Security concerns in Europe seems to be the new normal, according to travel agency executives. Travelers are simply booking vacations to safer destinations instead of putting off travel altogether.
Switzerland is seeing a slight improvement in overnight hotel stays, but still has a lot to worry about: Will Asian tourists stay away over broader European security fears, and will high prices scare off other potential visitors?
It looks like flyers are getting even cheaper fares than usual on Britain's budget airline this summer. But this level of discounting isn't sustainable for Easyjet.
As the reality of a post-Brexit European Union sinks in, tourist destinations around the continent may have a better sense of whether visits from the UK will slow down. For now, there's plenty of worry to go around.
It's still very early to tell exactly how the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union will impact the overall tourism industry but when it comes to hotels, the biggest concerns relate to its impact on immigration and the migrant workers who make up a large portion of the country's hospitality workforce.
Airbnb has realized that if it's going to make serious inroads in corporate travel, it's going to have to develop better tools and capabilities to make life easier for those who book travel for others.
The latest projections reinforce what has become a regular talking point of the Global Business Travel Association: Business travel is resilient.
Marriott is already one of the biggest players in the hospitality industry and in a few months, it'll be the biggest. Whatever the company decides to do — whether that's speaking up for LGBT rights and issues or pushing more direct bookings — is having a larger impact on the industry as a whole, and we spoke with CEO Arne Sorenson for his take on those issues, and other big challenges facing hospitality.
Shifting consumer demands for new destinations and more experiential trips may have finally caused a big impact on the way tour operators sell vacations.
Travel for Europeans in Europe could become more complicated. The EU is making these changes from a place of weakness and it's unlikely that the new rules will have the intended effect.