Just 28% planning annual summer vacation, 72% worry about high gasoline prices
Crete, Sydney and Jo-burg up, Malta, Madrid and Venice down
Skyscanners Flight Trends for May 2010
International tourist arrivals increased by 7% in the first four months of 2010. The 3% increase registered in April marks the seventh month of growth in international tourist arrivals after 14 consecutive months of negative results.
After two years of decreases, July Fourth travel among Southern Californians is expected to partially recover this year, with 2.57 million local residents planning to take trips this holiday, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. That’s a 19 percent increase from the number who traveled last year.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for May which showed an 11.7% increase in passenger traffic and a 34.3% jump in freight demand compared to May 2009.
Signs from across the business travel industry are showing consistent improvement with demand, giving some pricing power back to suppliers, particularly airlines.
Omni Hotels & Resorts Find Mobile and Social Applications Help Road Warriors ‘Get it Done’ and ‘Have a Little Fun’
‘Access America Vacation Confidence Index’ reveals opportunity for the travel industry
After polling its vast airfare inventory, Cheapflights.com, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, has determined the most and least affordable departure airports in the U.S. with its list of 101 airports ranked on affordability.