According to a new survey commissioned by priceline.com, a leader in online and mobile travel, and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), last-minute getaways are the favored trip type for the new year, and young Americans aren't afraid to open their wallets wide for that 'special' vacation.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for the full year of 2014 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 5.9% compared to the full year of 2013. This 2014 performance was above the 10-year average growth rate of 5.6% and the 5.2% annual growth experienced in 2013 compared to 2012.
Sanya in China has the most highly rated hotels in the world, according to the annual Reputation Ranking released by hotel comparison website trivago.co.uk. While York, Edinburgh and Liverpool are in the top 50, Manchester and Birmingham are ranked near the bottom and London failed to make the list.
Travel to Canada from the U.S. has been in decline for more than a decade, but air travel to the country was up 7% through November 2014 and a new study by Resonance Consultancy shows that more U.S. international travellers plan to visit Canada in 2015 than any other country in the world.
The Carlson Wagonlit Travel Report report shows travel managers will put more emphasis on data and mobile technology to direct their travel programs in 2015, with a continued focus on cost-saving and traveler engagement. The research highlights the top priority (at 63 percent) is leveraging travel data to build predictive analyses and benchmarks.
This article provides an overview of trends in luxury leisure travel, showcases Luxury Frontiers business model, and highlights the rationale behind Luxury Frontiers global partnership with HVSs Athens and Milan offices.