Travel industry leaders Roger Dow, former president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, Elliott L. Ferguson, II, president and CEO of Destination DC, and Peter F. Herschend, co-founder of Herschend Enterprises, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders on Wednesday.
Haider joins U.S. Travel from Visit Orlando where she served as Director of Convention Marketing for nearly four years and successfully drove year-over-year increases in group travel.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data showing that travelers in Europe are benefiting from air fares that are undercutting inflation, as the market continues its post-COVID recovery.
The report found that economic uncertainty, inflation, and the cost of living are all having a significant impact on strategies, with more than 50% of respondents considering these to be areas that require careful planning.
Influencers become agents, business class fares unbundle, artificial intelligence matures, and musical tourism drives demand, while eVTOLs prepare for take-off
Continued rebound, sustainability, business traveller behaviour and more were on the agenda at Europes largest gathering of the global business travel industry
After a slower regional rebound over the last few years, business travel spending in Europe is expected to surpass its pre-pandemic spending level of $391.9 billion USD in 2025, when spending is forecast to reach $414.9 billion. This is later than the forecast for global business travel recovery, which is expected to reach $1.5 trillion in 2024 − and grow to nearly $1.8 trillion by 2027.
U.S. airlines carried 83.1 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in August 2023, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). When adjusted for seasonality, August enplanements are up 1.7% from July and down 4.2% from the all-time high reached in January 2020.
Fleet will grow 6.9% annually, twice the global rate, tied to low-cost carrier expansion
American Airlines has emerged as the top company with 17% share of conversations among the top 15 most mentioned global airline firms on social media platforms (both on X and Reddit) in 2023 (01 January to 31 October), reveals the Social Media Analytics Platform of GlobalData.