PhoCusWright In the News

PhoCusWright is one of the most quoted travel industry research firms in the world. Below is a sampling of press mentions.

Mobile Travel booking grows
FTNnews.com January 25, 2015
According to a recent survey by Phocuswright, one third of U.S. leisure travelers used their smartphone to research where to go for an upcoming vacation in 2014. The growth in mobile travel shopping has been extremely impressive, up from 26% the prior ...

Mobile travel shopping hits tipping point – but PC still dominates booking.
4Hoteliers January 22, 2015
According to a new report from travel industry research authority Phocuswright, the growth in mobile travel shopping has been extremely impressive, up from 26% the prior year. While consumers might be breaking out their devices to research and plan ...

Phocuswright@ITB: Innovation meets the future
Travel Daily News International January 21, 2015
The brief discussion rounds, interviews and research overviews being held at Phocuswright@ITB will make this event an informative afternoon for visitors. At three executive roundtables senior executives from around the world will be discussing the ...

Will European Terrorism Skew Previous 2015 Travel Predictions?
Huffington Post January 20, 2015
A new year brings predictions by travel experts based on last year's stats. But how much will the January terrorist incidents in Paris, the unresolved air crashes in Southeast Asia, and other health and safety issues at home and abroad influence these ...

Innovation trifft auf der ITB Zukunft
eTurboNews January 20, 2015
Die Zukunft des Reisemarktes neu definieren: Bei Phocuswright@ITB treffen sich wieder außergewöhnliche Persönlichkeiten aus Reise, Tourismus und Hotellerie, um zum diesjährigen Thema „Disruption's Curve“ Ideen und innovative Lösungsvorschläge ...

Your trip, neatly organized by a travel agent
Minneapolis Star Tribune January 16, 2015
Travel agency bookings now account for a third of the $284 billion U.S. travel market, according to travel research firm PhoCusWright. The trend is predicted to continue, fueled in part by millennials. Twenty-eight percent of people 33 and under used ...

Canada's travel industry fails to keep pace as travelers' mobile expectations ...
4Hoteliers 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 ...

Phocuswright Inc.: Canada's Travel Industry Fails to Keep Pace as Travelers ...
Marketwired (press release) 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 ...

Europe's Online Travel Market to Grow 7% in 2015
Travel Wires (blog) January 11, 2015
A recent study by travel industry provider Phocuswright reveals that European online travel bookings will grow at a steady pace in 2015, despite the continent's economic struggles and geopolitical turbulence. Despite the latest setback regarding Europe ...

New Phocuswright Research Shows OTA Hotel Play Pays Off: Double-Digit ...
Marketwired (press release) December 11, 2014
According to an upcoming report from travel industry research authority Phocuswright, OTA hotel bookings are projected to grow 15% in 2014, outpacing hotel website gains for the third consecutive year. OTAs' share of the online hotel market will ...

New Phocuswright Research Reveals Mexico Poised to Become Latin America's ...
Marketwired (press release) December 04, 2014
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2014) - With relatively low online travel penetration and a population of more than 120 million, Mexico is a market of great untapped promise. According to a new Phocuswright report (phocuswright.com/products/4443), ...

Phocuswright: Mobile is key battleground, but it's not all about apps
Travolution November 19, 2014
Mobile is now firmly established as the key battleground as the world's biggest online travel firms fight for dominance. At last week's Phocuswright conference in Los Angeles, global giants Booking.com, TripAdvisor, Expedia and Kayak all highlighted ...

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 ...

Companies tout dynamic-pricing tools at PhoCusWright Conference
Travel Weekly November 12, 2014
PhoCusWright conference panel Dynamic-pricing capabilities for hotel rooms, airplane tickets and restaurant reservations appeared to be a recurring theme during the first morning of the three-day Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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 ...