Browsing: COVID-19 News

News, features and articles written by the IHS team and our knowledgeable contributors on the topic of COVID-19, specifically in the hospitality sector.

International travelers entering the United States will no longer be required to undergo COVID testing after pressure from the industry.

Travel industry speaks out on inbound testing ahead of Senate hearing on “Reviving Conventions & Tourism Through International Travel” held by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee.

According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travelers, the rising cost of gas and plane tickets has replaced COVID-19 as a major concern entering the summer travel season.

According to the Adobe Digital Economy Index, which analyzes data from six of the country’s top ten airlines and over 150 billion web visitors, bookings for domestic flights in February have now surpassed pre-pandemic levels.

Major travel-related organizations are urging the Biden administration to lift COVID restrictions and regulations, which are stifling the $2 trillion+ tourism business in the United States.