Articles tagged “leisure travelers”

Tourism

More U.S. Travelers Plan to Travel 4th of July Weekend With ‘Nearcations’ on Rise

Following Memorial Day Weekend, Americans are still planning to travel during the next major U.S. summer holiday, but with more careful planning and sentiment stability about rising fuel prices.

More U.S. Travelers Plan to Travel 4th of July Weekend With ‘Nearcations’ on Rise

Hotels

New Research: 5 Things Hoteliers Need to Know About OTA Travelers

New research shows that travelers that book trips via online travel agencies will play a significant role in hospitality’s recovery. Hoteliers that keep the evolving wants and needs of OTA travelers in mind will have an advantage as properties reimagine how they do business.

New Research: 5 Things Hoteliers Need to Know About OTA Travelers

Business Travel

Money to Travel, Just Not Booking Yet: Amadeus Consumer Poll

The year has been so horrible for the travel sector that it can be easy to forget about consumers' pent-up demand to explore the world. This survey is a helpful reminder.

Money to Travel, Just Not Booking Yet: Amadeus Consumer Poll

Online Travel

4 Charts That Show the Growth of Mobile Search by Leisure Travelers

As Google threatens to give online travel agencies grief with its new Instant Booking product it can smile and say that it's on the right track as mobile search engine use keeps growing with leisure travelers.

4 Charts That Show the Growth of Mobile Search by Leisure Travelers

Airlines

Americans are afraid to travel, but this year they’ll do it anyway

The relatively ambitious travel plans seem to reflect economic optimism among American consumers.

Americans are afraid to travel, but this year they’ll do it anyway

Airlines

Airline activity adds $55.2 billion to the UK economy, says travel agent report

Leisure travel is often considered a distant second to business travel, but this report confirms its economic importance.

Airline activity adds $55.2 billion to the UK economy, says travel agent report

Business Travel

Road warriors lament return of U.S. leisure travelers

Business travelers are the only ones disappointed by the oncoming economic boost; U.S. airlines, hoteliers, and restaurants have been waiting more than five years for a rebound of this level.

Business Travel

Why Canada doesn’t waste its time or money on marketing in the U.S.

Canada’s decision to pull leisure marketing from its poorest performing markets is an interesting tactic, but one that gives individual destinations an opportunity to stand out without competing against the more influential country brand.

Why Canada doesn’t waste its time or money on marketing in the U.S.

Rail

Amtrak expands vacation packages after receiving confidence boost from high ridership

Business travelers recently turned to Amtrak to avoid airport hassles on short-haul trips, but that doesn’t necessarily translate into a lucrative market for leisure travelers.

Amtrak expands vacation packages after receiving confidence boost from high ridership

Business Travel

Business travel to and from Canada grows more than leisure travel

Citizens from each of the border side travel more for vacation than business, but overnight business trips have increased more than the number of vacations in the past year.