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The Tour Operator is Dead - Long Live the Tour Operator

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US $350 €277

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
Free For: Innovation Subscribers

U.S. Consumer Travel Report Fifth Edition

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US $1,495 €1182

While the U.S. economy showed clear signs of recovery in 2012, there were enough mixed signals to make vacation decisions difficult for many Americans. Through a longitudinal analysis, PhoCusWright's U.S. Consumer Travel Report Fifth Edition examines traveler behavior along each step of the travel planning process - from the media travelers rely on to make destination and product decisions, to the channels they use to book and share their trip experiences. Key metrics include frequency and duration of trips, travel expenditure and travel component purchases, and travel intentions for the coming year.
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Report | Published: April 2013
Free For: Global Subscribers

Travel Innovation: The State of Startups 2005-2012

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US $795 €628

PhoCusWright has consistently chronicled the evolution of online travel, technology and innovation. Since 2008, The Travel Innovation Summit@The PhoCusWright Conference has showcased well over 100 startups and travel industry innovators. This Spotlight examines more than 500 startups founded and funded since 2005, tracking the companies, categories and regions that have attracted the most attention (and capital) during this period.
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Spotlight | Published: April 2013
Free For: Innovation Subscribers

Middle East Online Travel Overview

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US $1,495 €1182

The Middle East travel market, while still in early days, is growing fast – especially online, where the region's young, tech-savvy consumers gather to socialize, politicize and yes, plan trips. PhoCusWright's Middle East Online Travel Overview – the first in-depth analysis of this emerging market – provides sizing, trending and forecasts for the region as a whole and for four major markets in particular: the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. In addition, the report offers detailed examination by segment and channel and delves into the complex technology trends shaping the market.
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Report | Published: March 2013
Free For: European, Global, and Asia Pacific Subscribers

U.S. Mobile Travel Report: Market Sizing and Consumer Trends

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US $1,295 €1023

Nearly two thirds of U.S. online travelers now own a smartphone, one third own a tablet and nearly a fourth own both. Rapid adoption of mobile devices among travelers is impacting every phase of the travel process, and mobile is becoming the new battleground for travel companies seeking to grow market share. This report provides a detailed assessment of the U.S. mobile travel market, including consumer behavior trends, mobile market sizing and projections for key travel segments.
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Report | Published: February 2013
Free For: Global Subscribers

A Long-Term View of Tour Operators

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US $350 €277

European tour operators continue to face financial hardship, thanks to competition from online travel agencies and supplier-direct sales. But efforts to improve their product mix and flexibility, differentiate themselves through customer service, and update their business models may yet keep tour operators in the game.
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Spotlight | Published: September 2012
Free For: European and Global Subscribers

Reading Between The Links: Why Travelers Use General Search Engines

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US $745 €589

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

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

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US $450 €356

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
Free For: Innovation Subscribers

India Consumer Travel Report

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US $995 €786

PhoCusWright's India Consumer Travel Report provides a complete picture of the new Indian traveler: who are they, how they travel, how they shop, and what they want.
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Report | Published: May 2012
Free For: Global and Asia Pacific Subscribers

Travel Innovation and Technology Trends: 2012 and Beyond

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US $500 €395

Heads up, travel companies: 2012's host of technology trends – including new developments in social e-commerce, business intelligence and content fragmentation – will have huge effects on the future of travel distribution.
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Spotlight | Published: April 2012
Free For: Innovation Subscribers