Everyone Wants to Take a Summer Vacation in 2021. But Are You Ready to Join Them?

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot, could say about traveling this summer:

What will it take for you to take a summer vacation? Fewer COVID-19 cases? Cheap accommodations? A vaccination? It all depends. –Chris Elliott

new poll by travel insurance firm World Nomads suggests 66% of Americans are planning a summer trip. Of those, about one-third have already made reservations.

As we continue to get closer to herd immunity, more and more people will want to go away and summer travel is likely to explode.

Talking Points / Suggested Questions to Explore on Summer Travel:
        • What will make people feel safer while traveling?
        • Is now the right time to travel?
        • How practical is a summer vacation this year?
        • What are some practical tips to do before you go?
        • Who are the best professionals to seek when exploring possible travel plans?

Read Christopher Elliott’s full article from USA Today here:

Everyone is going to want to
take a summer vacation in 2021.
But are you ready to join them?


Interview: Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott, author of two books which are practical guides that help people make smarter purchases: How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) (National Geographic) and Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley). He founded two nonprofit organizations for consumers. Elliott Advocacy is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers people to solve their problems and helps those who can’t. Elliott.org helps readers through direct advocacy, journalism on an ad-free website, and maintaining the largest database of executive contact information on the Internet. He also co-founded Travelers United, a nonprofit organization that works in Washington to help travelers. Elliott also writes six weekly columns that have a combined reach of 10 million readers, including The Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes, and his articles can be seen in newspapers and magazines across the country.

In addition to being a nationally-recognized expert on customer service, Elliott is an inveterate traveler. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and scuba diving. His weekly family travel column for USA Today chronicles his never-ending journey around the world with his three children. Elliott is based in Prescott, Arizona.


Jo Allison
Managing Editor
Director of Public Relations
Success In Media, Inc.

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