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.

Startup pitch: Australia's Tripbooka aims to link agents with travellers
Tnooz October 21, 2014
Tripbooka has also been selected to pitch at Traveltechs Conference in Sydney, WIT2014 in Singapore and finishing at PhoCusWright Summit in LA next month, where Tripbooka is one of the 32 Innovators presenting on stage. As to the public, not only is ...

'We expect India to play a big role in driving the world travel industry ...
TravelBizMonitor October 21, 2014
A. According to industry research authority, PhoCusWright, Asia Pacific has become the world's largest travel market and was expected to reach USD 351.9 billion by end of 2013. India, one of the emerging economic powerhouses, is one of the driving ...

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
SEATTLE -- Oct. 14, 2014 -- PRZen -- Utrip, a free travel planning platform that uses artificial intelligence to create personalized itineraries in minutes, announced today that it has been selected as a global innovator for the Travel Innovation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Research Shows That Tourism Businesses Lack Technology, But Not Any More
PR Newswire (press release) October 02, 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 ...

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
Forbes 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 ...