Despite Issues, Leisure Travel Rises Toward Pre-Pandemic Levels
7 Oct 2022
It’s an anomalous time in the tourism industry.
On one hand, the leisure market has picked up to a point that the numbers are just about back to where they were pre-COVID-19, despite the surge of a new strain of the virus surging in recent months. That’s because travelers have wanted to get back in the swing, as recent numbers from AAA illustrate.
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