According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 65 percent of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, up from 57 percent last year and the highest outlook since 2007. One third will offer higher pay than last year, and 1 in 4 will pay $50,000 or more.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 388,983 workers in February 2015, 1.8 percent more than in February 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.
The U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported last week that U.S. airlines systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor a measure of the use of airline capacity was 83.0 percent in January, unchanged from December, seasonally adjusted.
Passenger satisfaction lifts 2.9 percent for airlines, historically one of the lowest-scoring categories tracked by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Airlines reach an ACSI benchmark of 71 on a scale of 0 to 100 for 2015approaching the categorys peak score of 72 in 1994. Nevertheless, airlines remain among ACSIs bottom four categories, ahead of only Internet service providers, subscription television and health insurance.
A new whitepaper from ALTOUR, a leading travel solutions provider with more than $1.7B of industry leverage, and The BTN Group, found travel industry professionals are hungry for change in the managed travel purchasing process.
GWI data also revealed that global inbound wellness tourism trips will grow twice as fast each year (8.3%) as international trips overall (4.1%) from 2012-2017. And data on how exceptionally high-yield wellness tourists are, is welcome news for any nation: they spend 137% more than the average tourist per trip. And the international wellness traveler spends 59% more per trip than the average inbound tourist: at $1,639 USD vs. $1,030 USD.
International tourism receipts increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245 billion. An additional US$ 221 billion was generated from international passenger transport, bringing total exports from international tourism up to US$ 1.5 trillion.