7-Feb-2019 10:40 AM

US Travel Association: Travel to/within the US increases 3.6% in Dec-2018

US Travel Association reported (05-Feb-2019) travel to/within the US increased 3.6% year-on-year in Dec-2018. International inbound travel also increased 2.8% during Dec-2018, but is expected to decrease to 2% through Jun-2019. US Travel Association SVP of research David Huether stated: "A projected global economic cooling and persistent trade tensions will continue to threaten international inbound travel growth". As previously reported by CAPA, international inbound travel for Nov-2018 was up 3.8%. Domestic leisure travel grew 4% in Dec-2018, with the business segment up 2.6%. Domestic travel is expected to grow by 2.6% during the next six months, with 3.4% growth in domestic business travel and 2.2% growth in domestic leisure travel. [more - original PR]

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