Tag: decline

Hawaii tourism down 6.9% in May — not as bad as past 10 months

Hawaii tourism down 6.9% in May — not as bad as past 10 months

editor editor- June 27, 2009 05:40 0

About 6.9 percent fewer visitors came to the Islands of Hawaii in May and spent US$133 million, or 15 percent, less than a year ago, ... Read More

AAA: This year, July 4 travel to decline 1.9%

AAA: This year, July 4 travel to decline 1.9%

editor editor- June 25, 2009 04:06 0

Travel in the U.S. during the July 4 holiday weekend will decline 1.9 percent from last year as the recession and high gasoline prices keep ... Read More

As tourism takes a dive, businesses try to lure tourists back

As tourism takes a dive, businesses try to lure tourists back

editor editor- June 22, 2009 03:08 0

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — “When the United States sneezes, we catch a cold,” a Costa Rican hotel owner said recently. He wasn't talking about ... Read More

European summer season clouded by crisis

European summer season clouded by crisis

editor editor- June 15, 2009 05:00 0

PRAGUE — Crowds of tourists stroll along Prague's famous Charles Bridge, but the Czech capital and other places in Europe expect a lacklustre tourist season ... Read More

Airlines see signs of end of decline

Airlines see signs of end of decline

editor editor- May 13, 2009 04:43 0

April airline traffic reports showed some signs of improvement over March and airline executives pointed to stabilization in revenue and demand declines, as carriers continue ... Read More

UK has lowest number of airline flights in April since 2001, according to OAG

UK has lowest number of airline flights in April since 2001, according to OAG

editor editor- May 1, 2009 05:04 0

LONDON - The UK is experiencing significant cutbacks in airline service, both domestically and internationally, according to the latest statistics from OAG (http://www.oagaviation.com), the world's ... Read More

Russia braces for fewer tourists

Russia braces for fewer tourists

editor editor- April 21, 2009 05:21 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russians are bracing for a decline in international travel critical to cities like St. Petersburg that are heavily dependent on the ... Read More

Asian carriers shaken by plunge in premium travel

Asian carriers shaken by plunge in premium travel

editor editor- April 20, 2009 03:45 0

SINGAPORE — Casey Chan used to fly business class every other month to oversee his company's electronics factory in China until late last year, when ... Read More

Airlines filling fewer executive class seats: IATA

Airlines filling fewer executive class seats: IATA

editor editor- April 17, 2009 04:09 0

GENEVA - Airlines worldwide filled 21 percent fewer executive class seats in February than the same month a year ago as fewer people took long-haul ... Read More

South Florida hotels see no bottom in tourism decline

South Florida hotels see no bottom in tourism decline

editor editor- April 10, 2009 04:13 0

The tourism industry continues to worsen in South Florida, with hotel taxes dropping faster in February than in January and recovery proving more difficult than ... Read More

Vail Resorts CEO: Ski industry’s ‘fat years’ are over

Vail Resorts CEO: Ski industry’s ‘fat years’ are over

editor editor- April 3, 2009 04:31 0

VAIL, Colorado — After enjoying several “fat years” between 2003 and 2007, it’s time for the ski industry to give something back to consumers, Vail ... Read More

Paris tourism feels the economic chill

Paris tourism feels the economic chill

editor editor- April 1, 2009 02:34 0

At his Paris souvenir shop on the Boulevard de Clichy, at the foot of Montmartre, manager Amir Mezzine is getting desperate. His sales have plummeted ... Read More

Bahamas sees further decline in tourism

Bahamas sees further decline in tourism

editor editor- March 30, 2009 04:06 0

MEDELLIN, Colombia - The U.S. recession is going to mean another year of declining tourism receipts and a stagnant economy for Bahamas, Minister of State ... Read More

Air Transport Association reports sharp decline in passenger and cargo demand

editor editor- March 21, 2009 03:14 0

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) on Friday reported that passenger revenue fell 19 percent in February 2009 versus the same month in 2008 ... Read More

Eurail Pass sales challenged by economic downturn

Eurail Pass sales challenged by economic downturn

editor editor- March 19, 2009 07:22 0

The Eurail Group G.I.E. has reported a modest drop in Eurail Pass passengers triggered by the global economic downturn, but expects a full recovery in ... Read More

Mardi Gras celebrations helped but US hotel occupancy continues decline, report reveals

Mardi Gras celebrations helped but US hotel occupancy continues decline, report reveals

editor editor- March 3, 2009 07:09 0

The US hotel industry posted declines in all three key performance metrics during the week of 15-21 February 2009, according to data from Smith Travel ... Read More

Hawaii tourists down 12.5%, spending drops by $149.7 million

Hawaii tourists down 12.5%, spending drops by $149.7 million

editor editor- February 27, 2009 05:30 0

Hawai'i visitor arrivals fell in January for the 11th consecutive month and spending was down nearly $150 million as the nation's deepening economic slump caused ... Read More

Cities scramble as business travel declines

Cities scramble as business travel declines

editor editor- February 27, 2009 03:57 0

Gone are the days, it seems, when executives can comfortably lounge poolside, expensing meetings and meals along with margaritas and massages. Read More

US airlines face sharp drop in international demand

US airlines face sharp drop in international demand

editor editor- February 13, 2009 03:39 0

NEW YORK - Domestic carriers face a significant slump in international travel, driven by less consumer spending and reduced U.S. Read More

Gusty winds of global economic recession grips Bangladesh’s travel industry

Gusty winds of global economic recession grips Bangladesh’s travel industry

editor editor- February 10, 2009 02:26 0

DHAKA - Gusty winds of global economic recession has pushed a number of foreign airlines either near to pack up or downsize their operations from ... Read More

Hawaii got 10.6% fewer tourists in 2008

Hawaii got 10.6% fewer tourists in 2008

editor editor- January 30, 2009 03:25 0

Last year marked Hawai'i's largest decline ever — 10.6% — in tourist arrivals, with just 6.7 million visitors coming to the Islands. Read More

Norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships on the decline

Norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships on the decline

editor editor- January 29, 2009 03:11 0

Worried about catching a stomach bug on your next cruise? Here's the good news: Outbreaks of norovirus and other gastrointestinal illness on cruise ships are ... Read More

US hotels face the fourth largest annual decline since the Great Depression

US hotels face the fourth largest annual decline since the Great Depression

editor editor- January 27, 2009 06:18 0

ATLANTA, GA - PKF Hospitality Research (PKF-HR), the research affiliate of PKF Consulting, has completed a special analysis of two critical issues facing hotel lenders ... Read More

Air travel, freight declines accelerated in November, IATA says

Air travel, freight declines accelerated in November, IATA says

editor editor- December 31, 2008 01:42 0

Worldwide air travel fell for a third straight month in November, with cargo handling logging a “shocking” decline because of weakening global trade, the International ... Read More

Tourism trouble for Phuket

Tourism trouble for Phuket

editor editor- December 30, 2008 04:08 0

Phuket - As Thai women in tartan schoolgirl outfits writhe listlessly around poles on the bar top, Dawan Blades scribbles in a black ledger and ... Read More

No relief for tourism in sight as visits slide

No relief for tourism in sight as visits slide

editor editor- November 26, 2008 04:32 0

Hawaii tourism continued its downward spiral in October, with visitor arrivals falling 13.5 percent year over year as global economic conditions worsened, according to the ... Read More

AAA predicts decline in holiday travel

AAA predicts decline in holiday travel

editor editor- November 19, 2008 02:38 0

Millions of Americans are changing their Thanksgiving travel plans because of tough economic conditions, but most are still planning to make those trips to grandma's, ... Read More

Tourism continues dramatic decline

Tourism continues dramatic decline

editor editor- November 14, 2008 03:29 0

The sad state of the national economy is having a direct effect on the life-blood of Las Vegas: tourism. Read More

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