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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WTTC: Travel & Tourism could grow to $8.6 trillion in 2022

Major new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the global Travel & Tourism sector’s contribution to the global economy could reach $8.6 trillion this year, just 6.4% behind pre-pandemic levels. In 2019, before the pandemic stopped travel in its tracks, the Travel & Tourism sector generated nearly $9.2 trillion to […]

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EHL: Ten trends that are set to shape the hospitality industry in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted and changed the hospitality industry forever. Today, the world’s best hospitality management university EHL Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne announces their forecast for the up-and-coming trends expected to shape hospitality in 2022. As the global industry adapts to COVID-19 protocols, two EHL professors, Dr. Weisskopf and Dr. Masset, have investigated what […]

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ForwardKeys reveals the top travel trends of 2021

A new report from ForwardKeys, which has the freshest and most comprehensive air ticketing data available, reveals the top travel trends of 2021, which, unsurprisingly, are all driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. They are: US Leisure travel has led the recovery The paralysis of Asia Pacific continued while Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and much […]

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UNWTO: New Covid-19 surges keep travel restrictions in place

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of COVID-19 impact the restart of international tourism. The latest research shows that still 98% of all destinations have some kind of travel restrictions in place. According to the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 46 destinations (21% of all destinations worldwide) […]

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ACI Global Traveller Survey shows passengers remain positive towards air travel

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the second edition of the ASQ Global Traveller Survey which confirms that travellers remain highly positive with regards to their willingness to travel by air. The 2021 findings were launched during the second day of the ACI LAC/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition, in Cancun Mexico. […]

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GBTA: From setback to surge – Business travel expected to fully recover by 2024

Business travel recovery in 2021 proceeded at a slower, more cautionary pace than expected from a year ago. However, global business travel spending is expected to surge in 2022 with full recovery expected in 2024–ending the year on pace with the 2019 pre-pandemic spend of $1.4 trillion, and a year sooner than previously forecast. This […]

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