Asia set to dominate travel spend by 2020
(Travel Daily News)
A major new industry report, The Travel Gold Rush 2020, outlines how the travel sector can better ride the global economic rollercoaster and secure future growth and profitability. Pointing to the death of traditional airline cabin classes; the rise of face-to-face agents; the dominance of Asia; the decline of business class and the importance of delivering a total travel experience, the study provides new thinking and innovative scenarios to support the future of travel.
Airlines Role in War on Sex Trafficking Grows
Airline passenger Deborah Sigmund noticed something strange about the man and boy who ran up late to catch a US Airways flight last December from Washington to Palm Beach, Florida.
Tour company partners with Ken Burns on park trips
Filmmaker Ken Burns is partnering with the Tauck tour company to offer trips to national parks, Civil War sites and other destinations related to Burns' documentaries.
Go ahead - let the bedbugs bite
Unless you've been hiding under a (presumably un-infested) mattress, you already know that rampaging bedbugs
are in danger of eclipsing al-Qaeda as Americans' biggest terror threat.
Goal set for capping emissions from international aviation
The International Civil Aviation Organization has set a goal of capping emissions from international aviation beginning in 2020 while gradually improving fuel efficiency.
International visitation up 11 percent for first six months of 2010 in the US
(Travel Daily News)
Τhe U.S. Department of Commerce announced that for the first six months of 2010, 27.5 million international visitors traveled to the United States, an 11 percent increase over the same period in 2009. In June 2010, 4.7 million international visitors traveled to the United States, an increase of 16 percent over June 2009. June 2010 registered the ninth straight month of increases in U.S. arrivals.