The issue of raising the minimum wage has been attracting increased attention and debate - but is it the best way to boost the economy and help low-income workers make enough to support their families?
Being more focused and strategic with data and analytics can deliver significant benefits to the bottom line, writes Pamela Whitby, editor, EyeforTravel. Everybody is talking about how data, if used correctly, can deliver greater efficiency and a better customer experience. But achieving this in a rapidly changing environment is anything but easy.
A striking number of U.S. travelers, while aware of the risks, are not taking the necessary steps to protect themselves on public Wi-Fi and are exposing their data and personal information to cyber criminals and hackers, according to research released today by AnchorFree, the global leader in consumer security, privacy and Internet freedom.
According to the third annual Hotwire.com American Travel Behavior Survey, conducted online in October 2013 on behalf of Hotwire by Harris Interactive among over 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18 and older, American adults will spend a total of $72 billion on obligatory holiday season travel.
Preliminary results for the first three quarters of 2013 point to a strong performance of European tourism as growth in international visitors remains well above the long-term trend, according to the ETC report 'European Tourism in 2013 Trends & Prospects'.
U.S. leisure travelers who book hotel rooms online are increasingly younger, armed with smartphones and tablets, and show less brand loyalty in their lodging choices, according to a new study conducted by Adara, the travel industry's leader in big data, and Hudson Crossing travel industry analyst Henry Harteveldt.
According to a study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the U.S. Travel Association, hotels in cities with direct rail access from downtown to airport terminals receive nearly 11 percent more revenue per room than hotels in cities without a rail airport connection.