Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel — Las Vegas — September 23, 2023

Locations in this article:  Las Vegas, NV
This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel is from the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Peter has all the travel updates, from Morocco and Libya to Delta’s rule changes on mileage status and its lounges; from airlines selling tickets on flights that don’t exist to some good news on fares for flights that DO exist! Julia Simpson, President & CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council, on whether the boom in travel numbers is sustainable. Matthew Upchurch, CEO of Virtuoso, on the negative effects of the airline industry as an oligopoly. Paul Tumpowsky, CEO of Skylark, on why consumers are “revenge traveling”. And Larry Olmstead, New York Times Journalist and Bestselling Author, talks about the current, explosive growth of Las Vegas as a sports destination. There’s all this and more on this week’s Eye on Travel.