Explore what matters most to travelers

The 2023 Traveler Value Index provides a deep dive into today's traveler behaviors and desires. Both industry professionals and travelers weighed in, exposing key gaps and opportunities to better meet travelers' needs.

Insights straight from the source

Travelers and industry professionals provide a firsthand look at the factors shaping travel decisions today.




industry professionals


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Traveler Value Index 2023 research methodology

Using our first-party data paired with a study conducted by Wakefield Research, we uncovered challenges, post-pandemic changes, and emerging trends within the travel industry. One clear takeaway is that travel remains a priority, and a focus on exceptional experiences will secure a bright future for the industry.

“Ultimately, we hope these insights are useful to you as you welcome and service travelers — because when the traveler wins, we win together.”

Ariane Gorin

President, Expedia for Business Expedia Group

Ariane Gorin, President, Expedia for Business Expedia Group

Inside the research

Take a look at what we found when we asked industry professionals and travelers what they value most.

Permanent preferences

Traveler preferences changed, influenced by the pandemic and other factors. Find out what shifts here to stay.

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Temporary trends

Not all pivots are permanent, because some are temporary responses to an extreme situation. Certain changes, like the drop in business, international travel, and heightened cleanliness standards, have already faded away.

Fluctuating factors

Even with the pandemic behind us, some patterns remain hard to predict. We're keeping a close eye on these continually evolving trends.

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