Articles tagged “ntto”

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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 years ago

Medical Tourism a Bright Spot as International Visitor Spending in U.S. Was Up Slightly in First Half of 2015

Medical Tourism a Bright Spot as International Visitor Spending in U.S. Was Up Slightly in First Half of 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

Typically it's places like Thailand that generate the most buzz for wellness tourism. So it's interesting to see the U.S. gaining such traction in this area.

3 years ago

International Air Traffic Snapshot for January 2015

International Air Traffic Snapshot for January 2015

Samantha Shankman, Skift

International air traffic broke every record in 2014 and macro-trends suggest that it can be done again in 2015. January statistics highlight the possibility.

3 years ago

International Air Traffic Snapshot for November 2014

International Air Traffic Snapshot for November 2014

Samantha Shankman, Skift

International air traffic remains relatively similar when compared month-to-month; however, slight increases lead to year-end records that spur tourism development.

4 years ago