According to the latest ETC report 'European Tourism in 2013 Trends & Prospects', confidence is growing in the sector, as some of the factors underlying growth will persist into the next year. The ETC expects international tourism to grow between 3% and 4% in 2014.
Latest results from the 2014 HAC Canadian Travel Intentions Survey show that business and leisure travel is projected to remain the same as last year. Eighty-one per cent of business travellers will be travelling more or the same for business in 2014.
Toronto's tourism sector reached new records in 2013 by welcoming the highest number of overseas visitors and selling the most hotel room nights ever, Tourism Toronto announced today. Additionally, for the third year in a row Toronto saw an increase in overnight visitors from the U.S.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 380,809 workers in December 2013, 0.3 percent more than in December 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. December was the first month that full-time equivalent (FTE) employment for U.S. scheduled passenger carriers was higher than the same month of the previous year after 15 consecutive months of declines.