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Travel Industry Data Updates, April 8-12

From http://www.travelbusinessanalyst.com

 

TBA Tracking: Travel Traffic Indices – US, Europe

12 April 2019

Travel Traffic Index, US

Our US ‘TBA Travel Industry Index’ from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows monthly traffic growth of: 2019: Jan +4%E. 2018: Dec +5.4%P; Nov +5.6%.

Travel Traffic Index, Europe

Our Europe ‘TBA Travel Industry Index’ from the current Europe edition of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows monthly traffic growth of: 2019: Jan +4%E. 2018: Dec +5.4%P; Nov +6.0%.

  (Percentage change over previous year. E=estimate, P=provisional.)

 

TBA Tracking: Travel Traffic Indices – Asia Pacific, world

11 April 2019

Travel Traffic Index, Asia Pacific

Our Asia Pacific ‘TBA Travel Industry Index’ from the current Asia Pacific edition of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows monthly traffic growth of: 2019: Jan +4%E. 2018: Dec +4.1%P; Nov +4.4%. (Percentage change over previous year. E=estimate, P=provisional.)

Travel Traffic Index, world

Our world ‘TBA Travel Industry Index’ from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows monthly traffic growth of: 2019: Jan +5%E. 2018: Dec +5.2%P; Nov +5.7%. (Percentage change over previous year. E=estimate, P=provisional.)

  (Percentage change over previous year. E=estimate, P=provisional.)

Travel business updates

10 April 2019

[] Luxembourg-based Corporacion America Airports, which operates 52 airports mainly in Latin America (in Europe in Armenia and Italy), reports passengers-handled in 2018 at 81.3mn +6.1%.

[] Marriott targets operating 1000 hotels in Asia Pacific by end-2020; it currently has 710. That would be an 18.8% annual average growth rate.

This year it targets adding 100 hotels.

[] STR (nee Smith Travel Research) reports on US hotels 31 March-6 April: occupancy +0.4% to 68.7%, average room rate +1.5% to US$130.79.

 

TBA Tracking: Stock Indices – travel, airline, hotel

9 April 2019

Travel stocks

The March ‘TBA-100 Index’ of travel stock prices, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows: World 222, Asia Pacific 100, Europe 194, US 371. (Base: December 2006.)

Airline stocks

The March ‘TBA-100 Index’ of airline stock prices worldwide, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows 214. Previous month 227. (Base 100: December 2004 or when first listed.)

Hotel stocks

The March ‘TBA-100 Index’ of hotel stock prices worldwide, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows 164. Previous month 180. (Base 100: December 2000 or when first listed.)

 

TBA Tracking: Indices, Travel Stocks

8 April 2019

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index in March for US hotel companies was 4642 -0.9% (over previous month). YTD, the stock index was +14.1%.

The ‘TBA Travel Stocks Index’ for March, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, shows: World 222, Asia Pacific 100, Europe 194, US 371.

The worldwide ‘TBA-100 Airline Stocks Index’ for March, from the current editions of our Travel Business Analyst newsletters, was at 214.

The worldwide ‘TBA-100 Hotel Stocks Index’ for March, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, was at 164.

The worldwide ‘TBA-100 Hotel Stocks Index’ for March, from the current editions of WYSK: What-You-Should-Know, published by Travel Business Analyst, was at 128.

Notes: The Baird/STR hotel index is based on 1000 at February 2000. The TBA Hotel and Airline stocks indices are based on 100 at December 2000, the ‘TBA All-Travel Index’ 100 at December 2006, the ‘Net-Value Travel-Tech Index’ 100 at December 2014 – or when first listed if later.

 

 

 

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