The substitution effect is real, and car rental companies for the first time are beginning to look like transitory businesses.
This 137-page Skift deck curates data from every sector of travel and provides a wide sweeping overview of the state of the world’s largest sector and the forces driving it today. This is the State of Travel in 2016.
European travel season isn't looking great this year, with recent terrorist attacks and fears of more coming. Travel brands are bracing for the downturn.
75 million Americans ready to be marketed to? Travel brands, the time to start spending money on marketing is...now!
Even as there is more awareness about benefits of time off, the overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality and the travel industry hasn't done much to band together and attempt to change it, despite some efforts by the U.S. Travel Association and brands like MasterCard and Expedia.
Despite the headlines and the campaign rhetoric, an overwhelming majority of Americans don't want Muslim tourists banned from visiting the United States.
After win after win after win, Hawaiian Air had to fall one day. Spirit may well be the lifetime winner of poor performance, though.
A lot has to change before Americans start vacationing as much they did pre-2000, including a shift in corporate culture that encourages and supports employees taking better care of themselves and their loved ones.
Following the state of the U.S. hotel industry is a lot like riding a roller coaster. Visualizing the constant changes through straightforward charts like these is one way to stay on top of things.
The global tourism map has been redrawn and we're already seeing travel brands feverishly try to break into developing markets at a heightened pace. The question is whether those markets' own hotel and airline competitors will have the gumption to take on that foreign entrenchment.