Articles tagged “ntto”

Record 93 Million U.S. Citizens Traveled Outside the Country in 2018

Record 93 Million U.S. Citizens Traveled Outside the Country in 2018

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Americans are increasingly eager to explore the world — and able to afford the journey — which is good news for the global travel industry.

3 months ago

International Visitors to U.S. This Year Expected to Break Record After Data Glitch Fix

International Visitors to U.S. This Year Expected to Break Record After Data Glitch Fix

Dan Peltier, Skift

After some confusion on visitor counts over a data glitch at airport kiosks across the country, international arrivals in the United States are on track to break a record in 2018. We’ll see if long-term growth ends up being as robust as the federal government is touting.

8 months ago

U.S. Had Record Number of International Visitors in 2017 as Kiosk Data Glitch Is Fixed

U.S. Had Record Number of International Visitors in 2017 as Kiosk Data Glitch Is Fixed

Dan Peltier, Skift

It appears that the gloomy picture that U.S. tourism officials had painted of international arrivals in recent years wasn't actually as bleak as they thought. But a computer error isn't the only thing to blame for slower growth.

10 months ago

Homeland Security Facial Passenger Scans For U.S. Airports May Go Nationwide

Homeland Security Facial Passenger Scans For U.S. Airports May Go Nationwide

Dan Peltier, Skift

With the ongoing backlash against companies improperly sharing and using data in recent months, facial scans will be a tough sell to many travelers especially if they're implemented by the government.

1 year ago

U.S. Tourism Office Blocks Release of International Visitor Data

U.S. Tourism Office Blocks Release of International Visitor Data

Dan Peltier, Skift

We never like to see public records withheld, even if they might show faulty data. To see the travel industry praise such a move is disappointing as it will only cause more headaches for the foreseeable future.

1 year ago

International Tourism to the United States Dropped in 2016

International Tourism to the United States Dropped in 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many travel brands had said last year was tough as full-year international visits to the U.S. decreased in 2016 for the first time since 2009. We’ll need to wait until this time next year to see if this is a hiccup or a new trend.

2 years ago

Tourists to the U.S. Set a New Spending Record Last Year

Tourists to the U.S. Set a New Spending Record Last Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

The increased spending in areas outside of retail and other traditional expenses is a good indicator of how international travelers in the U.S. are prioritizing their spending as we get deeper into 2017.

2 years ago

Foreign Airlines Gain Share in Flying U.S. Travelers on Trips Abroad

Foreign Airlines Gain Share in Flying U.S. Travelers on Trips Abroad

Dan Peltier, Skift

U.S. airlines made executive changes and product upgrades last year to improve performance. But this data will only encourage the Big Three legacy carriers to redouble efforts with the Trump administration to curb foreign airline expansion and reopen Open Skies agreements.

2 years ago

International Traveler Spending in U.S. Snapshot for November 2016

International Traveler Spending in U.S. Snapshot for November 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

While fewer international travelers visited the U.S. last year based on available data, the travelers who did visit made trips in spite of a stronger dollar and likely had higher spending power or more disposable income to flirt with for international travel.

2 years ago

Big Shift Coming: International Visitor Spending Rises But So Does U.S. Domestic Travel Dependence

Big Shift Coming: International Visitor Spending Rises But So Does U.S. Domestic Travel Dependence

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many foreign currencies may not be as strong against the U.S. dollar as in years' past but the exchange rate is still favorable for many of the international travelers visiting the U.S. The overall increase in international visitor spending certainly helps but researchers feel domestic U.S. traveler spending will become even more essential for the rest of the year.

3 years ago

International Business Travel to the U.S. Grew Faster Than Leisure Travel in 2015

International Business Travel to the U.S. Grew Faster Than Leisure Travel in 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

Global business travel had a great year in 2015, thanks to overall economic growth, but 2016 could be a different story as there's considerably more uncertainty in global markets this year.

3 years ago

International Visitor Spending in the U.S. Took a $4 Billion Tumble in 2015

International Visitor Spending in the U.S. Took a $4 Billion Tumble in 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

International travelers have fewer incentives to spend their hearts out on vacations to the U.S. because of the stronger U.S. dollar. We'll see if fewer of them actually visited in 2015 later this year when visitor totals are released.

3 years ago