The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, applauded today's announcement by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to offer a new application process which allows U.S. citizens to directly enroll in TSA PreCheck, but opposed an increase in the aviation security tax paid by passengers.
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will add new daily nonstop service to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from Fairbanks International Airport and Vancouver International Airport, beginning May 29, 2014 and June 5, 2014, respectively.
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.