Tag: US economy

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51 0

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:55 0

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:36 0

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors from China, according to major ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew ... Read More

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:03 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement today: "This morning's reports of air traffic control delays are the strongest indication ... Read More

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

IATA: Healthy but moderating airline passenger demand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 15:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% compared ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15 0

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared ... Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

IATA: Airline passenger demand rebounds in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 07:30 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.3% ... Read More

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:57 3

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in ... Read More

How the US and Canadian economies may impact Mexican tourism market travel trends in the near to middle future

How the US and Canadian economies may impact Mexican tourism market travel trends in the near to middle future

editor editor- January 30, 2012 05:31 0

There is a classical saying that after the age of Biblical prophecy closed that only fools and children try to predict the future. Read More

eTN Executive Talk:  Fannie Mae VP speaks the  truth

eTN Executive Talk: Fannie Mae VP speaks the truth

editor editor- September 29, 2008 10:44 0

Formerly called the Federal National Mortgage Association or FNMA, Fannie Mae was established in 1938. Its initial goal was to stimulate the housing industry following ... Read More

And it all comes crashing down…

And it all comes crashing down…

editor editor- September 16, 2008 09:21 0

Will the travel and tourism industry be the next to follow the economic travails of real estate foreclosures and banking meltdowns in the United States ... Read More

Distressed market means more years of suffering for the West, not for Mid-East

Distressed market means more years of suffering for the West, not for Mid-East

editor editor- July 23, 2008 11:06 0

With foreign direct investments (FDI) flowing well into the Middle East, particularly the United Arab Emirates, developments are mushrooming non-stop. Read More

Oil-fueled catastrophe in the airline industry would cripple US economy and eliminate US jobs, study reveals

Oil-fueled catastrophe in the airline industry would cripple US economy and eliminate US jobs, study reveals

editor editor- June 24, 2008 04:36 0

A new study prepared by the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) has revealed that the skyrocketing price of aviation fuel will have devastating implications far beyond ... Read More

Food and oil scarcity means tougher times ahead

Food and oil scarcity means tougher times ahead

editor editor- May 23, 2008 05:41 0

Professor Norbert Walter, chief economist of Deutsche Bank Group and head of Deutsche Bank Research, is worried about the present. “When times are critical for ... Read More

US economic slowdown: Coming to an end or just beginning?

US economic slowdown: Coming to an end or just beginning?

editor editor- May 15, 2008 11:10 0

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (eTN) - When Jean-Claude Baumgarten, president of the World Travel and Tourism Council, sounded as though he was just joking, he ... Read More

Worst is yet to come for US

Worst is yet to come for US

editor editor- February 1, 2008 03:46 0

Los Angeles, California (eTN) - At the America’s Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) held here January 28-30, 2008, Gene Sperling, former White House National Economic advisor ... Read More

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