Sumary of When will travel return to normal?:
- Traveler confidence is high, according to Allianz Partners, a travel insurance company.
- That’s more than twice as many as in 2020. “Right now, we’re seeing demand outpace supply with many Americans snapping up flights, hotels and vacation rentals,” says Allianz spokesman Daniel Durazo.
- For example, as measured by the number of people screened by the Transportation Security Administration, airline traffic is climbing this summer, according to data compiled by analytics firm Flight Business Intelligence.
- Sharon Nachman, chief of the pediatric infectious diseases division at Stony Brook Children’s, says that, from a medical point of view, normal is more difficult to define.
- Byron Marlowe, a professor of hospitality business management at Washington State University who is a Fulbright scholar in Austria, says travel will be normal when people stop being afraid.