Deloitte - Moving the Global Travel Industry Forward (PDF Download)
A special article produced for the 2018 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit.
A recent women's travel safety survey revealed that 45 percent of female travelers feel less safe or much less safe about traveling than they did five years ago. Results of the travel trends survey, commissioned by AIG Travel also show that safety is top of mind for women while they are evaluating potential destinations as well as during their travels.
The findings, from a multi-national study commissioned by Expedia Group Media Solutions and conducted by Luth Research, spotlight the behaviors, influences, resources, and preferences of American, British, Chinese, German, and Indian bleisure travelers or business travelers who extend their trip for leisure.
In February 2018, the reporting carriers canceled 1.7 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, slightly up from the 1.5 percent cancellation rate posted in February 2017, but an improvement over the 3.0 percent rate in January 2018.
The 2018 Travelport U.S. Vacation Survey of approximately 1500 U.S. residents reveals Millennials (ages 18-34 years old) are most likely to spend more on their upcoming vacations than other age groups, with one out of three Millennials willing to spend $5000 or more on their vacations.