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Collaborative Consumption and the Opportunity for Travel Professionals

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US $450 €368

Collaborative consumption - sometimes known as the sharing or peer-to-peer economy - can empower consumers to take advantage of services and facilities in new and potentially disruptive ways. It can also generate significant business revenue. While Airbnb and Uber are the best-known examples in the travel and transportation category, collaborative consumption is making a mark throughout the entire travel industry ecosystem. This Spotlight considers peer-to-peer services across the travel value chain, providing examples and identifying key issues, risks and opportunities.
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Spotlight | Published: November 2014
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Fragmented Travel Content: How to Deal With It?

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US $350 €286

In recent years, the travel industry has benefited from technologies that have aggregated and standardized data and processes to improve online shopping and booking. But most of these efforts have focused on air, and a wide variety of other travel content remains highly fragmented. This Analysis explores how the online travel industry can deliver quality shopping and buying experiences, despite the continued presence of fragmented content.
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Analysis | Published: September 2014
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How the Deep Web, Big Data, Semantic Relationships and Personalized Content Change Travel Marketing

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US $450 €368

Not long ago, selling travel was viewed as a somewhat generic, three-step process: shop, check (availability and pricing) and book. Today, powerful technologies are converging which enable marketers to leverage personalized content that is tailored to the unique needs of the individual traveler at all stages of the travel life cycle. This Spotlight examines the ways in which travel marketers can tap these technologies to drive brand loyalty and enhance customer lifetime value (CLV).
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Spotlight | Published: August 2014
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U.S. Consumer Travel Report Sixth Edition

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US $1,495 €1223

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 Open Booking Effect and Its Impact on Corporate Travel

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Managed travel 2.0 - or open booking - allows corporate travelers to book through any channel as long as they meet certain budget and policy criteria. This analysis examines its pros and cons and discusses the options for bringing out-of-channel bookings into a managed program.
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Analysis | Published: April 2014
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State of Startups: Asia 2005 - 2013

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As Asian travel markets hurtle into online maturity, innovative startups play a growing role in the region. Investment dollars increasingly chase some of the world's fastest growing online travel markets in APAC. This analysis assesses the current travel startup landscape across Asia – where entrepreneurs are focusing their attention, where investment dollars are flowing, and what industry segments are capturing the attention of entrepreneurs and investors alike.
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Spotlight | Published: April 2014
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers

The Mobile Travel Landscape: A Multi-Region Spotlight

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US $650 €532

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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Traveler Technology Survey 2013

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US $995 €814

Today's travelers are typically within arm's reach of one or more web-enabled devices, whether they are using desktops and laptops at home or work, or mobile technology such as smartphones and tablets on the go. Increasingly, travelers expect their mobile experiences to have the same speed and functionality as the desktop web, and want to use their devices to plan their vacations, navigate busy airports and explore new destinations. Phocuswright's Traveler Technology Survey 2013 presents a comprehensive view of the devices travelers currently own and use, and general trends in mobile web activity. In addition, the report addresses how travelers use social network platforms like Facebook and Twitter to plan their trips and share their travel experiences.
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Report | Published: January 2014
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Staying Local: A Study of the U.S. Road Traveler

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US $995 €814

Finally, the nitty-gritty on the quintessential American vacation: Phocuswright's Staying Local: A Study of the U.S. Road Traveler provides a comprehensive view of dynamic trends in the U.S. domestic drive market – including travel incidence, trip frequency and duration, and travel expenditure – and illuminates the travel planning process to find out what makes road travelers tick. What motivates their destination decisions? What divides advance planners from spontaneous ones? Is offering local deals a good deal for travel companies?
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Report | Published: July 2013
Free For: Global Subscribers

India Online Travel Overview Sixth Edition: Rail and Hotel Steal the Spotlight

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US $695 €568

While India breezed through the global financial crisis of 2009, the country's economy – along with its travel market – buckled to global economic pressures in 2012. The rupee dropped in value, hotels took a hit, and airlines – the market's biggest segment – face ongoing industry woes. Despite weak market dynamics, however, India's travel market remains resilient and will not take long to regain full steam. Total travel gross bookings in 2012 experienced healthy growth on a local currency basis, and the explosive increases expected for online hotel and rail bookings in the next three years are nothing short of incredible.
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Report | Published: June 2013
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers