Today's North America Travel Trends News Today's North America Travel Trends News from Travel Industry Wire en-us Travel Industry Wire Cruise Industry Contributes Nearly $53 Billion to U.S. Economy in 2018 Industry Hosts 12.68 Million U.S. Passengers in the Last Year & Generates 421,711 Jobs Domestically Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:42:02 EST Travel Industry Apps and Websites Continue to Play Catch-Up with Digital Leaders in Other Industries, J.D. Power Finds Legacy Hotel, Airline and Rental Car Brands Lag Far Behind Digital Leaders in Travel and Other Industries Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:00:33 EST Business Travelers Sentiment Remains Strong with Most Frequent Travelers Wanting Even More Travel 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. Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:36:10 EST ARC Reports 2019 U.S. Travel Agencies Sales Running Nearly 3% Ahead of Last Year YTD Sales Total $84.4 Billion as Passenger Trips Increase 2% Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:05:03 EST September 2019 U.S. Passenger Airline Employment Data September’s 450,517 full-time equivalents (FTEs) was the highest employment total since March 2003 (458,598 FTEs). Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:29:02 EST