Global companies are seeing a dramatic shift away from the classical employment model of hiring full-time employees to work a typical 9 to 5 hour shift to a new collaborative, transparent, technology-enabled approach. This 'open talent economy' approach is outlined in report launched today by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).
BridgeStreet Global Hospitality released the results of a worldwide survey of more than 640 recent guests at the Serviced Apartments Summit this year, revealing an overwhelmingly positive sentiment toward blending business travel with leisure, dubbed 'bleisure.'
International tourist arrivals grew by 4.6% in the first half of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Destinations worldwide received some 517 million international tourists between January and June 2014, 22 million more than in the same period of 2013.
Worldwide, shopping tours play an important part on one in three holidays spent abroad. It is not just travellers from Asia who go on extensive shopping tours. South Americans also enjoy the shopping opportunities at their travel destinations more than others.
Soho is the most expensive London district in which for travelers to stay. Thats according to the latest survey from CheapRooms.co.uk, which compared Londons various neighborhoods based on their cost of lodging.
Expedia.com is the Online Travel Service Brand of the Year; Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Continue to Lead among Airlines and the Highest Ranked Hotels include Omni Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites and Americas Best Value Inn
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $3.6 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up from $507 million in the first quarter of 2014 and $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today
ARC reported that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.68 percent year-over-year in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $63.1 billion versus $60.3 billion in 2013.
When asked to compare overall 2014 travel bookings so far to 2013 at this time last year, a majority (60.2%) indicated that their bookings are higher and 28.6% indicated that they are the same as compared to a year ago.