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, road trip travel will be down… Read More
Summer Travel Returns: 10% more Americans hit the road on the weekend of June 12th than on Memorial Day, Travel Industry Index Finds.
Summer travel returns as road trips taken by US travelers on the weekend of June 12th exceeded the volume of road trips observed over Memorial Day weekend 2020, according to Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index. The Daily Travel Index hit +81.8% on Friday, June 12th–a full ten points higher than the index of +71.5% observed on… Read More
Analyzing Simon Malls across 27 states reveals a striking trend On May 1st, 2020, Simon Property Group announced the reopening of 49 malls & outlet centers across the US. With stay-at-home orders being lifted across various states, Simon Property Group continued to reopen more locations as the retail industry was eyeing the Memorial Day weekend… Read More
The Arrivalist Daily Travel Index measured a sharp increase in road trip activity over the Memorial Day Weekend and reveals changing travel patterns in a post-pandemic world.
Is Memorial Day going to slingshot the travel industry into a summer recovery? The last few weeks of American consumer trip activity, as measured by the Arrivalist Daily Travel Index and the latest consumer research by Destination Analysts, Longwoods International, DK Shifflet, and others, appear to suggest the answer is ‘definitely maybe’.