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Forbes, Sept 12, 2020 – How Bad Was It? Summer Stats, And Looking Ahead To 2021 International Trends For U.S. Travelers

Forbes, Sept 12, 2020 – How Bad Was It? Summer Stats, And Looking Ahead To 2021 International Trends For U.S. Travelers

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The coronavirus pandemic may have stalled international travel for 2020, but data from Squaremouth shows Americans have a pent-up desire to travel abroad in the new year.

— 65% of all 2021 trips booked this year, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, are to international destinations. 

— A majority of Americans plan to take international trips at the beginning of 2021. International destinations account for 86% of all planned trips in January and February 2021.

— Most international trips are booked to destinations that are already accessible to Americans. 

— Mexico is the most popular international destination in the new year, replacing the U.S. as the top destination for the first time since COVID-19 began.

— Caribbean countries make up the remaining top 5 international destinations: The Bahamas, US Virgin Islands, Aruba, and Jamaica.

Read the full Forbes article online here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lealane/2020/09/12/how-bad-was-it-summer-stats-and-looking-ahead-to-2021-international-trends-for-us-travelers/#61df46062b1e