Articles tagged “mmgy”

Hotels

Dominican Tourism Is Down But Not Out Following Sensational Visitor Death Headlines

What's done is done as it relates to the tourism dollars lost in the Dominican Republic this summer. The country is fighting perception at this point, but instead of blaming the media, it should look at local travel industry partners as a means to help regain consumer confidence.

Dominican Tourism Is Down But Not Out Following Sensational Visitor Death Headlines

Business Travel

Travel Advisors See U.S. Domestic Tourism Evolving Amid Inbound Woes

Domestic leisure travel among Americans appears to be getting stronger, helping to offset declining growth in international visitors to the U.S. It's also growing in new directions, with glamping and cultural tours especially popular.

Travel Advisors See U.S. Domestic Tourism Evolving Amid Inbound Woes

Tourism

Domestic Travel Became Even More Dominant for Americans Last Year

Some U.S. travelers will always want to stay close to home, regardless of the state of the world. Road trips to visit nearby friends and family continue to be the foundation of most American trips, and that will likely be the case again this year.

Domestic Travel Became Even More Dominant for Americans Last Year

Business Travel

How to Tell the Difference Between Luxury and Affluent Travelers

The quick takeaway: Not all wealthy U.S. travelers travel the same way.

How to Tell the Difference Between Luxury and Affluent Travelers

Online Travel

4 Charts That Illustrate the State of Mobile Travel App Bookings

Whoever believes that online travel agencies are down and out during this direct bookings push by hotels is sorely mistaken. Not only does this data show travelers still fully embrace booking sites, it also shows that they're increasingly using them on mobile devices -- a platform increasingly eating share from desktop.

4 Charts That Illustrate the State of Mobile Travel App Bookings

Tourism

7 Charts Showing Americans’ Travel Intentions for 2016 and Beyond

MMGY's annual study shows that Americans are resilient in the face of terrorism and other adverse factors at home and abroad and are also planning to make 2016 one of the better years for travel in recent memory.

7 Charts Showing Americans’ Travel Intentions for 2016 and Beyond

Tourism

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

It's arguably easier to travel by yourself, and plan that travel, than in the past and that goes for U.S. travelers of all ages.

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

Online Travel

Survey: U.S. Travelers Think Booking Direct With Brands Leads to Better Prices

Could this be an aftershock of the consolidation of online travel agencies during the past two years? Whatever the reason this can't be comforting for booking sites focused on growth when consumers say they're not the best deal in town.

Survey: U.S. Travelers Think Booking Direct With Brands Leads to Better Prices

Tourism

U.S. Travelers Say They’ll Spend More on Vacations This Year

Time is the biggest factor working against Americans and their vacations. They want high quality experiences for the time they actually do take, hence why they're not afraid to splurge on their leisure trips.

U.S. Travelers Say They’ll Spend More on Vacations This Year

Tourism

Current U.S. Interest in Cuba Travel Is a Trickle Rather Than a Wave

No surprises here: there's still American interest in Cuba and U.S. travelers will begin trickling into the island more than ever before, but it doesn't look like we'll see the pressure hose turned on any time soon.

Current U.S. Interest in Cuba Travel Is a Trickle Rather Than a Wave