• World Bank: Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Global poverty has fallen to a record low.
    The World Bank says 10 percent of the world's population lived on less than $1.90 a day in 2015, down from 11.2 percent in 2013. That means 735.9 million people lived below the poverty threshold in 2015, down from 804.2 million.
    Poverty dropped everywhere but the Middle East and North Africa, where conflicts in Syria and Yemen pushed the poverty rate up to 5 percent in 2015 from 2.6 percent in 2013.
    The poverty rate was 41.1 percent in Sub-Saharan Africa, 12.4 percent in South Asia, 4.1 percent in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2.3...
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  • US Hotel Occupancy Up 1.2 Percent to 71.4 Percent for August 2018

    US Hotel Occupancy Up 1.2 Percent to 71.4 Percent for August 2018

    2 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Average daily rate increases 2.3 Percent to US$130.71
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  • Global Hotel Rates to Increase 1-3% and Air Fares by 1-2% in Most Markets

    Global Hotel Rates to Increase 1-3% and Air Fares by 1-2% in Most Markets

    2 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    BCD Travel 2019 Industry Forecast
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