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YouGov report shows domestic still beating international travel

International Travel & Tourism Report 2021 Not a single industry has been halted by the pandemic more so than travel & tourism. But as the pandemic begins to subside, what does the road back to normality look like? Turbulent conditions are forecast and competition to attract consumers will be fierce ‘ that much is certain. YouGov’s International Travel & Tourism Report 2021 analyses consumer travel preferences and identifies the emerging opportunities that will prove most lucrative for industry players. The study connects data from our syndicated solutions YouGov DestinationIndex and…

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Consumer confidence rises due to ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown

According a survey by Deloitte, consumer confidence rose by 6% in the first quarter of 2021 to -11% During the first three months of 2021, consumer confidence saw a record quarterly rise thanks to the government’s “roadmap” out of lockdown, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker. In the firm’s survey of 3,000 UK consumers between 19 and 22 March 2021, while most of the country was still under lockdown measures, consumer confidence increased by 6% to -11%. Furthermore, consumer confidence in health and wellbeing recovered by 8% over the period…

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When will location-based entertainment fully recover?

The pandemic’s impacts on life, the rate of infections and vaccinations, how long immunity will last, the emergence of new coronavirus variants, and consumers’ comfort returning to different public activities are almost all daily moving targets. But some general trends have emerged for predicting when and to what extent location-based entertainment (LBE) might recover. One thing is for sure. The old normal will not be the new normal. We won’t be going back to the way things were in 2019. Different segments of LBEs will be affected differently. Based on…

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