popular 


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