International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
UK Cities Among the World’s 15 Most Expensive for an Airbnb Property, According to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index
BERLIN, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – As part of the travel price index series, GoEuro.co.uk has compiled an impartial accommodation price index covering 150 cities and over 60,000 properties to understand the effect of new trends in accommodation on the hotel industry. The increasing popularity of Airbnb and continued growth of the hostel industry are […]
Three quarters of Hong Kong travelers use both online and offline touch points when making travel bookings: GfK
Japan, Australia and Taiwan top three destinations; 80 percent of all trips are at least 4 nights or more
Nuremberg, 24. July 2014 – Hotel evaluations on the internet are gaining in importance in the final selection of the travel destination.
- 63% of UK population say they choose road trips to enjoy a sense of freedom and adventure * – Scientific formula helps bring out the fun and adventurous side of your journey
London is the best rated major destination in Europe for shopping and nightlife, the results of the second annual Cities Survey by TripAdvisor have revealed. However, London fared less well when assessed on the helpfulness of its locals – ranking a lowly 32 out of the 37 tourist destinations featured.
Bungee Jumping, Taking a Safari and Flying First Class: Survey Reveals Game Plan for #Travel Bucket Lists #ttot
SpringHill Suites by Marriott’s fifth annual travel attitude survey reveals that Americans are looking to step outside of their comfort zones to achieve their travel bucket lists. According to the survey, conducted by Kelton Global, 48 percent say vacationing to see new places is important to them.
Expedia “High Fliers Survey” Reveals Inside Tips on Travel Heading into the Summer: Best/Worst Airports, Best/Worst Food & Drink, Top Destinations and More
Dallas/Fort Worth a Rising Airport Star; LAX Ranked as Worst for Food & Beverage; Atlanta Beloved and Loathed in Equal Measure BELLEVUE, Wash. /PRNewswire/ — Expedia.com, the world’s largest full-service travel site*, recently asked more than 6,000 of the company’s most frequent travelers for their perspective on business and leisure travel just in time for […]
London, Paris and Rome still Top Picks; Brazil and Santorini Emerge as Popular Destinations NEW YORK — American Express Travel recently surveyed a group of its experts – nearly 300 travel counselors –
24th October 2013 JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler best known for its extensive range of hotels online and inbound travel services,
81% of hoteliers discount more than five years ago
- Overseas visitor spending up by 23% compared to July 2012
TagungsBarometer Köln 2012 study: Five per cent increase in the number of events; medical and pharmaceutical industry organizes the greatest number of events in Cologne
COLOGNE. According to the results of the latest TagungsBarometer Köln study, a total of 45,069 events were held in Cologne in 2012, attracting 3.38 million participants.
New research from British Airways has uncovered some distinct patterns when it comes to where people prefer to sit on a plane.
Brazil Currently Ranks 8th in the Business Travel Global Index
Three is the magic number, according to Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), the international corporate services company, when corporates are choosing whether to travel by air or rail.
Southwest, Expedia and Marriott Led Respective Travel Sub-Categories in 2012 Web Page Views
Hertz study finds the average Brit will travel 887 miles to be with their loved one on February 14th
LONDON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world’s largest general car use brand, has revealed that the average Briton is prepared to travel 887 miles to be with their loved one this Valentine’s Day – far enough to cover a trip from London to Rome.
New ETC-UNWTO Study “Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is saying about Europe”
Brussels, 17 January 2013 The European Travel Commission (ETC) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have just published a ‘netnographic’ study Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is Saying About Europe.
Slower growth in 2013, with no cities expected to report double digit growth Paris tops the rankings for fullest, most expensive and highest RevPAR in 2013 London will see negative growth but will still enjoy high absolute trading and profitability levels
Orbitz 2012 year in review lists most-booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and most popular vacation activities
2012 was a year of milestone events domestically and internationally that helped set the tone for travel in 2013. New Orleans,
BRIC tourists shop 30% more than other markets in average…
Skyscanner reveals the shocking truth behind 21 of the most hotly debated air travel mysteries. Are all pilots rich? Can you get sucked down a toilet? And what is rule 240? Everything you wanted to know about air travel but were too afraid to ask. 1. Is it true that you get drunk quicker on a plane? […]
A survey of more than 700 international cabin crew members, from 85 countries by Skyscanner has revealed their perfect airline passenger, and it’s a surprising result. The perfect passenger according to cabin crew is male; he travels alone for pleasure rather than business and he’s in his 30s. And, sorry Beckham but he’s not a celebrity, or […]
-Research suggests customers are more comfortable shopping around, and in the future they’ll be able to do it in 3D- How much research do you do before purchasing a holiday? This can be the most important step before packing your bags, booking leave from work or finding pet sitters – and according to Holiday Hypermarket, […]
With three years of extensive input from AIPC members all over the world and a new approach that enabled a comparison of both regional perspectives on key issues with those held by the global group as a whole, the AIPC Annual Member Survey has delivered a highly detailed insight into convention centre issues and prospects […]
Results from the latest IMEX America Index of Optimism suggest that North American buyers and suppliers remain firmly optimistic about future business prospects despite having to face up to continued economic challenges. Just over 312 buyers and suppliers responded to the survey which was undertaken by the IMEX Group in July. (Total respondents: 312. Buyers […]
The cost of withdrawing cash abroad, tourist trips and the cost of hotel wifi are the three biggest holiday rip-offs according to a survey of more than 600 travellers conducted by Skyscanner; Europe’s leading travel search site. Last week, international hotel group Accor announced it will make in-room internet and WiFi free of charge for […]
Following on from a successful AIBTM (www.aibtm.com), Reed Travel Exhibitions conducted an independent survey amongst over 6,000 buyers and suppliers within the IBTM Global Events Portfolio database to identify trends for the US as a destination for a trade show for the meetings and events marketplace. When asked to consider the most important criteria for […]
Discriminatory travel taxes and fees enacted on travel-related services impose an average increased cost on visitors of 57% over general sales tax, according to new research released by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Findings from the 2012 annual study of car rental, hotel and meal […]
PhoCusWright’s European Consumer Travel Report Third Edition – 69% of U.K. and French travelers with mobile phones, followed by 57% in Germany, accessed the mobile web in the past year – about a 10% increase across markets from the prior year New PhoCusWright study reveals gap between mainstream and tech-savvy European travelers Sherman, CT USA, August […]
Louis Armstrong’s “It’s a wonderful world” voted most uplifting and positive song in latest IMEX America Index of Optimism
Apple devices accounted for almost 80% of respondents favored technology platforms. When asked “which device would you most want to be stranded on a desert island with – given a good signal?” – the iPhone triumphed with 39% of respondents, whilst the iPad came a very close second for 37% of those surveyed. Although the […]
Inside the minds and carry-ons of frequent business travelers. According to new research that captured data from more than 1,000 of the nation’s most frequent business travelers, time on the road adds value to their lives beyond business and is a source of personal happiness. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by Fairfield Inn & Suites by […]
Washington, August, 2012 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2012 Lodging Survey, the most comprehensive industry-wide survey of its kind, polled more than 52,000 U.S. hotel properties regarding in-room amenities, security and technology features, food and beverage options, guest services, sustainability, property offerings, and much more. Funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF) […]
J.D. Power and Associates Reports: As Guests Return to Hotels, Rates Increase and Industry Fundamentals Improve, Hoteliers Are Falling Further Behind in Meeting Guest Expectations Drury Hotels; Omni Hotels & Resorts; Holiday Inn; Homewood Suites; Hilton Garden Inn and SpringHill Suites (in a tie); Jameson Inn; And The Ritz-Carlton Each Rank Highest in Guest Satisfaction […]