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Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Fifth Edition Hotels: No Slowdown Here

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US $671 €509

The Asia Pacific hotel industry continued its impressive growth trajectory in 2011. The region's hotel market remains a hotspot for investors, and both global and local brands are focused on improving their strategic positioning via aggressive expansion and growth.
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Report | Published: August 2012
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers

The Billboard Effect: A PhoCusWright Evaluation

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US $250 €189

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

Industry Update Summary June 2012

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US $250 €189

Does online travel know something other industries don't, or is the category whistling before an economic storm? It's an interesting question as we look at June's data, plus stock prices and some earnings reports coming in during July. Early earnings performance from Expedia was excellent, and the hotels are doing well (though hotel stocks are weakening) and the airlines are benefitting from cheaper fuel, higher load factors and a general, welcome discipline that comes from having been whipsawed by cycles before. And yet ... the question is whether – or how long – this can last in the face of a weakening economy and a looming fiscal cliff.
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TravelStats | Published: August 2012
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Industry Update Summary May 2012

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US $250 €189

Everyone is suddenly worried about the economy, including us. As recently as our Webinar in May, we argued that the economy had perhaps four months of bullish runway left before concerns about the presidential election and the many fiscal decisions that must be made after November 6 become more pressing.
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TravelStats | Published: July 2012
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Eastern Europe Online Travel Overview

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US $995 €754

Eastern Europe's travel market is a sleeping giant just beginning to wake up. The market experienced healthy growth in 2010 and 2011, and while options and demand for travel are improving, cultural barriers and the European debt crisis still hinder development. PhoCusWright's Eastern Europe Online Travel Overview sizes the total and online leisure and unmanaged business travel markets in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and the Czech Republic. The report also compares trends across product segments, provides analysis of the primary online booking channels, and highlights the key players influencing the market.
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Report | Published: July 2012
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

Sage Advice for Hotels: Another Point of View on a Popular Industry Report

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US $250 €189

In January 2012, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) published Distribution Channel Analysis: A Guide for Hotels (DCA). The report presented comprehensive data and analysis on the U.S. hotel distribution landscape. The purpose of this Spotlight is to discuss the report's recommendations and provide additional perspective, including examining the role and impact of other media players (e.g., Google, Facebook and Apple) entering the hotel distribution space.
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Spotlight | Published: June 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

Reading Between The Links: Why Travelers Use General Search Engines

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US $745 €564

General search engines like Google have become so ubiquitous that many users would be lost without them. In the travel category, top brands compete fiercely for general search traffic, despite their well-established names and websites. This report examines the role of general search engines in the travel planning process, and includes an overview of travelers' search engine usage by brand, motives for using search, travel products searched for and more.
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Report | Published: June 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

Online Travel Agencies 1Q12: Domestic Gets Its Groove Back (But the Big Story is Still Overseas)

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US $350 €265

Despite rising oil prices and airfares, aggregate gross bookings of the three public U.S. OTAs – Expedia, Orbitz and Priceline – made notable increases in 1Q12. However, near-term headwinds lie in wait.
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Data Point | Published: June 2012
Free For: Global Subscribers

The Role of the GDSs in How Today's Travel Agents Look and Book

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US $450 €341

Global distribution systems (GDSs) represent a major piece of airline transactions and a vast majority of travel agency flight, hotel and car rental transactions. But the travel agency landscape has evolved significantly, and the GDS no longer always takes center stage when agents book. This analysis examines how travel agents research and book travel products, the role of the GDS and how this varies by agency type.
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Analysis | Published: June 2012
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China Online Travel Overview Fifth Edition: The Giant Has Awoken

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US $895 €678

China has become a major global market for travel and tourism, and the country's online travel market - while still relatively young - is growing at a torrid pace. PhoCusWright's China Online Travel Overview Fifth Edition: The Giant Has Awoken provides comprehensive sizing and analysis of the country's online and total travel markets by segment and channel.
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Report | Published: June 2012
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers