The industry is beginning to show signs of a recovery, with modest increases in revenue and forecasts of growing demand this year.
After a bumper 2009 for the British tourist industry, more and more people look set to stay at home for their holidays in 2010. This trend, which has been dubbed ‘Staycationing’ is on the rise according to family holidays specialist Haven.
5% Globally; 10.5% in Asia/Pacific and 1.2% in North America
AirPlus International, a global provider of corporate travel payment solutions, releases February’s The Wire…from AirPlus entitled: Beyond Airport Security. More than 70% believe that the global implementation of body scan technology will not hurt travel to the US and most agree that further concentration and collaboration internationally on the topic of traveler safety is necessary.
Latest Passenger Forecasts – Fourth Quarter 2008
City breaks are the preferred destination for Australian domestic travelers in 2010, with Sydney and Melbourne topping the list, while the tropical attractions of Bali and Phuket are the leading international drawcards for Australian visitors.
BlueKai reports that the volume of online flight search actions increased by 45% from December 2009 to January 2010, with activity for domestic destinations up 44% and international destinations up 48%.
Most Popular Destinations for Private Jet Charters Were Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Aspen, Colorado
Tampa Ranks Number One as Other Popular Florida Destinations Stabilize
HotelsCombined.com Reports Top Ten International and Domestic Cities for US Travelers