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Addressing Needs of Uncompromising Customers

Addressing Needs of Uncompromising Customers

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched its 2017 Trends Report—The Uncompromising Customer: Addressing the Paradoxes of the ‘Age of I’—at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The report highlights the uncompromising nature of today’s customer who increasingly expects ...

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Los Angeles Announces Record Tourism in 2016

Los Angeles Announces Record Tourism in 2016

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) president and CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors in 2016, surpassing mid-year forecasts and breaking visitation records for the ...

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Presidential Inauguration to Draw More Than 114,000 Travelers

Presidential Inauguration to Draw More Than 114,000 Travelers

RICHMOND, Va.—Washington, D.C., will experience on average a 222 percent daily influx of travelers on and around the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, according to an analysis of travelers’ booking intent by leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance. The findings showed ...

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North American Hospitality Off to Positive Start in 2017

North American Hospitality Off to Positive Start in 2017

NEW YORK—North American hoteliers were eager to ring in the New Year, according to new data from TravelClick’s December 2016 North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). All travel segments are experiencing healthy rate and occupancy gains year-over-year, with occupancy increasing 5.0 ...

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Puerto Rico Tourism Group Optimistic About 2017

Puerto Rico Tourism Group Optimistic About 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Experiencing a 96 percent reduction in the number of new Zika cases since the peak in October 2016, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) is optimistic heading into 2017. Over the past ten weeks, there has been ...

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Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

Hotel Rates Skyrocket for Trump Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Individuals who plan on visiting Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump can expect to spend a lot of money on their accommodations. According to the latest survey conducted by CheapHotels.org, hotel rates are reaching record heights ...

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