A change of president in the US could scupper the growth in American travel to previously taboo destinations such as Cuba, according to the WTM Global Trends Report 2012. Increasing numbers of US citizens are taking advantage of new policies introduced under the Obama administration, allowing travel to countries which were previously off-limits.
Could there be light at the end of the tunnel for airline passengers? With authorities in the UK yesterday outlining proposals for more “passenger friendly” security screening, it was today the turn of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to detail its plans to implement risk-based, intelligence-driven security measures.
South African Tourism has released the USA visitor arrivals to South Africa for the summer months of May through August 2010. US tourist arrivals increased 16.2%, 98.9%, 9.7% and 35.2% for the four months of May, June, July and August, respectively.