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The Experiential Travel Boom: The Big Summer Travel Trends for 2024 & By Ivana Johnston

May 22, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Even with the economy’s ups and downs, travelers are spending more on experiences. They’re going for bucket-list adventures that showcase their unique passions. This booming industry is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by the end of 2024! Airbnb is also […]


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U.S. Travel Agencies Air Ticket Sales Total $9.1 Billion in April 2024

May 16, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Today, Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) released data showing April air ticket sales totaled $9.1 billion for U.S. travel agencies – a 4% increase from April 2023. This marks the largest recorded total for April since ARC began reporting this data […]


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Travel and Tourism Sector Deal Activity Down by 13.5% YoY in January & April 2024, According to GlobalData

May 15, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Travel and tourism sector witnessed the announcement of 217 deals (mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture financing deals) during January-April 2024 compared to the announcement of 251 deals during the same period in previous year. This represents a […]


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Oman's Travel & Tourism Sector Set for Historic Growth, Predicts WTTC

May 10, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2024 Economic Impact Research (EIR) today unveiled a promising future for Oman’s Travel & Tourism sector. With strong government support and strategic initiatives, the sector is poised to not only recover but to […]


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Searches for Summer Trips Are Up Year&over&year for Flights and Lodging According to Expedia Summer Travel Outlook

April 17, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Spring is in the air, but the clock is ticking for travelers to lock in summer travel plans. According to the Expedia Summer Travel Outlook, released today, searches for summer trips are up year-over-year for flights and lodging,1 and the […]


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ForwardKeys is Deciphering Brazil's Mid&Year Holiday Travel Demand

April 12, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

As Brazil gears up for its mid-year holidays in July, destination managers and businesses are turning to travel intelligence to gain a competitive edge by effectively forecasting demand. With domestic travel within Brazil showing increased interest during this year’s holiday […]


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Travel & Tourism Set to Break All Records in 2024, According to WTTC

April 8, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is projecting a record-breaking year for Travel & Tourism in 2024, with the sector’s global economic contribution set to reach an all-time high of $11.1 trillion. According to the global tourism body’s 2024 […]


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ITB Berlin & Travel Market Set for Growth Again

March 5, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

In 2023, the travel market not only recovered from its slump during the crisis of the Covid pandemic, it even surpassed 2019 levels. “Now we can really say the pandemic is over“, said Charuta Fadnis, vice president of the tourism […]


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Business Travel Industry Anticipates a Strong but Challenging 2024 According to Latest GBTA Poll

January 31, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

The global business travel industry has put the pandemic behind it and is riding a wave of momentum at the start of 2024. A majority of travel buyers report increases in bookings and spending for 2023 and expect this year-over-year […]


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New Report by Travelodge Unveils 2024 UK Travel Trends

January 31, 2024

Via: Hotel News Resource

Today Travelodge, the UK’s first budget hotel brand, has released its latest Travel Report which delves into the upcoming holiday travel trends for 2024, as voted for by the nation. The release of Travelodge’s 2024 Travel Trend Report, which was […]


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Flight Safety Under Scrutiny

January 19, 2024

Via: Smart Meetings

Five days into the new year, Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 departing from Portland International Airport (PDX) was forced to make an emergency landing after a door plug ejected from the plane minutes after takeoff. This caused the cabin to depressurize, […]


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From Coolcationing, Gig Tripping to Home Swapping, These Are the Trends Shaping Travel in 2024

December 20, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

If 2022 was all about a return to travel, then 2023 was the year we went further than ever before. Travellers took to the skies, rails, roads and seas to tick off major bucket-list moments, with Arctic adventures, luxury yacht […]


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Global Traveller Survey Report Reveals Positive Intention to Travel Despite Impact of the Global Economy

November 21, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

ACI World today at Airports Innovate releases the newest edition of the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Global Traveller Survey report revealing positive intention to travel despite impact of the global economy. For the fourth year, ACI World’s Airport Service Quality’s […]


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Celebrate World Tourism Day

September 27, 2023

Via: Smart Meetings

World Tourism Day takes place each year on September 27. It was established by the United Nations in 1980 to commemorate the same day in 1970 when the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) Statues were adopted. The annual day […]


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Travel & Tourism to Witness Major Resurgence Due to Chinese Travellers

September 25, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), today shed light on the substantial resurgence of China’s Travel & Tourism sector. According to WTTC’s latest Economic Impact Research, China’s Travel & Tourism sector is predicted to contribute $1.48TN to the national […]


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Travel and Tourism Industry Deal Activity Decline by 35.7% YoY in January-July 2023

August 21, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

Amidst a backdrop of challenging market conditions, various industries have grappled with subdued deal activity during January-July 2023. The travel and tourism industry is no different and saw deal activity decline by a massive year-on-year (YoY) 35.7%, reveals GlobalData. An […]


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Wellness Travel: How to Tap Into This Colossal Market – By Alyssa Fate

August 2, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

According to a Market Analysis Report by Grand View Research, the global wellness tourism market size was estimated at $814.6 billion USD in 2022 and is expected to reach $923.6 billion USD in 2023. (Some other agencies estimate this value […]


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Be Aware: Tips for Women Business Travelers On the Road

July 14, 2023

Via: Smart Meetings

Laura S. is a travel planner who often finds herself in unfamiliar cities in the US and abroad on hotel site inspections and destination FAMs. “I always ask for a room between floors 3 and 7—not ground floor and not […]


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Five on Friday: June 30th, 2023

June 30, 2023

Via: Hospitality Design

Guests are invited to stay in Barbie’s Ken-ified DreamHouse, the LGBTQ+ community marches in New York City’s Pride Parade in defiance of political attacks, and The New Yorker makes the case against travel. All this and more in this week’s […]


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U.S. Travel’s IPW in San Antonio Sets Stage for Future Inbound Travel Growth

June 15, 2023

Via: Hotel News Resource

Nearly 5,000 attendees from more than 60 countries gathered in San Antonio, Texas, May 20 – 24 for the 54th annual IPW – the travel industry’s premier international marketplace and the largest generator of inbound travel to the United States. […]