Think about the amazing people with excellent ideas and powerful intellect spending hundreds and hundreds of man hours carefully analysing and studying the world of tourism and travel. What is it worth to the industry? What would the annual figure be in millions of pounds?
Gatekeepers, ‘mega meta online travel agencies’, and artificial intelligence may fundamentally disrupt the future of travel distribution, says a new independent study by the London School of Economics.
Although the weather may have little effect on what tourists choose to do, it does seem to affect how satisfied they are with the destination, according to a PolyU study in Hong Kong.
Three out of four US business travelers (76%) said they’d prolong a work-related trip for leisure if a hotel offered a discount or additional nights.
China’s young luxury travelers go abroad every 3-4 months, mainly for leisure, spending RMB 420,000 (US$65,000) on tourism per year and RMB 220,000 (US$34,000) on travel shopping.
Inaugural Luxury Insights Report from Fairmont reveals global trend in travellers seeking emotional connection to historic and iconic hotel destinations.
Responsible professionals in the sector need to take action to combat trafficking to protect their business and reputation, that of the industry and all relevant stakeholders.
Those who take regular short-breaks and choose experiences over material wealth hold the key to happy holidaying according to health experts.
A federal program that encourages foreign residents to invest in U.S. projects can create distortions in the hotel development cycle, according to a study published by the Center for Hospitality Research.