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Caribbean cruise tourism generated over $1.9 billion in 2011-2012

Regional cruise tourism in 2011-2012 generated more than US$1.9 billion in direct expenditures, 45,000 jobs and $728 million in employee wages among 21 destinations.

Hawaii scores “F” in fighting sex trafficking of children

According to new report, released by advocacy group Shared Hope International, Hawaii scores lowly F in combating a growing nationwide problem - sex trafficking of children.

Vacation study reveals wide work-life disparity across five continents

BELLEVUE, Wash. - The results of the 2011 Vacation Deprivation study, an annual analysis of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents, have been released today.

FAA study: Pilots forgetting how to fly

A draft study found pilots can “abdicate too much responsibility to automated systems” resulting in significantly weaker flying skills.

Michigan tourism maintains top ranking in social media

LANSING, Mich. - The October 2010 'How Social Is Your State DMO?' study ranked Michigan #1, and also marks the 6th consecutive time the state achieved the winning status.

Study reveals adventure tourism key to boosting economies

WASHINGTON - Could jungle tours, whitewater rafting or birdwatching help a country's economy? Researchers at George Washington University's International Institute of Tourism Studies think so.

Aviation news: bigger is not always better

During the global economic crisis, which airline management teams have best capitalized on opportunities?

Caribbean heavy reliance on tourism underscored by new study

The Caribbean's travel and tourism industry is projected to earn US$11.68 billion and account for just under 600,000 jobs this year, underscoring its continuing importance to the region, a just-conclu

International hotel industry study shows successful tactics for surviving an economic...

In association with The Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management and Professor Sherri Kimes, EyeforTravel is proud to announce the release of The Global Hospitality Report - An in-depth an

Global study shows significant losses from unmanaged hotel programs

Egencia previewed results today from a global study "Hotel Cost Control: Savings and Opportunities," finding that companies risk tremendous annual budget losses through unmanaged travel activity.

ASTA study examines trends in travel agency business

Whereas some travel agencies were able to weather the past year unscathed, the majority of agencies showed large drops in revenue and transactions, according to the recently-released ASTA Travel Agenc

US Travel Association president: “business travel IS economic stimulus”

For every dollar invested in business travel, businesses experience an average US$12.50 in increased revenue and US$3.80 in new profits, according to a study conducted by global research firm Oxford E

In good times and bad, lower room rates cost hotels money

When close competitors cut their prices, the temptation for hotel operators is to follow with reductions of their own.

Interest in global voluntourism continues to grow

The number of Americans interested in volunteer vacations continues to climb, according to a new University of California San Diego Extension survey, but there are dramatic differences between the gen

“US Packaged Travel Landscape 2006-2010” study released

Alexandria, Va., June 9, 2009-Today at a press event in New York, ASTA released its landmark study, the U.S. Packaged Travel Landscape 2006-2010.

28.7 million tourists spent SR37.5 billion in the Saudi kingdom last...

According to a recent study conducted by the Center of Tourism Research and Information (MAS), the number of the Saudi kingdom's inbound tourists during 2008 increased to more than 28.7 million touris

US cultural and heritage traveler market to be researched

The US Cultural & Heritage Tourism (USCHT) Marketing Council, in conjunction with the US Department of Commerce, is developing the first segmentation study of US cultural and heritage travelers.

Study renewable energy on Maui this summer

KAHULUI, HI - Whether you’re preparing for a career in the emerging green workforce or just interested in becoming more energy efficient, University of Hawaii-Maui Community College (UH-Maui CC) is

Meetings and travel vital to economy

LAS VEGAS, NV - Face-to-face meetings have the highest return on investment (ROI) among all sales and marketing tools used in business, and the meeting and convention industry injects an estimated US$

First-ever, benchmark study for the youth travel accommodation industry

The Youth Travel Accommodation Industry is a benchmark study that represents an increased sophistication of the youth travel accommodation sector – a US$6 billion/year sector of the youth travel ind

American Traveler Study unveils Americans’ Top International Travel Destinations’

NEW YORK - TNS, a world leader in market insight and information, today released the second phase of the results of its American Traveler Study, which unveils international travel preferences of Ameri

TNS American Traveler study unveils Americans’ top international travel destinations

NEW YORK, NY - TNS, a world leader in market insight and information, today released the second phase of the results of its American Traveler Study, which unveils international travel preferences of A

ASTA releases 2008 travel agent usage and fee sensitivity study

ORLANDO, FL - ASTA announced today that it will release the 2008 Travel Agent Usage and Fee Sensitivity Study for Travel Agent and Premium Members on ASTA.org .

Study recommends dedicated bus service for tourists in Delhi

Rich in tourism potential but poor in infrastructure, the capital can now look forward to advanced facilities, including a hop-on-hop-off service, at heritage sites.

Eco-tourism still damaging wildlife irreversibly

WASHINGTON - Nature lovers and eco-tourists might be damaging wildlife irreversibly even if they restrict their activities to tiptoeing discreetly through the undergrowth, a study by experts warned.

Take part in the CIBTM Pan Asian research survey

Meetings professionals requested to take part to help establish current and future trends in the China and Pan Asia meetings and incentives industry.

Who likes American tourists? South Korea, Canada

Where we travel is not necessarily related to our popularity with the locals, a new study indicates.