Global Travel and Tourism Exceed US$6 Trillion in 2005; Strong Performance Expected in 2006

Travel and tourism spending exceeded US$6 trillion globally in 2005, according to the 2006 Tourism Satellite Accounting research released today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The data, announced at a meeting of WTTC members, reveal industry growth of 5.7 per cent from 2004 to 2005.
March 06, 2006

Accenture to Sponsor World Travel & Tourism Council’s Tourism Satellite Accounting Research

Accenture will sponsor the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Tourism Satellite Accounting (TSA) research for a three-year term.

 

January 09, 2006

Business Travelers Increasingly Go Online to Book Flights While Online Check-in Remains Stable, Accenture Survey Finds

Business Travelers Increasingly Go Online to Book Flights While Online Check-in Remains Stable, Accenture Survey Finds
October 25, 2005

From Booking to Check-In, Business Travelers Increasingly Choose Technology Over Live Agents, Accenture Survey Finds

Technology has become a large part of many business travelers' experience, according to results of a recent Accenture survey.
October 11, 2005

Internet Booking Continues to Grow in Popularity among Business Travelers, Accenture Survey Finds

More than half of business travelers use the Internet as their primary means of arranging their business travel, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 08, 2005

Internet Booking Continues to Grow in Popularity among Business Travelers, Accenture Survey Finds

Almost three-quarters of U.S. business travelers use the Internet as their primary means of arranging their business travel, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 30, 2005

Thomas Cook Chooses Navitaire to Power flythomascook.com, New Booking Website

Thomas Cook UK has selected Navitaire's Open Skies host reservation service to power its new online reservation system, which will offer low-cost seats on the company's charter airline, Thomas Cook Airlines.
March 21, 2005

Two-Thirds of U.S. Consumers Would Pay More in Exchange for Better-Valued Services, Accenture Survey Finds

Two-thirds of U.S. consumers are willing to pay more for select services in exchange for better service despite lower prices being a primary reason for switching service providers, according to survey findings released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 05, 2004

Customer Service Rivals Loyalty Programs in Business Travel Decisions, Finds New Accenture Research

The importance of customer service at major airline carriers and hotel groups equals and, in some cases, surpasses that of frequent flyer and rewards programs, according to a new survey of U.S. business travelers from Accenture.
July 14, 2004

DSV, Denmark's Largest Transport Group, to Outsource its IT Operations and Development to Accenture

DSV, Denmark’s Largest Transport Group, to Outsource its IT Operations and Development to Accenture.
April 19, 2004