Chicago — The next economic recession always is a matter of when. Currently in a 10-year run of strong performance, the travel industry is starting to produce indicators suggesting a downturn may come sooner than later.
There is a full basket of complications, topped by a simmering U.S.-China trade war. Adding uncertainty are Brexit, multiple unstable geopolitical situations, next year's U.S. presidential election, slowing economic growth around the globe (notably in Germany) and weakening . . .