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Hotel Benchmark Reveals Bangkok as Best Value Major City

| October 24, 2013
Hotel Benchmark Reveals Bangkok as Best Value Major City

24th October 2013 JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler best known for its extensive range of hotels online and inbound travel services,

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Hoteliers concerned about the long-term impact of discounting on brand

| October 23, 2013

81% of hoteliers discount more than five years ago

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Highest ever tourist spend one year on from the Olympics

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

- Overseas visitor spending up by 23% compared to July 2012

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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

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Germans are travelling more often

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Germans are as keen on travel as ever – almost 50 per cent plan a second trip besides their main annual holiday – according to the latest ADAC Reisemonitor survey Italy and Austria have become increasingly popular for extra breaks

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Is 52C Where You Want To Be? Aisle or Window? British Airways Unveils Latest Trends

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Is 52C Where You Want To Be? Aisle or Window? British Airways Unveils Latest Trends

New research from British Airways has uncovered some distinct patterns when it comes to where people prefer to sit on a plane.

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United States Small Business Friendliness

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released the results from the second annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Survey.

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GBTA Forecasts a Return To Double Digit Growth for Brazil’s Business Travel Spend In 2013

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
GBTA Forecasts a Return To Double Digit Growth for Brazil’s Business Travel Spend In 2013

Brazil Currently Ranks 8th in the Business Travel Global Index

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Time is money – HRG survey reveals journey time more valuable to business travellers than cost

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Time is money – HRG survey reveals journey time more valuable to business travellers than cost

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.  

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U.S. Total Online Travel Spending Up 9 Percent to $103 Billion in 2012, Led by Air Travel

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Southwest, Expedia and Marriott Led Respective Travel Sub-Categories in 2012 Web Page Views

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Hertz study finds the average Brit will travel 887 miles to be with their loved one on February 14th

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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New ETC-UNWTO Study “Understanding Chinese Outbound Tourism – What the Chinese Blogosphere is saying about Europe”

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

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. 

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World sees a more welcoming Britain

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
World sees a more welcoming Britain

- 63% of respondents now want to visit, with 75% looking to go beyond London -

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London Hotel Forecast 2013

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
London Hotel Forecast 2013

Leading global city has seen recent record breaking performances and unlikely to be held back for long by softer trading in 2013.

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PwC – European cities’ hotel forecast 2013

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
PwC – European cities’ hotel forecast 2013

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

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U.S. Travelers Share Trip Experiences in Real Time

| January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

From slideshows and postcards to online travel reviews and social networking posts, travelers have always found a way to share their travel experiences. But U.S. travelers are increasingly using social networks to post about their trips as they travel, according to a new PhoCusWright report.

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Orbitz 2012 year in review lists most-booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and most popular vacation activities

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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,

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BRIC tourists shop 30% more than other markets in average…

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
BRIC tourists shop 30% more than other markets in average…

BRIC tourists shop 30% more than other markets in average…

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EU Hotel Prices at their cheapest in 2012

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
EU Hotel Prices at their cheapest in 2012

This month sees hotel prices decrease to their cheapest throughout 2012, based on the 50 most popular European cities on trivago. An overnight stay in December will now cost an average of £84. Hotel prices were at their highest in May,

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The Secret Pilot: 21 air travel truths revealed

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Secret Pilot: 21 air travel truths revealed

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? [...]

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Single male 30-something? You’re the perfect passenger!

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Single male 30-something? You’re the perfect passenger!

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 [...]

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How Many Times Do You Go Back Before You Buy? Holiday Hypermarket Investigates

| October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

-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, [...]

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AIPC Global Survey: Progress in the Face of Adversity

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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IMEX America Optimism Index shows 76% see the glass as “half full”

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
IMEX America Optimism Index shows 76% see the glass as “half full”

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 [...]

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Cash withdrawals, tours and WiFi are biggest holiday rip offs, reveals Skyscanner

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Cash withdrawals, tours and WiFi are biggest holiday rip offs, reveals Skyscanner

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 [...]

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Independent Survey Confirms Chicago as Favoured Location for US Meetings & Events Trade Show

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Independent Survey Confirms Chicago as Favoured Location for US Meetings & Events Trade Show

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 [...]

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Travel Taxes in the U.S.: The Best and Worst Cities to Visit

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Travel Taxes in the U.S.: The Best and Worst Cities to Visit

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 [...]

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Mainstream Mobile Users Can Be Such a Drag

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mainstream Mobile Users Can Be Such a Drag

 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 [...]

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Louis Armstrong’s “It’s a wonderful world” voted most uplifting and positive song in latest IMEX America Index of Optimism

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
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 [...]

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Research Reveals Business Travel Leads To Happiness And Personal Growth

| August 21, 2012
Research Reveals Business Travel Leads To Happiness And Personal Growth

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 [...]

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Key Trends in Amenities, Facilities, Programs: AH&LA Survey Identifies

| August 20, 2012

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) [...]

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2012 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study

| August 1, 2012
2012 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study

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 [...]

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Air Travel Remains Real World Wide Web as Facebook Won’t Replace Face to Face

| July 6, 2012
Air Travel Remains Real World Wide Web as Facebook Won’t Replace Face to Face

TOULOUSE, France, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Survey highlights opportunities to improve passenger experience On the eve of the Farnborough International Airshow, Airbus reveals the latest findings in a two-year global consultation with more than 1.75 million people which spells out what passengers want from flying in the future: more sustainable; less stressful; and more of it, [...]

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First US Specific IBTM Research Presented at AIBTM 2012

| June 27, 2012
First US Specific IBTM Research Presented at AIBTM 2012

 VOLUME OF EVENTS WILL GROW BUDGETS WILL DO MORE WITH LESS             CENTRAL, SOUTH AMERICA, EUROPE ARE FAVOURITE DESTINATIONS The IBTM global meetings industry research presented its first report on the Americas at AIBTM last week with the highlights concluding that whilst the majority of US business tends to stay in the US, albeit widespread [...]

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Brand new Meetings Industry Survey reveals close to one million foreign delegates visit Denmark

| May 17, 2012
Brand new Meetings Industry Survey reveals close to one million foreign delegates visit Denmark

To co-inside with VisitDenmark’s brand new branding platform “Come and join us!” it appears that close to 1 million foreign delegates have already chosen to do so, with more expected to follow… A new in depth analysis highlights “The Economic Contribution of Meeting Activity in Denmark” and now it’s official; 928,000 commercial[1] foreign delegates visited Denmark [...]

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Almost 40% of travellers forge relationships on flights

| May 4, 2012
Almost 40% of travellers forge relationships on flights

A new survey of international travellers by Skyscanner has found that 39% of travellers have developed friendships with someone they met on a flight, with 6% even admitting to a romantic liaison with a new acquaintance on-board. The poll of over 700 flyers found while the majority of these connections were short lived, 5% spent time on [...]

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Hotel Room Rates in Ukraine Soar up to 1335% for Euro 2012, Survey Uncovers

| April 12, 2012

A trip to the Ukraine to support their team at Euro 2012 is going to hit Englanders’ wallets hard. And it’s not tickets to the games, which are still reasonably priced, that will be their financial undoing. Rather, it’s the cost of a hotel room, which has risen substantially in anticipation of the June competition [...]

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French Still Rulers of Rudeness but China Placed Fifth in Skyscanner Poll

| April 5, 2012

SINGAPORE, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – A poll conducted by international travel search site Skyscanner reveals the French have taken the title as the rudest nation in the world. Taking 19% of the vote, the French have been known by many of their European neighbours for their abrupt and curt nature, especially when dealing with [...]

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VOK DAMS.Consulting publishes “User generated Incentive” study

| March 21, 2012

Customization is the No.1 success factor for incentive programmes – this is the most important key finding of the current trend study of VOK DAMS.Consulting, the consulting agency of the event specialists of VOK DAMS. A total of 142 marketing managers from 58 companies were interviewed for the study. The study supports the point that [...]

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Travelodge Research Shows Over a Third of British Adults Still Sleep With a Teddy Bear

| February 16, 2012
Travelodge Research Shows Over a Third of British Adults Still Sleep With a Teddy Bear

Its not just kids who need a bed time cuddle from their favourite teddy to send them to the land of nod. Over a third of British adults also rely on a bear hug, to send them to slumber; new research has revealed. The survey conducted with 6,000 Britons by Travelodge revealed 35% of adults [...]

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