Consumer Demand for Green Travel Continues Despite Difficult Economy
Users Spend One Million Minutes Researching Travel to the USA on DiscoverAmerica.com
Community Marketing, Inc., (CMI), the global gay and lesbian market research and communications firm founded in 1992, has announced a full-day educational and networking forum for leaders in the European tourism and hospitality industries.
Financial Worries Prompt Cutback on Travel Plans
The travel industry is beginning to feel the impact of the economic crisis, and 2009 travel forecasts predict both leisure travel and business travel will decline. The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) University will lead a four-part strategy webinar series, 'Leading Through the Economic Crisis and Preparing for Recovery,' on Tuesday, Dec. 2 and Wednesday, Dec. 3 to help professionals prepare for and combat the economic challenges being faced by the industry.
UNWTO launches its new long-term research programme UNWTO Future Vision: Tourism Towards 2030. The study will forecast international tourism growth through the year 2030 and identify key actual and future trends and their impact on tourism development.
The strengthening dollar, the credit crunch and recession woes have led to a 15% fall in UK-USA flight search traffic, reports Skyscanner, Europe's leading flight search engine.
The Travel Industry Association (TIA) heralded today's official expansion of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), which is estimated to bring approximately one million new visitors to the United States annually.
The 41 million people forecast by AAA to travel over Thanksgiving despite mounting economic concerns is due to a desire to maintain traditions, create memories and build relationships, according to a unique Harris Interactive survey recently completed for the Travel Industry Association that identifies why people travel over the holidays.
Amex Biz Travel Releases European Barometer