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Plunkett's Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Almanac 2013: Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

16) North American Cruise Passengers by Destination: 2010-1st Quarter 2012

17) Amtrak Ridership, Monthly: January 1991-March 2012

18) Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled, U.S., Monthly: January 1990-March 2012

19) Transportation Services Index, U.S.: January 1990-May 2012

20) Percent Change in the U.S. Transportation Services Index (TSI) from Year-to-Year: 2003-2012

21) Employment in the Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry, U.S.: 2004-2011

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S AIRLINE, HOTEL & TRAVELINDUSTRY ALMANAC 2013CONTENTSA Short Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry 71) Introduction to the Travel Industry 72) Discount Airlines Compete with Legacy Airlines 93) Global Airlines Facing Challenges/Partnerships Proliferate 104) Some International Airlines Cut First Class Seats 125) ADS-B Improves Air Traffic Control 136) Private Jet Rentals Continue in the Form of Fractional Share Ownership 147) Boeing and Airbus Enjoy Boom in Orders/Major Aircraft Market in China 158) New Aircraft Designs Offer Greater Passenger Comfort/More Efficient Engines 179) In Flight Wireless Takes Off 1810) Air Traffic Grows/Airports in Middle East and Asia Have Strong Traffic 1911) Huge Travel Markets in China and India 2012) Booking Travel Over the Internet Becomes the Norm 2113) Sustainable Tourism and Ecotourism Grow as Certification Standards Emerge 2214) Hotel Market Rebounds/Pod Rooms Grow in Popularity 2315) Cruise Industry Bookings Hold Steady 2416) New Technologies Show Promise for Port and Airport Security 2517) High Speed Passenger Trains, Including Maglev, Gain New Acceptance 2818) Self-Check-In Kiosks, RFID and Other New Technologies Save Labor Costs forAirlines and Hotels 2919) Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, IncludingSports and Activity-Based Travel 3020) The Future of Travel 31Chapter 2: Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Statistics 33Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Overview 34Air Carrier Traffic Statistics, U.S.: 1981-2011 35Air Carrier Traffic Statistics, U.S.: 12 Months Ended April 2012 and April 2011 36U.S. Aviation Industry Average Annual Percentage Growth Forecasts by World Region:2011-2032 37Total Scheduled U.S. International Passenger Traffic, U.S. Commercial Air Carriers: 2000-2032 38International Visitor Arrivals to the U.S.: 2000-2011 39International Visitor Arrivals to the U.S., Forecast: 2012-2016 40Domestic Airline Jet Fuel Prices, U.S.: January 1986-April 2012 41Quarterly System Operating Profit & Loss Margin for U.S. Airlines: 1st Quarter 2011-1st Quarter 2012 42Top 10 U.S. Airlines & Airports Ranked by 2011 System Scheduled Enplanements 43U.S. Airline Revenue Passenger Enplanements: January 1996-April 2012 44North American Cruise Line Statistics: 2005-1st Quarter 2012 45North American Cruise Passengers by Cruise Line: 2010-1st Quarter 2012 46North American Cruise Passenger Nights by Cruise Line: 2010-1st Quarter 2012 47North American Cruise Passengers by Departure Port: 2010-1st Quarter 2012 48North American Cruise Passengers by Destination: 2010-1st Quarter 2012 49Amtrak Ridership, Monthly: January 1991-March 2012 50Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled, U.S., Monthly: January 1990-March 2012 51Transportation Services Index, U.S.: January 1990-May 2012 52Percent Change in the U.S. Transportation Services Index (TSI) from Year-to-Year:2003-2012 53Employment in the Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry, U.S.: 2004-2011 54Chapter 3: Important Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Contacts 55(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE TRAVEL 300:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 88Industry List, With Codes 89Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 91Alphabetical Index 99Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State 102Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 104Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 107Index of Firms with International Operations 114Individual Profiles on Each of THE TRAVEL 300 117Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 451Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Affiliations 453

Companies Mentioned

AAA (American Automobile Association)Accor North AmericaAccor SAADAAer Lingus Group plcAerCap Holdings NVAeroflot Russian Airlines JSCAerolitoral SA de CV (Aeromexico Connect)Aeroports de ParisAerovias de Mexico SA de CV (Aeromexico)Air Berlin plc & Co Luftverkehrs KGAir CanadaAir China LimitedAir France-KLM SAAir India LimitedAir New Zealand LtdAir Partner plcAir Wisconsin Airlines CorpAirAsia BerhadAirbnb IncAirbus SASAirTran Holdings IncAlaska Air Group IncAlitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane SpAAll Nippon Airways Co LtdAllegiant Travel CompanyAmadeus IT Group SAAman ResortsAmbassadors Group IncAmerican Casino & Entertainment Properties LLCAmerican Express CoAmerican Science & Engineering IncAmericanTours International LLCAmerica's Best Franchising IncAmeristar Casinos IncAMR Corp (American Airlines)AMR Eagle Holding CorpAmtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corp)Anheuser Busch Cos IncArriva plcAsiana Airlines IncAtlas Air Worldwide Holdings IncAvis Budget Group IncAvis Europe plcAzul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras SABAA plcBAE Systems plcBalboa Travel IncBangkok Airways Co LtdBanyan Tree Holdings LimitedBarcelo Crestline CorporationBCD TravelBest Western International IncBoeing Company (The)Bombardier IncBooth Creek Ski Holdings IncBostonCoachBowlin Travel Centers IncBoyd Gaming CorpBoyne USA ResortsBritish Airways plc (BA)British Midland Airways Ltd (BMI)Brussels AirlinesCaesars Entertainment CorporationCarey International IncCarlson Companies IncCarlson Hotels WorldwideCarlson Wagonlit TravelCarnival CorporationCathay Pacific Airways LtdCedar Fair LPCentral Japan Railway CompanyCeske Aerolinie ASChina AirlinesChina Eastern Airlines Corporation LimitedChina Lodging Group LtdChina Southern Airlines Co LtdChoice Hotels International IncClub Mediterranee SACNL Financial Group IncCoach USA LLCColony Capital LLCComair IncConcur Technologies IncCorpTrav Management GroupCostco Travel IncCrested Butte Mountain Resort IncCtrip.com International LtdDassault Aviation SADays Inn Worldwide IncDelaware North Companies IncDelta Air Lines IncDeutsche Bahn AGDeutsche Lufthansa AGDiamond Resorts Holdings LLCDLF LimitedDollar Thrifty Automotive Group IncDoyle Collection (The)East Japan Railway CompanyeasyGroupEasyJet plcEl Al Israel Airlines LtdEmbraer SAEmirates Group (The)Enterprise Holdings IncEtihad AirwaysEuro Disney SCAEuropean Aeronautic Defense and Space Co (EADS)Eurotunnel GroupEvergreen Holdings IncExpedia IncExpressJet Airlines IncFairmont Raffles Hotels International IncFelCor Lodging Trust IncFerrovial, S.A.Finnair OyjFirstGroup plcFour Seasons Hotels IncGalaxy Entertainment Group LtdGate Gourmet IncGaylord Entertainment CoGE AviationGenting Hong Kong LimitedGlobal Aviation Holdings IncGo-Ahead Group plc (The)GoJet Airlines LLCGOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SAGolden Tulip Hospitality GroupGreat Lakes Aviation LtdGreyhound Lines IncGroupe du LouvreGrupo TACAGuangshen Railway Co LtdGulfstream Aerospace CorpGuocoLeisure LtdHawaiian Airlines IncHertz Global Holdings IncHf Eimskipafelag IslandsHilton WorldwideHMSHost CorpHogg Robinson Group North AmericaHogg Robinson Group plcHolidaybreak PLCHome Inns & Hotels Management IncHomeAway IncHongkong and Shanghai Hotels LtdHorizon Air Industries IncHospitality Properties TrustHost Hotels & Resorts LPHotel Properties LtdHotels.com LPHotwire IncHoward Johnson International IncHutchison Whampoa Properties LtdHVM LLCHyatt Hotels CorporationIberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SAIndian Hotels Company Limited (The)IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation)Innkeepers USA TrustInterContinental Hotels Group plcInternational Airlines Group (IAG)International Leisure Hosts LtdInterstate Hotels & Resorts IncInterval InternationalInterval Leisure Group IncIntown Suites Management IncIntrawest CorporationITC LimitedJameson Inn IncJanus Hotels and Resorts IncJanus Hotels and Resorts IncJapan Airlines Co., LtdJet Airways India LtdJet Aviation Management AGJetBlue Airways CorporationJohn Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts LLCJoie de Vivre HospitalityJTB Global Marketing & TravelKampgrounds of America IncKAYAK Software CorporationKeikyu CorporationKeio CorporationKeisei Electric Railway Co LtdKerzner International Holdings LimitedKimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLCKingfisher Airlines LtdKintetsu CorporationKLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKorean Air Lines Co LtdLas Vegas Sands Corp (The Venetian)LaSalle Hotel PropertiesLastMinute.comLATAM Airlines Group SALeading Hotels of the World Ltd (The)Learjet IncLiberty Travel IncLodgian IncLoews Hotels Holding CorporationLQ Management LLCMahindra & Mahindra LimitedMakeMyTrip LimitedMalaysian Airline System BerhadMandarin Oriental International LtdMarcus Corporation (The)Marriott International IncMartinair Holland NVMediterranean Shipping Company SAMelia Hotels International SAMeritus Hotels & Resorts IncMerlin Entertainments Group LtdMesa Air Group IncMGM Resorts InternationalMidwest Air Group IncMillennium & Copthorne Hotels plcMorgans Hotel Group CoMTR Corp LtdMTR Gaming Group IncNational Express Group plcNAV CanadaNBC Universal LLCNetJets IncNH Hoteles SANippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK)Oakwood WorldwideOberoi Group (EIH Ltd)Oceania CruisesOmega World TravelOrbitz Worldwide IncOrient-Express Hotels LtdPalace EntertainmentParques Reunidos SAPegasus Solutions IncPiedmont Airlines IncPinnacle Airlines CorpPinnacle Entertainment IncPleasant Holidays LLCPolskie Linie Lotnicze LOTPriceline.com IncPT Garuda IndonesiaQantas Airways LtdQatar AirwaysQMH UK LtdRamada Worldwide IncRed Lion Hotels CorporationRepublic Airways Holdings IncResortQuest International IncRezidor Hotel Group ABRio Properties IncRitz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC (The)Riviera Holdings CorpRolls-Royce plcRosewood Hotels & Resorts LLCRoyal Caribbean Cruises LtdRyanair Holdings plcSabre Holdings CorpSabre Travel NetworkSands China LtdSands RegentSAS ABScandic Hotels ABSears Canada IncShangri-La Asia LtdShangri-La Hotels & ResortsShun Tak Holdings LimitedSilversea CruisesSingapore Airlines LtdSix Flags Entertainment CorporationSixt AGSkyWest IncSmiths DetectionSNCF Group (The)Snowdance LLCSociete Air FranceSociete Anonyme des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Etrangers a MonacoSodexo IncSonesta International Hotels CorpSouthwest Airlines CoSpiceJet LtdSpirit Aerosystems Holdings IncSpirit Airlines IncStagecoach Group plcStarwood Capital Group Global LLCStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide IncStation Casinos LLCStrategic Hotels & Resorts IncSunburst Hospitality CorporationSunstone Hotel Investors IncSuper 8 Motels IncSuperShuttle International IncSupertel Hospitality IncSupranational Hotels LtdSwire Pacific LtdSwiss International Air Lines LtdTAM SATextron IncThai Airways International PCLThomas Cook Group plcThousand Trails LPTMI Hospitality IncTobu Railway Co LtdTrailways Transportation System IncTrans States Airlines IncTransat AT IncTravel Leaders Group LLCTravelCenters of America LLCTravelocity.com LPTravelport LimitedTravelzoo IncTripAdvisor IncTRT HoldingsTrump Entertainment Resorts IncTrump Organization (The)TRX IncTUI AGTUI Travel plcTurk Hava Yollari AO (THY)UB Group (The)United Continental Holdings IncUS Airways Group IncUSA 3000 AirlinesVail Resorts IncVIA Rail Canada IncVirgin AmericaVirgin Atlantic AirwaysVirgin Australia Airlines Pty LtdVirgin Group LtdWalt Disney Company (The) Walt Disney Parks & ResortsWebJet Linhas Aereas SAWest Japan Railway CompanyWestJet Airlines LtdWinter Sports IncWizz Air Hungary Airlines LtdWorld Airways IncWorldHotelsWorldMark by Wyndham IncWyndham Vacation OwnershipWyndham WorldwideWynn Resorts LimitedXanterra Parks and ResortsXOJET Inc

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