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Ayres Hotels Selects Groupize Next Generation Group Management Technology ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)- March 26, 2015
... the process for occasional and professional planners. Groupize Solutions is the proud winner of the 2013 PhoCusWright Award for most Innovative Travel Technology Company (Emerging Category). To learn more visit http://www.groupizesolutions.com.

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Le blog du etourisme (Blog)

Synthèse 2014 du etourisme par PhoCusWright
Le blog du etourisme (Blog)- March 26, 2015
Personnellement je trouve que le cabinet d'études PhoCusWright propose des études d'excellente qualité dans le domaine du etourisme. Elles ne sont pas par contre forcément bon marché… Cela tombe bien, car en ce moment, PhoCusWright offre 2 études ...

Daily News & Analysis

MTDC rejigs website, to go travel portal way
Daily News & Analysis- March 25, 2015
According to PhoCusWright, a global travel market research firm, almost half of the online air and hotel bookings are transacted by online travel agencies (OTAs). MakeMyTrip, Goibibo, Expedia, Travelxp, Yatra, etc. are some of the important players ...


Phocuswright: receita do turismo é de US$1,3 trilhão
PanHotéis- March 24, 2015
O presidente da Phocuswright, Tony D´Astolfo, participa neste momento no Fórum PANROTAS, com a apresentação de uma pesquisa sobre o mercado mundial de turismo. Segundo D´Astolfo, a receita gerada no mundo em 2014 foi de US$ 1,3 trilhão.

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Fix This One Thing To Attract More Repeat Guests
MediaPost Communications- March 23, 2015
A 2012 study from Phocuswright regarding Trip Advisor shows, "Travelers say that an appropriate response from hotel management is more likely to make them book (57%), improves their overall impression (84%) and makes them feel the hotel cares (78%).

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New Expedia travel agency franchise now open
Nooga.com- March 23, 2015
And travel agencies account for a third of the United States travel market, Expedia officials said, citing travel market research company Phocuswright. The bureau's report cited the ability of travelers to use the Internet to research and book trips as ...


The Last Shangri-La
TravelPulse- March 23, 2015
According to astrologers the Chinese Year of the Goat requires creative approaches to doing business, and the marketing mavens at PhoCusWright heartily agree. Instead of reading tea leaves, they surveyed the attitudes of 17,126 U.S. adults who traveled ...

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Midrange Travel Choices Expanding in Asia
New York Times- March 20, 2015
Asia's midrange travel industry is in the midst of a “dramatic transformation,” said Douglas Quinby, vice president of research for PhoCusWright, a travel industry consulting company. “It's still a very early market, very young.” Helping to fuel the ...


Travel booking sites must pay Hawaii millions in back taxes
Mashable- March 18, 2015
According to PhoCusWright, a travel market research company, Expedia booked about 54% of U.S. hotel rooms in 2014. Expedia did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments.
Hawaii Hits OTAs with Multi-Million-Dollar Tax BillTravelPulse

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Mundo digital será tema de palestra da Phocuswright
PANROTAS- March 17, 2015
O presidente da Phocuswright, Tony D'Astolfo, virá pela primeira vez ao Fórum PANROTAS e fará uma apresentação na manhã do primeiro dia, 24, terça-feira, sobre o mundo digital de viagens. As tendências mais críticas que estão transformando o ...

Why It's Time to Book Travel Directly Again With Hotels, Airlines
MainStreet- March 12, 2015
According to researchers PhoCusWright, 37% of airline seats were bought at OTAs in in 2011. Two years later, that number was 32%. Experts say they expect further declines. What about car rentals? Call this the odd man out better booked via an OTA, says ...

Expedia Seeks Latin American Dominance: Strengthens Partnership With ...
Forbes- March 12, 2015
Expedia might own up to 75% of the U.S. online travel market as a result of its Orbitz acquisition, according to the 2013 market shares provided by PhoCusWright. However, online travel agencies (OTAs) together account for 16% of total gross travel ...


Travel innovation in context - a recap and preview
Tnooz- March 11, 2015
Since 2008, Phocuswright's Travel Innovation Summit (TIS) has provided a platform for industry visionaries to promote their ideas globally, gaining new partners, customers and suppliers in the process. And they've received monetary support – to date ...

The Economist (blog)

Travel technology
The Economist (blog)- March 05, 2015
A report by PhocusWright, a market-research firm, found that in 2014 9% of American travellers already owned such a device—more often than not a smart watch. This could increase, they estimate, to as much as 20% by the end of 2015. That is important ...

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ITB 2015: Travel apps fail to grab mobile users, research finds
Travolution- March 05, 2015
Travel consumers show little interest in using mobile apps despite the surge in mobile travel search, according to latest research. Online travel market research firm Phocuswright declared the use of apps by European travellers as "light" following a ...

Phocuswright Research Finds Europe's Private Accommodations Present a Big ...
Marketwired (press release)- February 19, 2015
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) - The private accommodation market in Europe is significantly larger than in the U.S. According to a new report by travel industry research authority Phocuswright, more than twice as many British, French and ...

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Phocuswright Inc.: Canada's Travel Industry Fails to Keep Pace as Travelers ...
Yahoo Finance UK- January 15, 2015
According to Canadian Online Travel Overview Third Edition: 2012-2016, a new publication by travel industry research authority Phocuswright, gross bookings via mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) remain well below that of the U.S., Europe and even ...

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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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OTAs, more than a distribution channel for hotels? | Free PhoCusWright ...
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 ...

PhoCusWright Conference 2014 – Los Angeles
Tnooz- August 13, 2014
Over 1,500 of the travel industry's most influential leaders from around the world attend The PhoCusWright Conference – the most visionary thinkers and innovators with the “Next Big Idea” among them. Further details: Registration · Agenda · Logistics ...

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