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New Phocuswright Research Finds European Travel Market Set for Record Highs as Online Channels Flourish
Benzinga- February 11, 2016
"The European travel market continues to bounce back, reaching new highs as traveler confidence returns," says Phocuswright's senior director, research, Charuta Fadnis. "Online adoption is growing and a large part of the growth is projected to come ...

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Hotel News Now

Technology Pulse: A roundup of digital news
Hotel News Now- February 10, 2016
Germany is the powerhouse market for travel in Europe, but it still is below average on the continent in terms of online bookings, according to a recent Phocuswright report titled “German online travel overview 11th edition.” The report states that 87 ...


Travel Weekly

Ghosts of card mills
Travel Weekly- February 10, 2016
Phocuswright's Douglas Quinby said, "The reason why this model can't work in travel is because successful MLMs have a differentiated or exclusive product. But that doesn't exist in travel. The agency doesn't have access to a differentiated product, and ...

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As France's travel market bounces back, online competition heats up.
4Hoteliers- February 09, 2016
A new report from travel industry research authority Phocuswright, explores France's travel market dynamics, and contains detailed information on all segments in the region. With a recovering economy and strong inbound visitation, the French travel ...


5 Things You Need To Know About Millennials And Travel
MediaPost Communications- February 08, 2016
According to a report by travel industry research firm Phocuswright, 66% of Millennials surveyed said travel is a “very important part” of their lives. Further, Boston Consulting Group found that compared to Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, Millennials are ...


Travel Weekly

Report: Airbnb rentals now 9% of room inventory in major cities
Travel Weekly- February 08, 2016
That's about 1.6% of the $150 billion U.S. hotels generated last year, according to research firm Phocuswright, and puts Airbnb's annualized, and rapidly growing, revenue at about half of Hyatt Hotels' and more than double Choice Hotels International's.


What's alternative is becoming the new normal
Hotel News Now- February 05, 2016
The percentage of U.S. travelers who stayed in a private accommodation on a leisure trip rose from 1 in 10 in 2011 to 1 in 4 by 2014, according to Douglas Quinby, VP of research for Phocuswright. He also said one of the fastest growing age groups for ...


Skift

Skift Travel Megatrend for 2016: Online Booking Sites' New Rivals Are Former Friends
Skift- February 05, 2016
... online travel agencies and hotel websites, online travel agencies commanded 41 percent, 69 percent and 64 percent of the hotel gross bookings in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific in 2014, respectively, according to “The Phocuswright Yearbook 2014 ...
TripAdvisor launches hotel booking facility in IndiaLivemint

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Travel Market Report

Revived Cruise Industry Is 'Cozying Back Up' to Agents
Travel Market Report- February 03, 2016
A resurgent cruise industry is “cozying back up” to traditional travel agents, looking to them as allies in its hunt for higher-revenue passengers, says Phocuswright's new U.S. Online Travel Overview Report. “Cruise lines are playing nicer with agents ...


Expedia Tops Online Travel Agencies
Barron's- February 02, 2016
ETravel may no longer be a 15%-20% grower with penetration now approaching 40%, but we do still see double-digit underlying growth, long-tail share accruing to leaders and argue that generally accepted stats from Phocuswright may understate the size of ...


Phocuswright: Agents' share of bookings held steady in 2015
Travel Weekly- February 01, 2016
After almost 20 years of losing market share to OTAs and suppliers' direct-booking websites, recent research by Phocuswright suggests that the traditional travel agent's share of bookings has leveled off as the agent role has evolved into a more expert ...


CNBC

Airlines to test flier loyalty with perk changes
CNBC- January 18, 2016
As airlines move to make changes to their frequent flyer programs, data from research firm Phocuswright suggests the impact on travelers is likely to be muted. While nearly a third of U.S. flyers are "mid-tier" loyalty members, only 4 percent say they ...

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U.S. travel market grew 5% in 2015: Phocuswright
Travel Weekly- January 16, 2016
Last year was the fourth straight for growth in the U.S. travel market, according to Phocuswright's U.S. Online Travel Overview Report. The report states the market grew 5% to a total of $341 billion, and it predicts U.S. travel revenue will reach $381 ...


Travel Daily News International

Gillian Huntoon Joins Phocuswright Research Team
Travel Daily News International- January 14, 2016
NEW YORK – Phocuswright announced its recent hire of Gillian Huntoon, who joins the team of travel industry experts as project manager. With over 17 years of experience in travel technology, Gillian takes the lead in building data-driven products that ...


Peter Greenberg.com Travel News

Radio Guest List–Phocuswright Conference, Hollywood, Florida–December 12, 2015
Peter Greenberg.com Travel News- December 11, 2015
This week's broadcast of the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show comes from the Phocuswright Conference 2015 in Hollywood, Florida. The Phocuswright Conference has built a travel symposium consisting of over 1500 attendees from all over the globe ...


Phocuswright 2015: Google shows off new destination experience but denies OTA intention
Travolution- November 20, 2015
Google insisted it has no intentions of becoming an OTA as it showcased a new destination mobile interface that will take it another step closer to owning the entire customer journey. Oliver Heckmann, the search engine's vice-president of travel, said ...

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Winners at Phocuswright's Travel Innovation Summit
Web In Travel- November 20, 2015
Phocuswright said that each year, innovative companies were selected to demonstrate groundbreaking applications and solutions that are set to change the travel industry. The winners represent the best of this elite group. “Travel startups and legacy ...


Phocuswright Announces the Next Generation of Groundbreaking Travel Innovators
Marketwired (press release)- November 19, 2015
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2015) - Travel industry research authority Phocuswright has announced the award winners of The Travel Innovation Summit, held on Nov. 17 and 18, during The Phocuswright Conference currently underway in ...
My Take on Phocuswright's BattlegroundWeb In Travel

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Switchfly's Grace Reyes Named One of Phocuswright's 35 Under 35
Business Wire (press release)- November 16, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phocuswright – Switchfly, a global technology company that powers travel commerce, loyalty program engagement and ancillary merchandising solutions for the world's most celebrated airlines, hotels, online travel ...


Tavisca Solutions to Exhibit at the PhoCusWright Conference, USA - November, 2015
PR Newswire (press release)- November 06, 2015
Last year, tavisca's off-the-shelf product, clarifi - futuristic software that would solve all the content nightmares and challenges of the hotel content distribution process - was chosen among the top 32 innovators by Phocuswright's expert analyst ...

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