ForwardKeys: Record breaking summer for flights to Greece and Turkey

Air travel to the southeast corner of Europe substantially exceeded pre-pandemic (2019) levels in the peak summer months of July and August. The report has come from ForwardKeys, which has the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of air ticketing available. The two largest destinations, Turkey and Greece, both exceeded pre-pandemic levels of international visitor arrivals […]

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WTTC: 130,000 vacancies in Travel & Tourism threaten UK economic recovery

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) warns the Travel & Tourism sector’s recovery is at serious risk as nearly 130,000 jobs go unfilled across the UK. According to the global tourism body, the UK is expected to see a shortfall of 128,000 jobs, with one in 14 job openings expected to remain vacant. Restaurants […]

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GlobalData: European tourism company filings indicate ESG is the most pressing industry issue

GlobalData’s Company Filing Analytics reveals that environment, social and governance (ESG), COVID-19 and geopolitics are the top three themes mentioned by European tourism companies so far in 2022, respectively, indicating that these are the most pressing issues that the continent’s tourism industry faces. As shown by the leading data and analytics company, ESG is the […]

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The most popular city breaks around the world

Summer’s finally here, and as we all start thinking about those well-earned holidays, travellers from all over the world are looking for inspiration both close to home and further afield. While some may favour a beach holiday or a mountain retreat, the city break remains a firm favourite of many- who doesn’t love experiencing new […]

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412,000 Travel & Tourism jobs across the U.S. will remain unfilled unless urgent action is taken

A new analysis by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism business sector, estimates 412,000 Travel & Tourism jobs in the U.S. will remain unfilled this year, putting in serious jeopardy the recovery of the sector. According to WTTC’s data, one in 18 jobs remained vacant during the […]

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Mabrian: Best value for money European tourist destinations

Zagreb (Croatia) and Ljubljana (Slovenia) lead the ranking of cities with a higher degree of visitor satisfaction. The large European capitals drop positions due to their high hotel prices and due to a low value placed by visitors on the tourist offer in the destinations. The study analyzes air connectivity, the average hotel price, and […]

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According to WTTC and ETC, 1.2 million Travel & Tourism jobs across the EU will remain unfilled unless urgent action is taken

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) warn that the Travel & Tourism sector’s recovery could be put at serious risk if almost 1.2 million jobs remain unfilled across the EU. The challenging summer labour shortfall has been revealed by WTTC in its latest analysis of the sector and […]

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ForwardKeys: Europe’s aviation chaos crushes confidence in flying | Amsterdam and London are worst affected

With multiple news reports of flight cancellations, as airports, suffering with staff shortages, struggle to cope with surging demand, ForwardKeys has taken a closer look at air traffic disruption, by analysing recent trends in intra-European flight bookings for travel in July and August and changes in seat capacity. It shows that a fall in consumer […]

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STR: Riyadh hotels reported higher occupancy in June

Riyadh’s hotel industry reported higher occupancy than the month prior, but lower room rates, according to preliminary June 2022 data from STR. According to STR data: • The occupancy rate was: 56.5% • Average daily rate (ADR): SAR580.61 • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): SAR328.17 While ADR and RevPAR fell month over month, each of […]

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