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2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 2020 demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 65.9% compared to 2019, which is by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history. Furthermore, forward bookings have been falling sharply since late December. International passenger demand in 2020 was 75.6% below 2019 levels. Capacity, (measured […]

High demand for luxury villa rentals puts emphasis on safety protocols

High demand for luxury villa rentals puts emphasis on safety protocols

A rapid surge in luxury villa rentals over the summer has resulted in an increase in new providers adding their inventory to meet the anticipated demand for the fall and winter travel season ahead. However, bad experiences among travellers related to misrepresented homes and poor safety protocols have prompted industry leaders to enforce a gold […]

United Airlines adds over 1,400 flights due to Thanksgiving travel demand

United Airlines adds over 1,400 flights due to Thanksgiving travel demand

United Airlines expects the week of November 23 will be its busiest since March as customers travel to visit friends and family for the Thanksgiving holiday. This year, United is anticipating approximately 50% of United customers flying for Thanksgiving are booking travel less than 30 days prior to departure compared to last year when around […]

Demand rises after Singapore and Hong Kong travel bubble announcement

Demand rises after Singapore and Hong Kong travel bubble announcement

Trip.com witnessed a surge in demand for Singapore-Hong Kong (SG-HK) leisure travel, after the announcement of the travel bubble will launch on 22 November. According to the latest Trip.com data, on 11 November, in the three hours after the SG-HK travel bubble announcement on the resumption of cross-border flights next week, the search volume of […]

Thailand’s Hotel industry is bleeding to death – demand govt action

Thailand’s Hotel industry is bleeding to death – demand govt action

BANGKOK: Thailand has reported just 3,880 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths since the start of the pandemic and is considered one of the lowest risk countries in the world. But travel and tourism is suffering. With no end in sight to the stifling government imposed travel restrictions, businesses large and small are haemorrhaging and struggling […]

Second passport demand surges by 50% amid Covid-19 restrictions

Second passport demand surges by 50% amid Covid-19 restrictions

National lockdowns, closed borders and travel restrictions have helped drive up enquiries for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies by more than 50% year-on-year, reveals one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory firms. deVere Group, which has more than 100,000 clients globally, has reported that this highly unusual year has seen demand for its […]

United Airlines launches virtual, on demand airport customer service

United Airlines launches virtual, on demand airport customer service

United Airlines‘ passengers will soon have access to virtual, on demand customer service at the airline’s hubs, giving people an easy, contact-free option to get real-time information and support. Customers can access “Agent on Demand” on any mobile device to call, text or video chat live with an agent and get answers on everything from seat […]

How to attract and manage domestic demand

How to attract and manage domestic demand

Tracy Dong, senior advisor of IDeaS Advisory Services talks about importance of domestic travel markets to the hotel sector and what can hotels across the region do to attract and cater to more domestic guests. The hotel guest of today is very different compared with twelve months ago. There is the obvious widespread appearance of […]

UK visitors drive up demand for USA travel | News

UK visitors drive up demand for USA travel | News

An increase in visitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland has contributed to a record number of 34.4 million overseas visitors to the USA in 2014. This is up eight per cent from 2013, according to the latest figures released by US under secretary of commerce for international trade, Stefan Selig. The UK retains its […]

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