2014 Summer Travel Snapshot from TIAC and Visa shows US visitors are top spenders with visitors from China ranking second; Top spending categories include retail and lodging with full-service restaurant spending up 9.4%
According to the Hotels.com Winter Holiday Travel Survey, the majority of Americans (58 percent) plan to travel within the U.S. for the holidays, while only one-third of Americans intend to stay home. The survey also revealed that nearly 1 in 10 Americans will be taking a more adventurous route and plan to travel abroad.
A new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) examines how the location or context of a service facilitates or constrains customer-employee relationships and thereby affects service dynamics.
Airlines for America (A4A) today released its 2014-2015 Winter Holiday Air Travel Forecast, projecting 45 million customers will fly on U.S. airlines during the 19-day period from Wednesday, Dec. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 4, an increase of approximately 2 percent or 47,000 daily travelers. Last year, 44 million customers were estimated to have traveled by air.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing a strengthening in demand growth compared to September 2014 and to the year-ago period. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.7% over October 2013, slightly ahead of the 5.2% year-on-year rise recorded in September 2014. October capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 5.5%, causing load factor to rise 0.1 percentage points to 79.1%.