American Report and Business Travel all new news 5/11/2013
Italy: American Express Report – Business Travel is the New Business
Europe’s senior managers continue to travel, albeit with greater awareness of the costs involved, and in 75% of cases, even do it more than they did three years ago. The heightened focus on costs has put the sector under pressure, however, with half of Europe’s executives having a lower travel budget at this disposal than three years ago…..read more
World Travel Market a huge success in Latin America
The inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, attracted almost 17,000 visits from senior industry professionals looking to conduct business negotiations over the three days of the event….read more
Editorial: Louisiana tourism keeps people coming bac
Here on the final day of National Tourism Week, it’s appropriate that Louisiana residents weigh and celebrate the industry’s impact on the state’s economy.
A report prepared by the University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center underscores how vital tourism is to Louisiana.
Among the report’s findings, tourism in 2012 in Louisiana accounted for:
26.3 million visitors, more than six times the population of the state. The total topped the previous record visitor count of 26.2 million in 2003.
$10.7 billion in travel and tourism spending….. read more
Gameday Notebook: Here comes the US Open Cup
United takes on Fort Lauderdale tonight at 6:30, in a matchup of a team that’s tied for first and a team that’s alone in last. Here’s David La Vaque’s preview of the game. If you’re looking to watch tonight, you can do so at the NASL website….read more
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