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U.S.-International Air Passenger Traffic A Record 220.8 Million In 2016

February 20, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

International air traffic to/from the U.S.(1) totaled 220.8 million passengers in 2016, a six percent increase over 2015. … Continue Reading

Most Travelled Musicians Ranking

February 18, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Package holiday specialists TravelBird have released the Most Travelled Musicians Ranking, presenting a comprehensive insight into the travel miles of the world’s most admired artists. … Continue Reading

Caravanning and Camping Outperforms Other Accommodation Types

February 14, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Australian tourism is a behemoth of an industry, recording $116.7 billion in visitor spend for the year 2015-16, and the caravanning and camping sector – the little Aussie battler if you will – is holding its own, and more.  … Continue Reading

Mastercard survey on Consumer Purchasing Priorities: Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

The latest Mastercard survey on Consumer Purchasing Priorities revealed that two-thirds (65%) of Hong Kong consumers plan to go out for a meal to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, while a quarter (28%) prefer to spend it with a loved one at home. The survey also explored the spending priorities of consumers in the region on this celebrated occasion. … Continue Reading

Australians fear robots will replace more of their jobs

February 14, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

Up to 3.8 million (16 per cent) of Australians believe their current role will be made redundant by a robot in the next five years, Airtasker’s latest Future of Work study can reveal. … Continue Reading

Which capital city has the most holiday appeal for Aussies?

February 14, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

In 2006, just over 13.2 million Australians aged 14+ reported that they’d like to spend a holiday within Australia in the next two years. … Continue Reading

Havana Makes Top Valentine’s Day Destination List For First Time Since The Easing Of Travel Restrictions To Cuba

February 14, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

A review of Americans’ Valentine’s Day travel plans by customers of leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance found that Havana, Cuba has made the list of the top 10 international destinations for the first time since American travel restrictions to the Caribbean country were eased. … Continue Reading

Travel to the USA suffers 6.5% Trump slump

February 9, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals from seven mainly Muslim countries entering the USA appears to be deterring travellers from other countries around the world too, according to data from ForwardKeys, the travel intelligence analyst, which monitors travel patterns by analysing 16 million flight reservation transactions a day. … Continue Reading

Nearly One-Half of European Travel Professionals Expect Trump Travel Ban to Create Immediate Travel Disruption

February 7, 2017 Statistics & Trends No Comments

In a follow-up to a poll of U.S. members earlier this week, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the business travel industry, polled its European members on President Trump’s executive order banning travel to the United States of citizens from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. … Continue Reading

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