Millions more Americans are expected to be on the road and in the sky this Thanksgiving holiday, but the hotel industry says it’s still hurting.
AAA predicts travel will recover to within 5% of pre-pandemic levels this Thanksgiving, with millions of Americans and Illinoisans traveling by car and plane. But the American Hotel and Lodging Association says the industry is still suffering from pandemic-era disruptions.
“Despite a slight expected uptick in holiday travel this year, hotels will continue to face economic fallout from the pandemic,” said Chip Rogers, CEO of the AHLA.
Over 53 million Americans will travel for the