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The Tour Operator is Dead - Long Live the Tour Operator

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US $350 €274

Tour operators have been a key segment in the global travel industry for decades. But despite their established brand recognition and strong share of bookings in some markets, tour operators have come under waves of competitive pressure, prompting change, consolidation and closures. This Analysis examines some of the challenges tour operators face - including consumers who seek to build their own travel packages, and technologies that enable new players and business dynamics - along with the ways in which traditional vacation packagers are reinventing themselves in order to stay vital.
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Analysis | Published: May 2014
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Travel Innovation and Technology Trends: 2014 and Beyond

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US $500 €392

In 2014, travel companies hold the power to introduce the next generation of technology-based services. Big data, new distribution channels, social media, and a focus on customer service are redefining travel. Despite the excitement of so many possible directions, companies will ensure their future in the travel marketplace by addressing technology needs wisely - not just boldly adopting The Next Big Thing.
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Spotlight | Published: May 2014
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U.S. Consumer Travel Report Sixth Edition

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US $1,495 €1172

In the past three years, U.S. consumer travel has had trouble catching up with the nation's overall economic recovery. But after a long, stressful period of watching every dollar and forgoing vacation, travelers took off in 2013, finally treating themselves to the rest and relaxation they'd been craving - and providing the travel industry with a sorely needed boost. PhoCusWright's U.S. Consumer Travel Report Sixth Edition is designed to help travel companies make the most of the bright years on the horizon by offering longitudinal analysis of consumer leisure travel behavior, consumption of major travel products, and the trip planning process.
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Report | Published: May 2014
Free For: Global Subscribers

The Mobile Travel Landscape: A Multi-Region Spotlight

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US $650 €509

Travelers' expectations for mobile continue to rise worldwide, but the specific ways consumers use mobile devices for travel vary by region and market. This article examines the current state of mobile adoption and mobile travel development across three regions – Asia Pacific, Europe and the U.S. – and offers details on device usage, traveler behavior, innovation, and strategies from key travel companies in each region.
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Spotlight | Published: April 2014
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Online Travel Agencies 4Q and Full Year 2013: Global Gains as Meta, Mobile and IPOs Set the Stage for an Intense 2014

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US $450 €353

Amid change and consolidation, 2013 was a year to remember for online travel agencies (OTAs). Public OTAs delivered impressive performances, as global markets, mobile and metasearch increasingly took center stage. The big three public OTAs gained from improving market conditions in the U.S., but international online markets grew faster, benefiting both local and global players.
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Data Point | Published: April 2014
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers

When They Get There: Activities, Attractions, Events and Tours in Europe

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US $1,195 €937

The travel activities opportunity in Europe is much larger than that in the U.S., and variations between individual European markets make the region a distinctly different field of play. When They Get There (and Why They Go): Activities, Attractions, Events and Tours in Europe examines the travel activities segment in five key European markets (France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the U.K.), provides insight into the latest progress in the travel activities ecosystem, and identifies lingering barriers to online and mobile activities growth.
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Report | Published: March 2014
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

Mobile in U.S. and European Markets - Beyond a Uniform Strategy

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US $350 €274

A study of four of the world's most lucrative online travel markets – France, Germany, the U.S. and the U.K. – reveals differences in demographics, consumer preferences, and macroeconomics that heavily influence the dynamics of each market's mobile travel development. Companies hoping to grab mobile share in these markets need to tailor their strategies accordingly.
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Data Point | Published: February 2014
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

Mobile Web Applications in Hospitality

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US $350 €274

The rapidly expanding base of mobile devices - smartphones and tablets - is changing consumer behavior across a range of activities, and this has significant implications for the hospitality industry. This Analysis highlights mobile trends in hospitality and compares the features, pros and cons of mobile websites versus native applications (apps) for hotels.
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Analysis | Published: December 2013
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European Online Travel Overview Ninth Edition

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US $2,495 €1956

Despite continuing political and economic uncertainty in the region, Europe's travel market continued its recovery in 2012. While the total value of travel services sold surpassed its prerecession peak, mixed economic conditions have led to uneven performances across the major markets. PhoCusWright's European Online Travel Overview Ninth Edition provides comprehensive analysis, sizing and forecasts for the region's total and online leisure and unmanaged business travel markets. The report examines key segments and channels, with a focus on six major geographical markets: France, Germany, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain and the U.K.
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Report | Published: December 2013
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

How Will Mobile Wallets Affect the Travel Experience?

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We've all heard the idea that our bulky wallets will one day be replaced by digital wallets – wallets that will live on our mobile devices, store our identification and payment information, and enable us to pay for goods and services by waving our smartphones across a reader. This article explores the current state of mobile wallets and payments and provides insight into how mobile wallets are improving – and will improve – the travel experience.
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Spotlight | Published: November 2013
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