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.

Analysis: Sharing economy and business travel
Buying Business Travel October 20, 2014
Interestingly, Google's global travel manager, Michael Tangney, who is famed for developing an open booking policy for employees, said that Google staff had spent a total of US$2 million with Airbnb in the past year, during a Phocuswright conference in ...

Phillip Tau Named One of PhoCusWright's 35 Under 35 in Travel
PR Web (press release) October 19, 2014
Cornerstone Information Systems, one of the world's largest privately owned travel technology companies, announced today that Phillip Tau, Business Development, was selected as one of PhoCusWright's 35 Under 35 in the PhoCusWright Young Leaders ...

Utrip Selected for PhoCusWright's 2014 Travel Innovation Summit
DigitalJournal.com October 14, 2014
Utrip also announced that CEO Gilad Berenstein has been selected for the Young Leaders Summit @ The PhoCusWright Conference. Participants selected represent an elite group of rising stars in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

Phocuswright promove webinar gratuito sobre millenials
Panrotas - Portal de Turismo October 13, 2014
A Phocuswright oferece gratuitamente no próximo dia 21 um curso gratuito sobre a revolução que o turismo tem passado em termos de tecnologia. Dentre os tópicos abordados estarão o comportamento da nova geração de viajantes (os millenials) e seu ...

Tourism businesses lack technology, but not any more
Travel Daily News International October 09, 2014
In 2011 PhoCusWright, the leading travel industry research firm, released a study that showed that a mere 14% of in-destination tour and activity providers use an electronic reservation system. Despite a two year time span, that number had changed very ...

Are Global Travel Organizations Undervaluing Regional Social Media?
Marketwired (press release) October 09, 2014
PhoCusWright's The State of Social Media in Travel, focuses on the role and implications of social media across all sectors of the global travel industry. Based on extensive consumer research and a global industry survey of nearly 600 travel companies ...

Four years in, assessing Google Flight Search
Chicago Tribune October 07, 2014
Four online agencies — Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline (which owns Kayak.com) and Travelocity — have a virtual lock on the American online travel industry, with a 95 percent market share, according to analysis by PhoCusWright. "I don't think that Fare ...

Presidente do AlugueTemporada ganha premiação da PhoCusWright
Mercado & Eventos October 06, 2014
Nicholas Spitzman, presidente do site AlugueTemporada do grupo HomeAway, conquistou o prêmio Young Leaders (Jovem Líder), concedido pela PhoCusWright, empresa conceituada de pesquisas do setor de Turismo e Viagens. A premiação será ...

Mapie Consultoria agora também é Phocuswright no Brasil
PanHotéis Hotelaria e Gastronomia Profissional October 06, 2014
Consultoria especializada no mercado hoteleiro, a curitibana Mapie passa a ser, também, Phocuswright no Brasil e no Chile. A primeira conversa ocorreu no Fórum PANROTAS, em abril, após palestra do fundador da empresa norte-americana, Philip Wolf, ...

Cloud-hosted SaaS Helps Operators Manage Availability and Capture Customer ...
Hospitality Technology October 06, 2014
In 2011 PhoCusWright released a study that showed that a mere 14% of in-destination tour and activity providers use an electronic reservation system. Despite a two year time span, that number had changed very little when PhoCusWright did a follow up ...

Google Flight Search, four years in: Not the competition-killer critics feared
Washington Post October 02, 2014
When David Sun needs a cheap ticket, he Googles it. When James Pillow wants to fly somewhere, he doesn't. Googling, in both cases, refers to Google's Flight Search tool (google.com/flights), which is the result of the Internet behemoth's controversial ...

Luke Crawford, Founder, Tripbooka
Travel Trends October 02, 2014
Most recently not only was Tripbooka.com.au selected as an Innovator at this year's PhoCusWright conference, Crawford was selected as one of PhoCusWright's 35 Under 35 in the PhoCusWright Young Leaders Summit. The Young Leaders Summit ...

6 Reasons You Need A Travel Agent
Forbes September 30, 2014
The PhoCusWright.com study found that consumers who use travel agents tend to be older (two-thirds are 45 and over and nearly a third of agented bookings come from people over 60). These individuals also tend to spend more, and to book more complex ...

When will corporate travel come back?
Indianapolis Business Journal September 27, 2014
Six years have passed since insurance giant American International Group shocked the nation by spending $440,000 on a corporate retreat just days after being rescued by an $85 billion federal bailout, but the hospitality industry has yet to overcome ...

Google and BuzzFeed reps to speak at WTM tech show
Travel Weekly September 24, 2014
The World Travel Market's (WTM) second annual Travel Tech Show has sold 20% more floor space than last year's event and will feature speakers from BuzzFeed, Google, Twitter, PhoCusWright and Yahoo, among others. WTM London, being held this year ...

Expedia Adds HomeAway's Vacation Rentals To Its Product Portfolio
NASDAQ September 23, 2014
According to a study by PhoCusWright, the market for vacation rentals in the U.S. stood at $23 billion in 2012, lower than its levels prior to the recession. However, the share of online sales in vacation rentals doubled from 12% in 2007 to 24% in 2012 ...