Today's North America Travel Trends News Today's North America Travel Trends News from Travel Industry Wire en-us Travel Industry Wire Study: Road Congestion Cost U.S. Economy $30 Billion, 248,000 Jobs in 2018 The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018 - costing the economy $30 billion in travel spending and 248,000 American jobs, according to the organization’s economists. Thu, 23 May 2019 10:49:21 EST ARC Reports a $500M Increase in April U.S. Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Average Round-Trip Domestic Ticket Price Remains Effectively Flat Wed, 22 May 2019 11:33:12 EST Airlines for America Projects Record-Setting Number of Passengers for Summer 2019 257.4 million summer travelers expected to fly, an all-time high Tue, 21 May 2019 15:02:53 EST In Human Vs. Machine, CWT Study Finds Two-Thirds of Travelers Prefer Machines When Booking Air Travel Human vs. Machine - Business travellers choose technology over people when booking travel and managing trip disruptions Tue, 21 May 2019 12:44:40 EST Estimated April 2019 U.S. Airline Traffic Data U.S. airlines carried an estimated 75.3 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in April 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) first estimate, up 0.3% from the March second estimate. Fri, 17 May 2019 11:50:50 EST