Wilson Dec 18, This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. At that time, airlines had grounded large parts of their fleets, cruise ships were docked, popular tourist attractions were shuttered and there was no vaccine on the immediate horizon. The U. Airlines have added more flights, more employees and brought aircraft back out of desert storage. Cruise ships started leaving U. But the industry has also had to deal with the rise of the delta variant of the coronavirus this summer and — with the holiday travel season in full swing — it is facing new uncertainty around the omicron variant. Against this backdrop, TPG decided to poll industry experts again to find out what they think travel will look like in and beyond.