There have been positive upticks across Europe in global search intent; Greece and Portugal are leading the recovery path and are successfully translating that purpose into bookings

There are encouraging signs that as restrictions are reduced and lifted there will be a significant demand for travel. New research from digital marketing solutions…..

Is a move to later travel booking a new trend or simply a symptom of the current environment?

We are seeing a clear move to later travel booking, but right now it is unclear if that is a new trend or simply a…..

Bookings may have hit the floor, but the sentiment to travel is still active as flight search data reveals that consumers are still dreaming about travel

New research from travel analytics expert ForwardKeys shows air travel demand has halved over the first three-and-a-half months of the year, but the sentiment to…..

The knock-on effects of COVID-19 on US airlines and global travel continue, and are unabated

As coronavirus, COVID-19 continues to spread, US airlines that have been hoping the effects would be short lived are facing a new reality, and more…..

News that Coronavirus has caused a ‘collapse in Chinese travel’ is no shock – the question is how long will tremors be felt and how wide will they be spread?

The latest data from aviation intelligence specialist ForwardKeys, which analyses global aviation capacity, flight searches and over 17 million flight booking transactions a day, has…..

Riots put a freeze on Chile’s air bookings and add to the pressures already being felt from Argentine Peso devaluation

What started in early Oct-2019 as a student protest at plans to raise the Santiago Metro’s subway fare has expanded into more widespread civil protests…..

The Hong Kong outlook – can we expect a further escalation in action or will there be a loss of momentum?

Last month, The Blue Swan Daily highlighted research that showed how much of an impact the wave of demonstrations against the controversial extradition bill in…..

Hong Kong demonstrations may have deterred short-haul arrivals, but strong growth means first half arrivals are still up on last year

New research has shown how much of an impact the recent wave of demonstrations against the controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong have had on…..

Bookings to the Dominican Republic from the US sink after a spate of tourist deaths, but there are signs of an uplift

Recent high profile US tourist deaths has created challenges for the Dominican Republic, triggering a decline in bookings for travel to the country for the…..

Russians are taking more freely to the air and helping to boost arrivals across Asia-Pacific

It appears to be a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct flights from Russia…..

New data highlights that UK travellers have turned away from Europe during ongoing Brexit limbo; easyJet warns of ‘softness’ in advanced bookings

After approaching three years of uncertainty the date that the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union has now passed. But, Brexit hasn’t…..