Memorial Day weekend saw many travel across the US to reunite with loved ones. But due to COVID-19 concerns, they went by car instead of air and opted for Airbnbs over hotels. Canvas8 spoke to eight people to find out how the pandemic has impacted their summer 2021 travel plans.
Precious Osoba is a junior behavioural analyst at Canvas8. Fascinated by the hows and whys of people and culture, she has a background in social sciences and a degree in marketing. You can often find her in aesthetically pleasing restaurants writing articles for her Medium profile.
Amid social distancing, anxiety around shared public spaces, and closed borders, Americans are having to rethink their summer vacation plans – and road trips are an increasingly popular choice. RV rentals are on the rise, creating room for brands to cater to these sorts of experiences.
As community and the outdoors play an increasingly important role in our lives, US-based, female-led and -founded Textured Waves is on a mission to include minority women in surfing. The group celebrates female surfers of color in an arena often dominated by White men.
The pandemic has left the travel industry shellshocked and travelers unsure when they can travel again. HipCamp offers people the opportunity to stay anywhere from a cabin in the woods to unused farmland, offering the dose of nature they crave and helping hosts stay afloat in tough times.
International tourism virtually ground to a halt in 2020, leaving countless would-be jet-setters stuck at home. Yet at the same time, many people took the chance to re-evaluate how and why they travel. Could sustainability concerns reshape the ways that Britons plan their holidays post-pandemic?