Sabre Corporation’s 2024 Global Travel Study Unveils Surprising Trends

Sabre Corporation’s latest global travel study uncovers a significant shift in travel behaviors and preferences for 2024. The data-driven narrative unfolds, showcasing how travelers are navigating the ever-evolving landscape of global travel. The study indicates a newfound confidence among travelers, with leisure travelers planning their trips much earlier than in previous years. Now, they are […]

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ForwardKeys: Autumn UK Half-Term travel gains momentum, 37% ahead of last year

The latest air ticketing data from ForwardKeys paints an optimistic picture for the UK outbound travel market this Autumn Half-Term holiday period. Year-to-date tickets issued for international Half-Term travel from the UK are currently just 6% behind the comparative period in 2019 and 37% ahead of last year. Intra-regional travel is +30% ahead of last […]

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FTI expects highly successful winter 2023/24

Intense travel experiences, new destinations and a greater variety of offers: this is what awaits FTI holidaymakers in winter 2023/24. An expanded portfolio of accommodation, optimal flight connections and newly designed round trips around the globe characterise the repertoire. There is already a particular demand for faraway breaks, especially in Thailand, but also in the […]

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ETC: Europeans adjust travel plans due to cost worries

The number of Europeans planning to take trips from June to November 2023 decreased by 4% compared to last year but still remains high at 69%. Austrians, Swiss, and Germans stand out as the most hesitant holidaymakers, with 45%, 56%, and 62% of respondents respectively having travel plans in the next months. In contrast, the […]

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easyJet 2070: The Future Travel Report

Experts predict 3D printed breakfast buffets, time travelling holiday experiences & heartbeat passports for travellers in 50 years time. From the airport to the beach -easyJet’s The Future Travel Repor’ predicts changes to how we will travel in 50 years’ time: Europe’s leading futurists and experts from the worlds of aerospace, innovation and engineering have […]

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UNWTO: Tourism recovery accelerates to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels

International tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic. An estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number recorded for the same period in 2021. This equates to 63% of […]

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IATA: Convenience is top priority for passengers post pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), showing that travelers top concerns for travel in the post-COVID crisis period are focused on simplification and convenience. “Travel during COVID-19 was complex, cumbersome and time consuming due to government-imposed travel requirements. Post-pandemic, passengers want improved convenience throughout their […]

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TUI UK drives forward expansion to its city break collection

TUI has significantly increased its city break portfolio from 121 hotels in five cities to 3,400 hotels in 48 cities over the past 18 months, with the ambition to offer 4000+ hotels across 60 cities, by the end of 2022. With ABTA’s recent holiday habits report showing a high demand for city break holidays (32%) […]

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Flight from Russia: Mobilisation triggered 27% jump in outbound air tickets

Following Vladimir Putin’s announcement on 21st September of a partial mobilisation in Russia, the first since World War 2, bookings on Russia outbound flights soared. Tickets issued for Russian outbound travel in the 7 days after the announcement (21-27 Sept) were 27% over the level they were in previous 7 days. The share of one-way […]

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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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