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The GDSs Enable Innovation

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US $450 €326

Although GDSs have a history of being slow to innovate, recent initiatives by all three of the major players are providing travel agencies and other users with fresh capabilities outside the walled garden of old.
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Spotlight | Published: December 2012
Free For: Innovation Subscribers

Traveler Technology Survey 2012

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Until recently, travel companies' online strategies could be comfortably confined to the desktop web. However, the explosion in consumer electronics, mobile technology and social media have transformed the online experience, making it extremely challenging to address the market with a single, mainstream strategy. Mobile devices, tablets and still-evolving social platforms have changed the way travelers connect, plan and share their experiences. PhoCusWright's Traveler Technology Survey 2012 provides travel companies and marketers a comprehensive view of how the latest devices, mobile functionality and social networks are shaping the consumer travel planning process.
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Report | Published: December 2012
Free For: Innovation Subscribers

U.S. Online Travel Traffic Report

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As travelers hop from site to site cobbling together their perfect trips, their mouse clicks yield important clues to the shifting dynamics of the online travel marketplace. PhoCusWright partnered with New York-based Experian Hitwise to identify key trends influencing how consumers plan travel online. PhoCusWright's U.S. Online Travel Traffic Report analyzes the most important categories in the travel vertical, revealing traffic patterns for both transactional and nontransactional travel websites and providing a top-level view of visitation and both upstream and downstream traffic.
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Report | Published: December 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

U.S. Online Travel Overview Twelfth Edition: Hotels and Lodging

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US $746 €540

Defying the global economic downturn, U.S. hotels far outperformed the overall travel market in 2012 - and thanks to rising demand and flat supply, growth is expected to continue in the next several years. Mobile bookings are also on the rise - however slowly - and hotels are spending a great deal of time and energy figuring out how to lessen their dependence on online travel agencies.
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Report | Published: November 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

U.S. Online Travel Overview Twelfth Edition

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US $1,872 €1356

While the economy - and the travel industry - didn't improve as much in 2012 as everyone hoped, U.S. travelers remain resilient. PhoCusWright's U.S. Online Travel Overview Twelfth Edition hashes out the impact of the current economic uncertainty on the industry and delves into the dynamics of the industry's near future. In addition to market sizing and growth forecasts by travel segment and distribution channel - including mobile - the report tracks the technology trends that will shape the industry through 2014.
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Report | Published: November 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

Online Travel Agencies 2Q and 1H12: International Markets Thrown a Curveball

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The second quarter of 2012 was challenging for U.S. public online travel agencies (OTAs) – Expedia, Orbitz and Priceline. While domestic business was resilient for most, relatively weak travel demand in Europe meant that growth from overseas operations was muted across the board.
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Data Point | Published: October 2012
Free For: European, Global, and Asia Pacific Subscribers

Industry Update Summary August 2012

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US $250 €181

The stats for August were fine. Hotel occupancy was up strongly, after posting a nothing-to-brag-about increase of less than 1 percentage point in July. ADRs rose, RevPAR was up and airplanes continued to run more than 85% full. So far, so good. Then Spain's budget came out, rioters hit the streets, and we were all reminded that the macro cloud hanging over businesses of all kind hasn't gone anywhere. Priceline shares, always sensitive to Europe, shed more than 1%. Other travel shares also gave up gains from earlier in the month.
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TravelStats | Published: October 2012
Free For: Money Subscribers

Destination Unknown: How U.S. and European Travelers Decide Where to Go 2012

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With uncertainty still lingering over many of the world's economies, consumers have grown increasingly careful about their travel spending. A range of influences and information sources impact how consumers decide where to go, and travel behavior varies considerably across different markets. This report explores how the process of destination selection is evolving, and in particular how this process differs between travelers in the U.S., France, Germany and the U.K.
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Report | Published: September 2012
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

Social Media in Travel 2012: Social Networks & Traveler Reviews

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US $895 €648

While a strategically managed social media presence has become de rigueur in the travel industry, companies are still struggling to determine how best to harness the medium. PhoCusWright's Social Media in Travel 2012 examines the role of social media in the online travel ecosystem, investigating which types of user-generated content are most influential, how social networking affects referrals to travel sites, and what innovations to expect from social travel startups, among other trends.
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Report | Published: September 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

The Billboard Effect: A PhoCusWright Evaluation

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US $250 €181

What do hotels really get out of providing inventory to online travel agencies through a merchant program? This article examines the costs, benefits and overall value of this model to hoteliers.
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Analysis | Published: August 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers