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Tuesday 5, June 2012

Tourism in the UK contributes more to GDP than automotive manufacturing
The travel and tourism industry in the UK is nearly 5 times the size of automotive manufacturing and supports almost as many jobs as the financial sector. This is according to new research from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) sponsored by American Express.

Tuesday 5, June 2012

One third of Brits never leave the resort on holiday
One in three holidaymakers rarely venture outside their hotel complex on holiday, according to new research from leading holiday provider Eurocamp.

Tuesday 5, June 2012

The travel industry’s long-term prospects are good, WTM Vision Conference-Florence delegates told
The travel and tourism industry’s longer-term prospects are good, delegates were told last week at the World Travel Market (WTM )Vision Conference-Florence.

Tuesday 5, June 2012

78 percent no travel insurance despite Jubilee, Olympics and record temps significantly increasing UK travel
Jubilee and Olympics significantly increase UK travel this year but a shocking 78 percent won’t invest in travel insurance reports

Monday 21, May 2012

Impact of the Greece Crisis on travel from Directline Holidays
Greece second most popular holiday destination for travel expert Directline Holidays.

Monday 21, May 2012

Silicon Valley causes business travel boom, HPI
Explosive growth of US tech companies causes hotel prices to rocket

Monday 21, May 2012

Travel and tourism in the Americas contributes more to GDP than automotive manufacturing
The travel and tourism industry in the Americas region is three times the size of automotive manufacturing and roughly one-third larger than chemicals manufacturing and mining.

Saturday 19, May 2012

International tourism off to a strong start in 2012
The first results of 2012 indicate that international tourism continued to show sustained growth in spite of challenging economic conditions.

Thursday 10, May 2012

Hungary is Currency Destination of the year
The pound is at one of its strongest points for two years, allowing UK holidaymakers to gain up to 18 per cent more for their money in holiday destinations around the world.

Thursday 10, May 2012

London 2012 to boost UK foreign guests by 330,000
The UK will only welcome an additional 330,000 international visitors as a direct result of hosting the London 2012 Olympics, reveals research at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference London.

Thursday 10, May 2012

Prepare for an American invasion during the Olympics says
Leading European holiday rental website says Brits and French are late deal lovers as Yanks and Germans prepare to move in to London flats and homes.

Monday 23, April 2012

Travel and tourism larger industry than automotive manufacturing
The global travel and tourism industry is double the size of automotive manufacturing and roughly one-third larger than chemicals manufacturing.

Monday 23, April 2012

Recession avoided in 2012 but economy still casts shadow over prospects for UK travel sector
The UK travel industry will remain at the mercy of the local and global economy this year, with the London 2012 Olympics creating as many challenges as opportunities, reveals research unveiled tomorrow (Thursday, April 19) at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference – London.

Sunday 22, April 2012

New York, London, Paris and Tokyo are Top Global Cities in 2012 A T Kearney Global Cities Index
New York and London remain the world’s most global cities, while major emerging-market cities strengthened their ability to challenge global leaders in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the 2012 A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index which was released today in collaboration with Bloomberg.

Friday 9, March 2012

More than 15 million people are planning to go on holiday in June for the Queen’s Jubilee
It’s been a case of first come first served in the race to beat colleagues to book the ‘golden three days’ which equate to nine days off work. Nearly two in five (38 percent) found it a struggle to book time off while one in five (21percent) didn’t manage to book their holiday because colleagues had beaten them to it.


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