Even as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the U.S. this autumn, Americans appear to be going ahead with planning their 2020 wintertime and holiday travels.
According to the LuggageHero October Travel Sentiment Monitor’s findings, almost half (45 percent) of Americans are still planning to travel this winter.
More than half who are planning such trips (58 percent) said they’d only be traveling within the U.S., despite currently worsening epidemiological conditions.
That being said, travelers are also adapting to the “new normal” and proceeding cautiously in terms of planning. When asked what types of accommodations they prefer to stay in, 28 percent of respondents felt that both hotels and short-term rental properties provide an adequately hygienic environment amid COVID-19, although independent lodgings seem to have an edge over hotels in this…