During the height of the pandemic, despite travel restrictions at the time, national parks saw an influx of visitors, as they'd become a popular place for many people to stretch their legs and get some much needed fresh air. Now, the recently released National Park Service 2022 Visitation Report has found that visitation to America's national parks has continued to rebound toward pre-pandemic levels.
As USDOT works to ban family seating junk fees, new tool spotlights progress made on pushing airlines to guarantee parents can sit with their children fee-free.
The American Bus Association Foundation—the research arm of the motorcoach, group travel and tourism industry—recently conducted a survey to estimate the driver shortage gap in the private motorcoach industry. The results show a large gap (21.4%) between the need for drivers to help the industry recover and the number of drivers employed.
The U.S. Travel Association recently announced the election of Chris Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, as national chair. In this role, Nassetta may serve up to two consecutive one-year terms.