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Spring has Sprung – Road Trips Rebounding in the North and Northeast

Through the pandemic, road trips in the Southeast, Texas, and Southwest have returned to pre-COVID19 levels much faster than the rest of the nation. But the tides are turning on the week of March 29th. Daily Travel Index values in the Northeast and Northern states (deep green on the map below) are...

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The State of Travel – 2021 – The New Travel Normal

Many key travel and news institutions including the New York Times use our Daily Travel Index to get their finger on the pulse of U.S. travel trends. While we observe a bounce-back during early 2021 and into Spring Break, aided by waves of vaccinations and increasingly positive traveler sentiment...

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Delivering Big Economic Impact With Marketing Science & Data For the State of Wisconsin

Data-driven. This is a pillar on which Travel Wisconsin has built their approach to marketing the state as a premier travel destination, and has now taken to another level. Working with data provided by Arrivalist, Longwoods International, and its other data partners, Travel Wisconsin and its...

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Americans Took 35% Fewer Road Trips for Thanksgiving

U.S. travelers threw their Thanksgiving road trip plans in reverse in 2020, defying predictions for one of the busiest road trip occasions of the year, and heeding the advice of public health experts who warned Americans to refrain from traveling during the holiday against the backdrop of a surge in...

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Americans took more road trips over Labor Day than any holiday in 2020, Arrivalist Data Shows

Initial Data indicates Labor Day travel by car rose to within 4.3% of the same period in day 2019 Road Trips that initiated in some states – like Florida – increased in 2020 compared to 2019 A first look at Arrivalist Daily Travel Index – comparing trips starting Friday, 2020 to the same Friday of...

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36.8 Million American To Hit the Road for Fourth of July

Independence Day Will Be Biggest Road Trip Event So Far This Year 36.8 million Americans will hit the open road for the Fourth of July weekend, making Independence Day the biggest road trip event so far this year. Compared to the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) travel prediction last year...

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Evaluating Markets in Tumultuous Times

Evaluating Markets in Tumultuous Times Connected TV impressions and Arrivalist clients buying them have doubled in the past year. Get the inside track from Jonathan Smithgall of Love Communications on the agency’s pioneering work with Arrivalist for Utah Tourism. Learn how to get started with CTV...

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Measuring Connected-TV-Influenced Arrivals

Connected TV impressions and Arrivalist clients buying them have doubled in the past year. Get the inside track from Jonathan Smithgall of Love Communications on the agency’s pioneering work with Arrivalist for Utah Tourism. Learn how to get started with CTV, select the optimal partner, reach your...