The third quarter edition of the Global Economic Outlook offers timely insights from Deloitte Research economists about the United States, the Eurozone, China, Japan, India, Russia, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.
Travel is expected to increase across all generations this fall according to a national survey by D.K. Shifflet & Associates. Boomers show the largest increases over 2013 and they along with GI/Silents are the most likely to travel with about six out of ten planning to travel at least once this fall. The number of Millennials planning to travel this year is about the same as last year.
Mike Campbell, Executive Vice President Human Resources & Labor Relations, has informed Delta's Board of Directors of his decision to retire on October 1, 2014, after 40 remarkable years in the industry.
Travelers heading to Seattle this long Labor Day weekend can expect to pay $319 nightly to stay in the least expensive double room. That figure represents an increase of more than 80% over regular rates.
The strategic partnership will facilitate further engagement on joint initiatives in publishing, research, surveys, events and advocacy. Most recently, TripAdvisor statistics were included in the recently released report on The Rise of the Young Asian Traveller, produced and published by PATA.
Benjamin Smith, previously Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer, is appointed to the new role of President, Passenger Airlines. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Smith will now have cost as well as revenue oversight for passenger airline activities, with a view to optimizing the operating profitability of Air Canada, consistent with organizational structures at other large U.S. and European airlines. Mr. Smith continues to report to Mr. Rovinescu in this role.
Located at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas, the Listening Center is the first of its kind in the domestic airline industry. It serves as the airline's nerve center, integrating traditional media, social media, and operational data to allow various functions to move quickly and efficiently from insight to action.