U.S. airlines carried an estimated 78.1 million system-wide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in October 2019, seasonally-adjusted, reaching a new seasonally-adjusted all-time high, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) first estimate, up 0.9% from the September second estimate.
In September 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 84.1%, up from both the 77.6% on-time rate in August 2019 and from 81.9% in September 2018.
Were getting closer to the holiday season, and as were restructuring and mapping out our social media strategies for 2020, its crucial for hotels and resorts of all shapes and sizes to consider all the new changes happening on social media.
STR and Tourism Economics forecast full-year 2019 U.S. RevPAR growth of 0.8% and full-year-2020 RevPAR growth of 0.5%.
Europe reported 205,383 hotel rooms in construction in October, a 44.3% year-over-year increase.
In October, the Asia/Pacific region reported 2,039 hotel projects with a total of 450,231 rooms in construction.
The number of U.S. hotel rooms in construction rose 5.5% year over year in October to 205,299.
U.S. hotel occupancy was mostly flat (+0.1% to 69%) during the week of 3-9 November, while ADR rose 1.9% to $132.66 and RevPAR increased 1.9% to $91.53.
Canadian hotel occupancy decreased 1.7% to 64.7% during the week of 3-9 November. ADR rose just 0.6% to 150.54 Canadian dollars ($113.51) and RevPAR fell 1.1% to CA$97.37 ($73.42).
Theres a popular saying that reads, 'Identity influences behavior.' This proves to be an especially important understanding of hospitality. As industry leaders work to identify (and cater to) the entirety of the guest journey, from pre-stay to post-stay, we are constantly faced with the question like: What do guests want most, and why? What is their motivation for traveling? What makes an exceptional trip?