| comScore found that nearly
150 million consumers visited a travel Web site in 2005, a 35-percent increase over the previous year. Annual online travel revenues exceeded $60 billion in 2005, representing a 20-percent increase versus 2004, with all travel segments posting gains.
Global airline industry had
revenues of $326 billion in 2006 and is projected to increase to
$356 billion in 2006, according to IATA.
online travel sales
2006 total retail e-commerce including online travel