Travel Responsibly: As the region recovers from COVID-19, safety guidelines have evolved at attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels. Advance tickets or reservations remain recommended or necessary at many spots. Your best bet: Check online or call ahead.
The in-house research department at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® tracks visitor statistics, measures tourism’s impact on the region and provides insight and tracking for every marketing program VISIT PHILADELPHIA develops.
To learn more about VISIT PHILADELPHIA® research and reports, or to discuss what information may be relevant to your organization and its needs, please contact Jim Werner, Chief Tourism Officer, at [email protected].
COVID-19 Resource Library
COVID-19 Resource Library – Travel and Tourism Research Association
A collection of free data sources all related to the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry.
National COVID-19 and Traveler Sentiment Survey – Longwoods International
A biweekly tracking survey of U.S. travelers’ intentions as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses. Conducted using a national sample of 1,000 adults ages 18+.
According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travelers, Americans with children under 18 are split on both their children’s vaccination status and how comfortable they feel traveling as a family. A third of family travelers have no concerns about traveling with their unvaccinated children, while a quarter do have worries about taking their unvaccinated children on trips. Additionally, a quarter of family travelers have children who are fully or partially vaccinated and they have no hesitation about them traveling, while a similar percentage does have concerns about travel with their children even though they are fully or partially vaccinated.
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Impact of COVID-19 on Consumers’ Intention to Travel and Travel Priorities – Visit Philadelphia
Findings from the latest visitphilly.com consumer survey, completed by more than 4,000 potential travelers.
Impact of COVID-19 on Consumers’ Intention to Travel and Travel Priorities – Russell Research
An ongoing survey of consumers to evaluate the effects of COVID-19 on Philadelphia’s travel & tourism industry. The study is conducted using a nationally representative sample of approximately 1,000 interviews among adults ages 18+ with sample augments in the Philadelphia, New York and Washington DC DMAs.
Travel Mindsets Amidst COVID-19 – PA Tourism
A monthly survey of consumers to gauge current and future feelings toward travel, travel motivators and if Pennsylvania is being considered as a destination for future travel. The study is conducted using a representative sample of 1,000 adults ages 18+ from PA and the surrounding states.
Economic Impact of COVID-19 – US Travel Association and Oxford Economics
Driven by U.S. Travel Association and Oxford Economics’ proprietary travel forecasting model, the semi-annual domestic and international forecast allows members to review the industry’s performance and consider the prospects for the coming year and through 2024.This document is available exclusively to U.S. Travel members.
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All reports are in Adobe Acrobat format. You can get more information or download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader at www.adobe.com.
For research on the national tourism industry, visit U.S. Travel Association.