Waiting for a Vaccine
Travel has been one of the most profoundly impacted industries amid the global shutdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, coming to a near halt while people around the world have been sheltering in place. Just how long that impact will be felt remains to be seen. There have been various predictions floated by travel industry heavy hitters about the pandemic’s lasting effects. A new survey conducted by Azurite Consulting for Peak Prosperity found changes in sentiment and lifestyle shifts among 3,500 American respondents that suggest a recovery won't be coming anytime soon. Perhaps the most startling takeaway is that many seasoned cruisers have no intention of ever taking a cruise again. Here's a closer look at the various types of travel and sightseeing that respondents plan to avoid until there's a COVID-19 vaccine — or altogether.