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French venture capitalists scour America for the 'Google of food'
SFGate- July 31, 2015
The 27 finalists selected from the nine competitions all have a chance for more exposure during two big international food and travel industry conventions this year, Bon Appétech in San Francisco and Phocuswright in Florida. The funding and exposure ...

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Tech Times

Expedia Sets Sights on Growth Abroad as Profit Tops Expectations
Wall Street Journal- July 30, 2015
Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi suggested the company's appetite for acquisitions could be sated for now, though he also stressed the need for a bigger slice of a world-wide travel market worth $1.3 trillion, according to research firm Phocuswright.
Expedia Q2 2015 Earnings Preview: Domestic Growth Might Continue, While ...Trefis

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CKGSB Knowledge

Ctrip Goes on a Round the World Trip
CKGSB Knowledge- July 29, 2015
Charlie Li, China expert analyst of travel research company Phocuswright, says such adoption has beaten expectations. “The travelers are actually shifting to the mobile side very quickly… much more quickly than what most of the industry experts ...

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TripAdvisor Nests in China.
4Hoteliers- July 28, 2015
However, a study in November 2012 conducted by travel research company, PhoCusWright, commissioned by TripAdvisor found that 98 percent of respondents polled said they found TripAdvisor hotel reviews to be accurate of the actual experience.

Online channels accounted for 39 per cent of travel bookings in 2014: Phocuswright
Economic Times- July 27, 2015
MUMBAI: Online travel bookings continue to witness double-digit growth despite low internet and credit card penetration, says a report by travel market research firm Phocuswright. According to the report, online channels accounted for nearly 39 per ...
India online travel overview: Lodging and mobile elevate the market.4Hoteliers

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Travel Weekly

Can Google booking save Expedia-Orbitz?
Travel Weekly- July 27, 2015
At stake is a U.S. online travel market that will account for 45% of domestic travel spending this year and is estimated to surge 37% between 2012 and 2016, to $166.2 billion, according to travel research firm Phocuswright. So far, OTAs account for ...

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Silicon Valley of India presents best at upcoming travel mart
eTurboNews- July 26, 2015
Another highlight of the mart will be the Travel Technology Forum, in partnership with PhocusWright, which will allow mart delegates to further expand their knowledge on the state-of-technology startups, the latest travel innovations, and gain updates ...

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How Can Businesses Benefit from Consumer Review Websites
CCM- July 23, 2015
A study conducted by PhocusWright on the behalf of TripAdvisor the online review site in 2014, showed that 53% of travelers have consulted the reviews before making a reservation for a restaurant (50%) or attraction (44%), or books a hotel (77%).

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Voice still a viable booking channel
Hotel News Now- July 23, 2015
And call center and direct-to-property channels, of which voice is a subset, accounted for 55% of hotel bookings during 2014, according to Phocuswright research. Mobile bookings made on hotel branded websites, meanwhile, accounted for only 2%.

Hotel News Now

What's holding back your mobile bookings?
Hotel News Now- July 22, 2015
“It's taken some time for the industry to provide really great, comfortable experiences when (consumers) are shopping and booking on mobile,” said Douglas Quinby, VP of research for Phocuswright. “Likewise, travelers are taking their time getting ...

Condé Nast Traveler

Why JetBlue Is About to Get Even Better
Condé Nast Traveler- July 15, 2015
Most fliers are too focused on buying cheap tickets to consider on-board internet when they book, says Douglas Quinby, vice president for research at Phocuswright, a travel market research firm. "There are just four things that are really important to ...

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Skyscanner and Yahoo Japan aim to fly higher with joint venture
Financial Times- July 14, 2015
Skyscanner said the joint venture would give it more visibility in a country which represents the world's third largest travel market and is expected to account for $71bn in travel bookings in 2015, according to travel research group Phocuswright ...

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Travel Daily News International

Phocuswright and 33entrepreneurs announce startup partnership
Travel Daily News International- July 13, 2015
NEW YORK – Travel industry research authority, Phocuswright, and 33entrepreneurs announced a joint partnership to seed 10 startups into The Travel Innovation Summit: Battleground. The Battleground, taking place November 16, 2015, during The ...

Digital Travel Sales Fly High in Brazil
eMarketer- July 10, 2015
According to December 2014 research from Criteo and PhoCusWright, more than half of leisure travelers in Brazil subscribed to email newsletters from online travel agencies (OTAs) and airlines, while 39% subscribed to emails from hotels. For their last ...

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Over half of Indian holiday travelers search and shop online: Phocuswright
Economic Times- June 12, 2015
"With so much time spent researching online, especially for holidays, travelers are increasingly getting convinced that they are also paying online," said Phocuswright's research analyst, Asia Pacific, Chetan Kapoor. "But a whole lot of them are still ...
Over half of Indian travellers look actively onlineTravel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Phocuswright Europe: Bravofly was attracted by cut price Lastminute.com
Travolution- May 13, 2015
The founder of new lastminute.com owner Bravofly Rumbo Group says he snapped up the OTA because it was going cheap. Fabio Cannavale told the Phocuswright Europe in Dublin that new functionality was being added to the OTAs app including a paid-for ...

Charles Ralston Named One of Phocuswright's 35 Under 35 in Travel
PR Newswire (press release)- April 28, 2015
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TripStreak, Inc., the personalized online travel search, announced today that Founder & CEO Charles Ralston was selected as one of Phocuswright's 35 Under 35 in the Phocuswright Young ...

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Phocuswright Europe Conference 2015 – Dublin
Tnooz- April 21, 2015
The pace of change in the travel industry is unprecedented – traveler expectations continue to rise amid new devices, new channels, an explosion of social content, and more travel options than ever before. For travel leaders to remain relevant, you ...

Phocuswright Announces the Next Generation of Groundbreaking Travel Innovators
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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OTAs, more than a distribution channel for hotels? | Free PhoCusWright Whitepaper
Hospitality Net- November 04, 2014
A new white paper by PhoCusWright, and sponsored by Expedia, paints the role of OTAs as a significant and effective marketing and distribution channel for hotels. One that specifically broadens a hotels reach in attracting new customers, including an ...

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