Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Associations latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), marking the industrys 117th straight month of growth.
Global business traveler sentiment concerning trip experiences improved modestly over last quarter, growing 0.4 points. Growth is highest among U.S. travelers which grew 5.7 points from last quarter. This suggests growing satisfaction with the overall travel experience. Most global travelers (68 percent) say they would travel more often if given the options.
Air, hotel and ground predictions for 2020 come with global uncertainties. Between the climate crisis, Brexit and trading disputes, the outlook is foggy to say the least. But challenges, they say, arent stop signs. They are guidelines. Here are three Cs to consider when managing travel in 2020.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a third-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $4.6 billion, the 26th consecutive quarterly after-tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $6.4 billion, the 34th consecutive quarterly pre-tax profit.