COVID-19 delta variant raises new considerations for today’s travelers

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Americans returned to travel in droves this summer. Recent AAA Travel bookings were up at least 11% over 2019 levels, and even more people are excitedly planning trips for 202.... Read More

Hotels in Tennessee and Rutherford County expected to record a record loss in revenue, due to COVID-19

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

Tennessee was hit hard by COVID-19 and the hotel industry, perhaps harder. The expected job loss at hotel’s across the Volunteer State is expected to add up to 5,600 job.... Read More

42% of Leisure Travelers Likely to Cancel Existing Trips Without Rescheduling

Sep 08, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

U.S. leisure travelers plan to significantly pare back travel plans amid rising COVID-19 cases, with 69% planning to take fewer trips, 55% planning to postpone existing travel.... Read More

AAA Travel Update: Masks, Cruising and the Return to Europe

May 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

New travel opportunities and destinations seem to be emerging by the day, especially for Americans with a desire for international travel.- Wednesday, the European Union agree.... Read More

AAA Survey: Traveler Optimism Grows As Summer Approaches

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

Traveler confidence is growing as COVID-19 vaccinations become more readily available. A new AAA survey reveals that nearly half of Tennesseans (49%) are comfortable.... Read More

AAA: 59% OF TENNESSEANS ARE UNCOMFORTABLE TRAVELING DURING THE PANDEMIC

Feb 10, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A new AAA travel survey, conducted in January, reveals that 59 percent of Tennesseans are uncomfortable traveling during the Covid-19 pandemic. The main concerns are:- Fears o.... Read More

Holiday Travel Season Approaching; Pandemic Remains a Concern, Dr. Rudd on WGNS Monday

Oct 31, 2020 at 06:25 am by WGNS

Tennesseans are cautiously developing plans for the holiday travel season. A new AAA survey determined that the pandemic and presidential election are key influencers in how c.... Read More

AAA expects the majority Labor Day travelers to take a road trip

Sep 02, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 pandemic can be very confusing for travelers. As Tennesseans look to Labor Day and the upcoming autumn and holiday seasons, many are still questioning how the pan.... Read More