Peter O'Connor

Senior Market Analyst, EuropeParis France

Dr. O'Connor is co-author of Phocuswright's European Online Travel Overview. He is also professor of information systems at Essec Business School France where he serves as academic director of Institute de Management Hotelier International (IMHI), Europe's leading M.B.A. program in international hospitality management. Peter's research, teaching and consulting interests focus on distribution, e-commerce and electronic marketing in hospitality and tourism. He has authored two leading textbooks: Using Computers in Hospitality (Cassell, U.K.) and Electronic Information Distribution in Hospitality and Tourism Industries (CABI, U.K.) as well as countless articles in both the academic and trade press.

 Areas of Research
Peter's understanding of the European hospitality industry and technology place him in a prime position to analyze the U.K. and France markets for Phocuswright. His writings on travel innovation are insightful and highly regarded within the industry.