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.

Want to Live With ABC's Modern Family for a Few Days? You're Not Alone
SYS-CON Media (press release) July 23, 2014
Homestay.com, named one of Europe's top three travel innovators by PhoCusWright, is a Dublin-based firm pioneering new ways to enjoy experiential accommodation choices through a "hosted travel experience" homestay model. Homestay.com is a limited ...

How to prepare your business to meet traveler trends in 2020
Tnooz July 23, 2014
As a result, travel agencies and tour operators need to become more nimble and knowledgeable to continue to meet the needs of future customers. The higher-spending, experiential traveler will have access to information and technology – and they will ...

Orbitz buffs up its low-cost travel website
Chicago Tribune July 23, 2014
"It's a known brand that they have let slip (as they) paid more attention to the Orbitz brand," said Maggie Rauch, a research analyst with travel market research company PhoCusWright. "It's a brand that's not very prominent in the marketplace right now.".

Ranking of US destination underscores intense competition for thriving tourism
Tnooz July 22, 2014
Tourism in the United States is on track for another banner year, with over 15 million arrivals in the first quarter alone. This record tourism has created intense competition among American destinations, each vying for a piece of the growing pie. The ...

Tying up the loose ends in tours and activities
Tnooz July 22, 2014
The market has a number of relatively small providers and quite low online penetration at the moment (23% – compared to 47% for air tickets, 29% for hotels and 33% in car rental according to PhocusWright). The market is difficult to structure because ...

STB & Web In Travel conduct maiden India Travel Executive Forum in Bengaluru
TravelBizMonitor July 22, 2014
PhoCusWright, a WIT sister company, presented latest findings on the India travel market. “The entrepreneurial and innovative spirit is strong here in India. This rings true in the travel space, where increasing digitisation is disrupting the travel ...

Game Site Gree Seeks Growth Through Hotel Bookings
Wall Street Journal July 22, 2014
s Jalan site currently control about 60% of hotel bookings made via online travel agents, according to market research firm PhoCusWright Japan. Earlier this month, Gree invested $4.5 million in Hong Kong-based HotelQuickly, a mobile app that offers ...

STB and WIT held a successful India Travel Executive Forum in Bangalore
TravelWeekly Asia July 17, 2014
Also present at the event was PhoCusWright, a WIT sister company under the Northstar Travel Media umbrella, which presented their latest findings on the India travel market. “The entrepreneurial and innovative spirit is strong here in India. This rings ...

ANALYSIS: IT Trends survey highlights IROPS focus
Flightglobal July 16, 2014
Norm Rose of PhoCusWright argues that airlines should consider a more customer-focused approach to managing delays, cancellations and missed connections in Passengers first: re-thinking irregular operations – a study commissioned by Amadeus and ...

Mobiles improve industry's 'app'titude
Travel Trends Today July 14, 2014
A study from PhoCusWright research suggests that mobile will be the fastest-growing travel distribution channel in India between 2012 and 2015. “Mobile travel gross bookings will surge an astounding 1,026 per cent between 2012 and 2015 – reaching ...

Private Accommodation & the Rise of the New Gen Renter
Marketwired (press release) July 10, 2014
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 10, 2014) - Renting a home, condo, apartment, villa, cottage -- or for that matter, a castle -- is nothing new in the travel industry. In 2008, travel industry research authority PhoCusWright identified a segment of the ...

PhoCusWright announces the 2014 Travel Innovation Summit Scholarship ...
Travel Daily News International July 08, 2014
NEW YORK – Travel industry research authority PhoCusWright Inc. has announced the scholarship winners of The Travel Innovation Summit, held on the first day of The PhoCusWright Conference, November 11-13, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Each year ...

PhoCusWright: российский онлайн тревел-рынок находится на подъеме
Buying Business Travel Russia July 04, 2014
Таковы результаты доклада Eastern European Spotlight: Russia's Online Market Springs to Life, подготовленного американской консалтинговой компанией PhoCusWright. На протяжении последних лет он активно развивался и в настоящее время ...

The Rise of Mobile Ad Spending -- New PhoCusWright Research and Analysis
Marketwired (press release) July 03, 2014
According to a new report by travel industry research authority PhoCusWright, "The U.S. Travel Advertising Marketplace: Industry Sizing and Trends 2015" (www.phocuswright.com/products/4441), desktop search is still the number one online ad spend ...

News Briefs Week of June 23 2014
Travel Weekly June 26, 2014
Travel research firm PhoCusWright and Chinese publisher and event organizer TravelDaily agreed to cooperate on their upcoming conferences. PhoCusWright and TravelDaily will co-host the 2014 TravelDaily Conference, Sept. 3 and 4 in Shanghai, and ...

Defying Economic Uncertainty, Russia's Online Travel Market Marches Ahead
Hospitality Net June 26, 2014
Yet according to a new report by travel industry research authority PhoCusWright, Eastern European Spotlight: Russia's Online Market Springs to Life, this upheaval has had little or no impact on the country's travel industry – at least not yet. And ...