A stronger dollar can cut both ways, sources said. It can make global travel cheaper for Americans, which can stoke demand in those markets. But at the same time, a strong dollar can make U.S. travel more costly for travelers in other global markets. China represents one of these major source markets for the U.S. and other countries. According to research from Attract China, 140 million Chinese are expected to travel during 2015, spending more than $188 billion. Jolyon Bulley, COO for the Americas at InterContinental Hotels Group, said he does not anticipate a major change in traveler volume from China. He said increasing fluency of Chinese travelers will help keep these travelers visiting the U.S. “The number of people in the sphere, given the opportunity to travel for the first time, that will keep the numbers very buoyant,” he said. Get the full story at Hotel News Now