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MakeMyTrip eyes start-ups, more m-commerce to grow market share
Livemint- April 26, 2015
Chetan Kapoor, a research analyst at travel industry research firm Phocuswright Inc., said the biggest challenge for MakeMyTrip in growing its non-flights business is the all-round competition from not only its online peers, which still remain more ...


Lots of movement on WTM floor on day one in Sao Paulo
eTurboNews- April 23, 2015
The panel discussion later that day presented by research company PhocusWright entitled “Trends in Latin American Travel and Tourism Markets and the Impact of Digital Tourism” revealed that Latin America accounts for 7% of the world tourism market ...
Travel Daily AsiaOnline sales to drive US$100bn LatAm travel industry…Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Travel Weekly

Online giant Amazon enables hotel bookings
Travel Weekly- April 23, 2015
According to Phocuswright, U.S. online bookings will rise 11% this year, to $53.1 billion, about 37% of total U.S. hotel bookings. Online bookings been a source of contention as hoteliers, to avoid paying distribution costs to online travel agencies ...

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Travel tech start-up Epteca Selected for UK's TravelLab
FTNnews.com- April 23, 2015
The company was also recently acknowledged by PhocusWright's expert panel as one of the three most innovative travel tech start-ups in Europe, and one of 30 global innovators. “We are pleased to see we are also being recognized in the UK market as ...

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'Sharing economy' holds potential for mountain resorts
Pique Newsmagazine- April 23, 2015
"Everything under the sun, or at least everything under our roofs, is now available for procurement or for rent," said Douglas Quinby, vice president of research for Phocuswright, at last week's Mountain Travel Symposium. "Welcome to the sharing ...


Epteca Selected for Traveltech Lab, the UK's Premier Incubator for Travel ...
Hospitality Net- April 22, 2015
The company was also recently acknowledged by PhocusWright's expert panel as one of the three most innovative travel tech start-ups in Europe, and one of 30 global innovators. "We are pleased to see we are also being recognized in the UK market as ...
Epteca selected as Traveltech Lab start-upTravolution

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Conxxe's Alex Rogers recognised by Phocuswright's '35 under 35'
Travolution- April 22, 2015
An employee of ground transportation provider Conxxe has been named as one of '35 under 35' at the Phocuswright Young Leaders Summit. Senior online partnerships manager Alex Rogers was selected as one of the rising stars in the travel industry.

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Financial Times

Booking.com in European settlement over hotel prices
Financial Times- April 21, 2015
Earlier this year, the German authorities ruled in favour of free price competition and scolded Booking.com for non-compliance. Booking.com has more than 41 per cent of Europe's €43.9bn market for air travel and hotel bookings, according to Phocuswright.
Three countries agree hotel pricing deal with Booking.com but critics say it ...Travel Weekly UK

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PhoCusWright Europe Conference 2015 - Dublin - The pace of change in the ...
Tnooz- April 21, 2015
For travel leaders to remain relevant, you must be more than an expert in your segment – you must be knowledgeable, insightful and connected. PhoCusWright Europe takes place from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 May 2015. The event features another outing ...

Business Wire (press release)

PassportCard and Allianz Global Assistance Germany to Introduce the German ...
Business Wire (press release)- April 21, 2015
PassportCard's unique offering has won several industry prizes as well as the distinguished recognition of PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit in Los Angeles in November 2014, winning both the General Catalyst and the Most Innovative awards.

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MakeMyTrip Limited Announces Acquisition of Mygola Inc.
Yahoo Finance UK- April 21, 2015
... 2009 by Anshuman Bapna and Prateek Sharma, the company built a website (mygola.com) that covers more than 20,000 destinations worldwide, sees half a million organic visitors a month and was nominated twice for the Top Innovator at PhoCusWright.
MakeMyTrip acquires travel guide startup Mygola, tweets out hilarious deal videoFirstpost
MakeMyTrip acquires travel startup MygolaEconomic Times
Online travel services provider MakeMyTrip acquires startup 'guide' MygolaFinancial Express
India Today
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Airbnb: Let us pay hotel taxes in New York
CNET- April 15, 2015
"If Airbnb can achieve legitimization from the legal authorities in a major market like New York, this could serve as a bellwether for many other markets where Airbnb faces similar legal challenges," said PhoCusWright Senior Analyst Douglas Quinby.

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Phocuswright: Αύξηση 7% στις online τουριστικές κρατήσεις την επόμενη διετία
enikonomia.gr- April 15, 2015
Ειδικότερα στην έκθεση αναγράφεται πως το 2015 και το 2016 οι online τουριστικές κρατήσεις αναμένεται να καταγράψουν αύξηση 7%, ενώ ο διευθυντής της Phocuswright, Λούκε Μπουζάρσκι επισήμανε πως εξακολουθούν να υπάρχουν δυνατότητες για την ...

Can European OTAs Survive the Big Squeeze? | By Lorraine Sileo
Hospitality Net- April 10, 2015
She is quoted frequently in consumer and trade media and has authored numerous publications (including Phocuswright's U.S. Online Travel Overview reports). Lorraine has testified at hearings held by the National Commission to Ensure Consumer ...


Amid acquisitions, can smaller online travel agencies in Europe survive?
Tnooz- April 09, 2015
... and have the grit (and resources) to stay the course. For more on Europe's online travel market, as well as detailed country-specific analysis of key trends and distribution dynamics, check out Phocuswright's European Online Travel Overview Tenth ...

TravelDaily Conference partners with Phocuswright.
4Hoteliers- April 08, 2015
TravelDaily, China's leading online publisher and event organizer specializing on topics related to distribution, marketing and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with Phocuswright to host the 2015 ...

Kiplinger Personal Finance

How Expedia's Acquisition of Orbitz Affects Your Travel Costs
Kiplinger Personal Finance- April 07, 2015
... major competitor among online travel agencies. We recently spoke with Douglas Quinby—vice-president of research at Phocuswright, a travel-industry research firm—about the acquisition, as well as his advice on getting the best travel bargains ...

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Phocuswright Europe to explore Continent's turbulent travel market
Travel Weekly- April 07, 2015
Travel, tourism and hospitality is the world's largest industry. For the past 15 years, the Phocuswright Conference has been the largest event bringing together its most influential leaders, visionary thinkers, biggest online advertisers, and ...


Where the world's biggest travel spender is headed
CNBC- March 31, 2015
"When they recruited him for Booking, it was clear he was the guy,'' said Philip Wolf, founder of PhoCusWright, an online-travel consulting group that runs the industry's most influential annual conference. "If you get the job to fill Jeff Boyd's shoes ...

Phocuswright Announces the Next Generation of Groundbreaking Travel ...
Hospitality Net- November 13, 2014
Travel industry research authority Phocuswright Inc. has announced the award winners of The Travel Innovation Summit, held on Nov. 11, the first day of The Phocuswright Conference currently underway in Los Angeles, Calif. Each year, 32 innovators are ...
WorldMate Wins The PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit AwardPR Newswire (press release)
Phocuswright: Options Away takes people's choice accoladeTravolution

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