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?
Looking into 2014, the travel, hospitality and leisure (THL) sector outlook remains positive due to improving demand side drivers. While there is potential for renewed growth both domestically and internationally, companies should consider ways to effectively leverage the power of technology to enhance customer experience. Adam Weissenberg, vice chairman and U.S. Travel, Hospitality and Leisure leader, Deloitte LLP, shares his perspective on the THL industry and some thoughts around managing and growing amid the transformative landscape.
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.
Seven in ten travelers during the holiday season (72 percent) will drive their personal automobile on vacation this holiday season. Two in ten (19 percent) will fly, and one in ten (9 percent) will take a cruise.
Hotwire.com today announced the top ten destinations where Canadians are vacationing this holiday season. It seems travellers are packing up and headed for the U.S. this year, with destinations like Orlando, New York City and Las Vegas overtaking the previous popularity of domestic getaways.
Market Research Company Euromonitor International released today a new white paper, 'Understanding the 21st Century Traveller,' offering insight on trends in travel and tourism and how to target the next generation tourist.