Looks like travel is on the rebound from the pandemic.
Alan Whitt owns Allure Quest Travel Experience.
When the coronavirus first hit, travelers were canceling their trips left and right.
Whitt says they lost 90 percent of our business.
Now that there is a vaccine and a light at the end of the tunnel, Whitt says travel is on the rebound.
“We’re not a ghost anymore,” Whitt said, “people can contact us and we can talk about travel and book travel.”
The European Union announced it will ease COVID travel restrictions for non EU residents beginning this summer.
Vaccinated Americans would be among those welcomed across the pond.
Whitt says that means customers are returning.
“People are booking cruising at a rapid rate,” Whitt said, “Carnival says that there has been more travel bookings for 2022 than in 2019.”
A spokesperson with BNA tells us last Sunday was the highest number of passengers since the pandemic began, with about 26,000 departing passengers and numbers continue to rise.