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Automation vs. Immigration: Google Self-Driving Cars Face Competition in Concept
VDARE.com- August 29, 2016
“I see a lot of parallels,” said Douglas Quinby, vice president of research at travel industry research firm Phocuswright. “His job was to basically commercialize Airbnb for the vacation-rental world. Airbnb is a company that is very disruptive. He's ...
Google hires Airbnb exec to commercialize self-driving carsReuters

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Commentary: Tourism Matters: The possibilities are endless
Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)- August 29, 2016
According to the travel industry research firm, Phocuswright, the San Francisco based home sharing platform, Airbnb will become the fourth largest online travel company in the world by the end of this year. They will trail only after Expedia, Priceline ...

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Chinese tourists are travelling on impulse – to Malaysia!
Star2.com- August 25, 2016
The findings from China Unbounded: The Rapid Rise of China's Outbound Millions – a Phocuswright study sponsored in part by TripAdvisor – provide insights into the behaviour, spending patterns, and preferences of more than 3,000 outbound Chinese ...


Employers Are Pulling a Fast One on You by Offering 'Unlimited' Vacation Time
Thrillist- August 25, 2016
The 2016 US Consumer Travel Report by travel research firm Phocuswright found that 82 percent of Americans under 34 take a leisure trip in a given year, making them the most-traveled demographic (well surpassing even Americans of retirement age).

Travel Market Report

Tourism Cares Launches Training In Philanthropic Travel
Travel Market Report- August 23, 2016
Rea told TMR that aid the idea for the program came last year, following a PhocusWright research report into the interest of Millennials and affluent travelers in philanthropic tourism; the launch of Carnival's Fathom brand; and his own research into ...


How HotelTonight Went From Burning Millions to Planning an IPO
Bloomberg- August 23, 2016
"It would be a very small play," says Douglas Quinby, of travel market research firm Phocuswright. Industry behemoths Expedia, Inc. and Priceline Group Inc. each command more than $55 billion in gross bookings a year; analysts estimate China's Ctrip ...

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Fox News

Are travelers losing the hotel booking wars?
Fox News- August 22, 2016
“You have to understand that the OTAs haven't been coy about it or hidden the fact that they've been retaliating,” said Stein, who appeared last May alongside a managing director from Booking.com on a panel at Phocuswright Europe, a major travel ...

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Airbnb Is on Its Way to Becoming One of the World's Largest Travel Companies
Travel+Leisure- August 20, 2016
Airbnb is quickly becoming a crucial company within the travel sector and may even become the fourth largest online travel company by the end of this year, according to research firm Phocuswright. Looking at news and reports on the company's business ...

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Airbnb on pace to become world's 4th largest online travel company
Travel Weekly- August 16, 2016
Closely held Airbnb, which doesn't disclose bookings or revenue figures, likely generated about $7.5 billion in gross bookings in 2015, and is likely to surpass the annual bookings of European OTA eDreams Odigeo this year, Phocuswright said. eDreams ...


Donews- August 15, 2016
在庞大的出境游市场,中国领先的在线旅游网站携程,又一次获得了权威机构的认可。 近日,据媒体报道,PhoCusWright发布中国出境游研究报告称,携程是出境旅游客进行在线预订的“首选网站”。紧随携程其后的,是去哪儿网、同 ...

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Wall Street Journal

Where We Spend Is Upending Traditional Retail
Wall Street Journal- August 12, 2016
“Overall leisure demand is very strong, but business travel demand is slackening,” said Douglas Quinby, vice president at Phocuswright, a research firm. He said that shift is driving strong passenger volumes for U.S. airlines and demand for vacation ...

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Wall Street Journal

Priceline's Lesson for Uber: Be Patient in China
Wall Street Journal- August 02, 2016
Maggie Rauch, an analyst at travel research firm Phocuswright, said the wait-and-see approach proved wiser than the way other web companies, including Uber, tried to attack the market. “Caution has definitely been Priceline's approach,” Ms. Rauch said.
In Deal With Didi, Uber Frees Itself to Expand in Other MarketsBloomberg

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The Phocuswright Conference 2016
Web In Travel- July 27, 2016
EVENTS ON THE RADAR. WIT 2016 Conference. 17-19 Oct 2016; Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The Phocuswright Conference 2016. 14-17 Nov 2016. Images. A FEW GOOD READS… Out of Expedia into Zuzu, a virtual brand and partner for budget hotels

Phocuswright Europe Conference 2016 – Dublin
Tnooz- May 02, 2016
Phocuswright Europe takes place from Tuesday 10 to Thursday 12 May 2016. One of the many excellent keynoters will be Oliver Heckmann, VP, Travel and Shopping, Google — with talk-backers Kevin May, Senior Editor, Tnooz, and Tahnee Perry, Vice ...

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M-Commerce, youth feed China's outbound travel boom - PhocusWright Report
Hospitality Net- April 30, 2016
If recent adverse economic events have Mainland households protecting their savings, overseas travel does not seem to be the first budget item to be trimmed, according to a new report from travel industry research authority, Phocuswright. Chinese ...

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Irish Times

Phocuswright travel conference tackles pace of change
Irish Times- March 26, 2016
Ryanair's Kenny Jacobs, Hostelworld's Feargal Mooney and TripAdvisor's Stephen Kaufer, all feature on the roster of the speakers lined up for this year's Phocuswright Europe conference in Dublin in May. This year's conference will take place at the ...

Hospitality Net

Lodging Drives Steady Growth in U.S. Travel Market - Phocuswright Research
Hospitality Net- March 18, 2016
"Strength in the lodging sector continues to benefit OTAs as travelers turn to them to sort through options and find deals in a fragmented market," says Phocuswright's senior research analyst, Maggie Rauch. "The health of the lodging sector is also ...
Lodging Drives Steady Growth in U.S. Travel MarketMarketwired (press release)

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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 ...

Travel Weekly

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 ...

My Take on Phocuswright's Battleground
Web In Travel- November 19, 2015
For eight years Phocuswright's Travel Innovation Summit has assembled travel startups and more established companies to present their innovations to the industry and compete on stage at The Phocuswright Conference. This year, we launched The ...

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