All posts tagged "Travel"

  • london
    London overtakes Paris as world’s most visited city

    Having welcomed a record-breaking number of visitors last summer, London can now claim it is more popular than Paris. London & Partners, the official promotional organization for London, claimed that investment in the London 2012 Olympic Games...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • travel
    Travel second fastest-growing of all US industries

    Data released by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis strongly suggests that the travel industry is playing a pivotal role in leading the United States economic recovery. The BEA’s first-ever estimates of GDP growth by industry...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • airport
    Attention travelling planners: the top ten airports in the world revealed by Skytrax

    The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry, voted by customers in the largest, annual global airport customer satisfaction survey. The survey and awards process is totally independent and guaranteed free of...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • travel
    Travel, Meeting Costs Up in 2014

    According to Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s newly released 2014 Travel Price Forecast, next year will bring “moderate” price increases worldwide for business travel and meetings. It says 2014 is looking good for meeting and travel suppliers and a...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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  • Dating portal helps travellers to meet at US airports and airlines.

    Airports are hotspots for meeting new people. However, with men greatly outnumbering lone female travellers by 15 percent, meeting at the airport can be turbulent. A survey by a destination-dating website polled 2,000 single female travellers to...

    • Posted July 29, 2013
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  • travel
    Don’t Worry. Be Happy. Travel more!

    Following are the results of an interesting survey by G Adventures in which 2321 people were polled asking them what made them happy: 83% of respondents considered travel very important to their happiness 1% said they’d rather...

    • Posted July 29, 2013
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  • myrtle
    Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

      Q:  If you were a planner, why would you want to take your group to Myrtle Beach? Nowhere else can you find over 40 hotels with meeting space to host your group, as well as, a...

    • Posted May 27, 2013
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  • Foreign travellers say they will avoid the U.S., survey says

    Business travelers say they are put off by U.S entry problems. Overseas travellers say they will avoid the United States because of long wait times and inefficient entry procedures at gateway airports, a recent survey of foreign...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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  • CWT Meetings & Events scenarios for 2013

      CWT Meetings & Events predicts significant price inflation in Latin America and Asia Pacific in 2013; strong growth in North America and limited increases in Europe. Two very different pricing scenarios exist in meeting and events...

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • Hit the ground running! Exercise when traveling is the key to reducing stress

        Whether en route to work a destination event, attending an out-of-town trade show or on a well-deserved holiday, an event planner’s time away is precious. Following are some fitness travel tips from The Planner’s roaming...

    • Posted December 13, 2012
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