Articles tagged “transportation”

Tourism

Macau Visitor Numbers Set High Since the Onset of the Pandemic

The travel industry's attention will be focused on the strength or weakness of tourism numbers for China's lunar new year holiday in a week. Macau visitations could be an early indicator.

Macau Visitor Numbers Set High Since the Onset of the Pandemic

Airlines

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Answers From FAA After Massive Flight Disruption

By not providing clarity about the cause of the massive flight disruption, the Federal Aviation Administration just opened itself up to potential Congressional micromanaging.

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Answers From FAA After Massive Flight Disruption

Airlines

United Airlines, Alcohol Wipes and Finding New Customer Touch Points

Some passengers want to talk to people. Some do not. United Airlines wants make sure they all have a choice.

United Airlines, Alcohol Wipes and Finding New Customer Touch Points

Airlines

Airline Startups Connect and Breeze Share Early Survival Strategies

Top executives at Connect Airlines and Breeze Airways both alluded to the high-risk nature of the aviation business, but they also said that it's a good time to start up a carrier. It seems both companies are doing the early heavy lifting they will need to be successful.

Airline Startups Connect and Breeze Share Early Survival Strategies

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences

Airbnb's Brian Chesky may be over-estimating how many people will work from home in the future "glued" to their laptop screens. But the world has changed — for sure — and travel patterns have been altered as well, with new demand for experiences.

Airbnb CEO Vows to Bring New Focus to Experiences

News Blog

U.S. Travel Industry Calls for Clean Energy Tax Incentives

More than 100 travel industry stakeholders on Tuesday signed a letter to Congress urging them to prioritize passing clean energy tax credits and deductions. The letter was spearheaded by the U.S. Travel Association. The letter urged the passage of tax incentives to expand sustainable aviation fuel production, electric vehicle charging station installations, clean energy technologies…

Tourism

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Americans are now saying that financial factors trump health and safety worries when it comes to travel decision-making. While some are staying home because they can't afford it, those determined to travel are finding ways to work around higher prices.

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Tourism

Tourists Ditch Shopping Sprees for Big Nights Out Since Pandemic

Bars, nightclubs, theme parks and museums will be the winners this summer. The "experience economy" is back.

Tourists Ditch Shopping Sprees for Big Nights Out Since Pandemic

Airlines

Renewed Family Travel Tests Flexibility of Travel Businesses

With several weeks of summer still left, having a family vacation is still a possibility. But parents traveling with kids are getting smarter about how they're spending their money. If the industry wants to attract this billion dollar sector, appealing to their kids is the smart way to go.

Renewed Family Travel Tests Flexibility of Travel Businesses

Rail

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders

This summer travel season could be enormously successful for railway companies if schemes they've created for the post-pandemic-era can capture travelers' interest. A big "if."

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders