The Week That U.S. Travel Started Its Recovery, by the Numbers

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Occupancy rates, airline passenger traffic, and forward bookings all show U.S. travel demand is strengthening heading into summer. Hanoi Photography / Adobe

Skift Take: Travel companies owe a lot to Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson. The acceleration of vaccine distribution jolted the U.S. travel industry out of its winter travel slump and built major strength heading into warmer months. Check out the numbers in just the last five days.

— Cameron Sperance and Sean O’Neill

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The Week That Was in U.S. Travel Data: Is This a Turning Point?

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Occupancy rates, airline passenger traffic, and forward bookings all show U.S. travel demand is strengthening heading into summer. Andrew E. Cohen / Flickr

Skift Take: Travel companies owe a lot to Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson. The acceleration of vaccine distribution jolted the U.S. travel industry out of its winter travel slump and built major strength heading into warmer months. Check out the numbers in just the last five days.

— Cameron Sperance and Sean O’Neill

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The Horse Rescuer Bringing a Karmic Glow to This Ranch Resort

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This would not be an uncommon scene at Lodge at Blue Sky, where the Saving Gracie Equine Healing Foundation is rescuing horses and other animals while educating guests about conservation. Tim Vrtiska / Flickr

Skift Take: Melissa Smolik runs a world-class animal rehabilitation center and sanctuary close to Park City Utah, which lends a special aura to the adjacent luxury property that brings guests much closer to nature.

— Colin Nagy

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