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.
The relatively ambitious travel plans seem to reflect economic optimism among American consumers.
Leisure travel is often considered a distant second to business travel, but this report confirms its economic importance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What's wrong with the young ones that makes them more likely to work and check social media on vacation than their parents’ generation?
As more airlines cut regional services or route flights through hubs, travelers' first and third most wished for items will continue to go unmet.