Orlando reclaimed the top spot on the 2015 list, a position the city last held in 2013. Las Vegas climbed one spot on the ranking compared to last year, while Chicago dropped two places from number one in 2014 to round out the top three.
IATA announced global passenger traffic results for June showing a 5.7% increase in demand compared to June 2014. This was a slowdown compared to the 6.9% year-over-year growth recorded in May, in part owing to the timing of Ramadan, which depressed travel demand in the Middle East.
Through analysis of 2014 purchasing patterns, Skyscanner saw that Thanksgiving week tickets booked during week 33 garnered a nearly 5.5 percent savings, while Christmas-time flights saw close to 19 percent savings, and New Years Eve air travel purchased during this week saw close to 15 percent in savings.
Yesterday, Enterprise Holdings' Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President Greg Stubblefield stressed what has changed for consumers is the concept of 'access' rather than non-profit 'sharing' on a broad scale. His comments were made during the 'Differentiating Brands in a Sharing Economy' panel discussion at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention in Orlando.