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AccorHotels joins buoyant youth hostels market
Reuters- September 27, 2016
According to travel industry research firm Phocuswright, there are 18,000 hostels worldwide, a market worth 5.2 billion euros in 2014, which could grow to 7 billion euros by 2020 driven by an annual growth of 7-8 percent, Le Figaro daily said. France ...

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New Good Travels Advisor Certification Helps Travelers Give and Volunteer Better
PR Newswire (press release)- September 26, 2016
Demand for meaningful and authentic travel experiences is exploding, and the value of giving and volunteering was illuminated in the 2015 Good Travels research conducted with Phocuswright. The study found that 55% of travelers gave back in some way in ...

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Travel Weekly

Facebook Messenger payments offer new transaction platform
Travel Weekly- September 26, 2016
“There's a lot of enthusiasm, a lot of excitement, around using messaging as an interface to facilitate shopping and purchasing and to make it a bit more personalized and conversational,” said Douglas Quinby, vice president of research at Phocuswright.

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The Economist (blog)

Better PC than smart
The Economist (blog)- September 20, 2016
And this year, China is set to become the first country in which the majority of travel booked online will be through a mobile phone, rather than desktop computers and the like, reckons PhocusWright, another research outfit. That compares with just 26 ...
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Google Trips - Android Apps on Google PlayGoogle Play
Official Google Blog: See more, plan less – try Google TripsOfficial Google Blog

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Trump's New DC Hotel Opens, at Over $500 per Night
NBCNews.com- September 12, 2016
... "but generally speaking hotel selection comes down to price and location within the acceptable service bracket for the consumer," said Douglas Quimby, Vice President, Research for travel, tourism and hospitality market researcher, Phocuswright ...
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The Inquisitr

Capital One Partners With Popular Travel App HotelTonight
The Inquisitr- September 08, 2016
The younger crowd prefers to interact digitally when making travel arrangements, and a Phocuswright whitepaper finds that smartphone users go on trips more frequently than PC or laptop users. Finally, last-minute trips are on the rise, with 73 percent ...

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TTG Asia

Indonesian OTAs ride on wave of mobile adopters
TTG Asia- September 08, 2016
Speaking at PATA Travel Innovation Forum yesterday, Chetan Kapoor, research analyst, Asia-Pacific at Phocuswright, shared: “Next year we estimate that Indonesia will account for one-third of the South-east Asian travel market, with online accounting ...

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Nation News

TOURISM MATTERS: Changing face of the industry
Nation News- September 05, 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 ...

Travel Weekly

Expedia-Red Lion partnership touted as 'win-win' scenario
Travel Weekly- August 31, 2016
Maggie Rauch, senior research analyst at Phocuswright, agreed, asserting that it's harder for a smaller chain such as Red Lion to attract bookings, so the partnership would likely be a boon. “As consumers shift and travelers shift to purchasing on ...

Travel Weekly

Peer-to-peer: Youth drive growth of use of services like Uber, Airbnb
Travel Weekly- August 29, 2016
The percentage of internet-using U.S. travelers who said they typically used a home-rental website when shopping for their next trip was 18% last year, Phocuswright said in a report released earlier this month. While that figure is less than a third of ...
Commentary: Tourism Matters: The possibilities are endlessCaribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

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Airbnb on pace to become world's 4th largest online travel company
Travel Weekly- August 16, 2016
After this year, Phocuswright expects that Airbnb will trail only Expedia Inc., Priceline Group and China-based Ctrip in annual gross bookings among online travel intermediaries. Expedia and Priceline generated $61 billion and $56 billion, respectively ...

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… BeMyGuest partners with Yatra to tap Indian outbound market

Hospitality Net

M-Commerce, youth feed China's outbound travel boom - PhocusWright Report
Hospitality Net- May 03, 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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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 ...

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 ...


More than half of Indian leisure travelers search and shop online
Tnooz- January 27, 2016
NB This is a viewpoint by Chetan Kapoor, research analyst covering Asia for Phocuswright Inc. Travelers initially lured online by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation's (IRCTC) electronic ticketing have grown confident with online shopping, ...

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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 ...

Gillian Huntoon has joined as Project Manager
Hospitality Net- January 12, 2016
Phocuswright is pleased to announce 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 ...

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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