A glance into post-pandemic travel – ten takeaways from China
Our colleague Mia Mao from our Shanghai office shares how the travel world could look like in Europe or the USA in the coming months.
• Pent-up demand led to 43% more bookings for 2021 vs 2019 Labor Day holidays with four- to five-star hotels benefiting the most
• Top tier cities and leisure destinations recovered first – after regaining confidence there, travelers then turned to second-tier destinations as well
• Staycations are en vogue – key OTA’s record over 50% increase vs 2019 in searches and bookings for local offers