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Travel & Hospitality Insights - June 2020

We’re here for a short time, not a good time: Motels like Microtel are battling-back, while upscale hotels like Hilton lag behind.

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Unacast Launches Neighborhood Insights for Retail and Real Estate Professionals

Unacast's Neighborhood Insights can zoom into any area in the US, down to the census block group level, and illustrate the area’s vitality via simplified metrics.

Nike or Adidas: Which shoe retailer has the better recovery game?

Consumer visitation to clothing retailers took a surprise jump heading into June as more U.S. states began reopening for business.

Restaurant Industry Recovery Insights - June 2020

Among the first to issue shutdown orders and start reopening, South Carolina and Tennessee are leaders in restaurant visitation recovery.

Alabama, Louisiana beach visits double over Memorial Day 2019

Visits to most beaches in Northeast U.S. and California decline

Early Access: Unacast Recovery Tool

Preparing for the new normal in the age of COVID-19

Introducing: International Social Distancing Data

Up to now our coverage has mainly focused on the evolving pandemic situation in the US — but we see the need and demand for understanding movement behaviors within and across other countries. Moreover, as one of the few location data companies with global coverage, we have the opportunity to make a difference beyond our borders. That’s why, due to popular demand, we’ve expanded our Social Distancing scoring data internationally.

Introducing: Unacast’s Retail Impact Scoreboard

Rounding out the Social Distancing Scoreboard

How Three Metrics Become One Holistic Score

Unacast Updates Social Distancing Scoreboard

Social Distancing Scoreboard Improvements to the Interface, the Scoring System, and the Grading Methodology

The Unacast Social Distancing Scoreboard

Unacast launches Social Distancing Scoreboard

Announcing the Human Mobility Insights Buyers’ Guide — 2020 Edition

Unacast can help you understand what to consider and which questions to ask as you look to engage a location data and human mobility insights provider.

Unacast Predicts: The State of Location Analytics in 2020

2019 was a year of growth and evolution for the universe of location analytics, and there is no slow down in sight. As we look forward to 2020, these are the five biggest impacts we predict location analytics will have in 2020.

How Much Does Black Friday Matter?

With Thanksgiving happening late in 2019, consumers have six fewer pre-Christmas shopping days than they did in 2018. Unacast is currently investigating the effects of the shortened season on retail visits. What follows is a preview of some of our early insights, with the full study to be released early 2020.

The WeWork Effect

WeWork is dominating the news with the announcement of its financial troubles and large-scale layoffs. With WeWork’s contraction, what would the effect on the surrounding neighborhoods in New York City be?

Data Predicts Your Trip To Miami

In 2018 Miami International Airport saw over 45 million visitors, and with more international carriers set to have entries into the Miami market in 2019, that number is sure to rise. But with so many visitors flowing in and out of the airport, we began to wonder how those visitors spent their time in Miami and how their presence affected local business. So we decided to take a look at our Real World Graph to see who from the United States travels to Miami and where they eat, sleep, and play. Come take the journey with us!

3 Neighborhoods In Miami

If you’ve ever been to Miami, you know its neighborhoods are incredibly diverse and distinct. On a recent trip to Miami for a conference, we began wondering: how can we compare visits to three of Miami’s neighborhoods to understand the residential, commercial, and tourist complexion of each one. To do this we used our Neighborhood Data Package as part of The Real World Graph, an interconnected system of data sets that describes human mobility in the physical world. This is what we found.