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Online Travel Review Deception: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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US $350 €253

Travelers consider reviews a critical tool when researching and shopping for hotel rooms. But not all reviews are written with honest intent, and deception and review manipulation can take many guises. While humans can't reliably distinguish false reviews from truthful ones, researchers are creating computer programs that can – a welcome development to hoteliers.
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Spotlight | Published: January 2014
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Traveler Technology Survey 2013

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US $995 €720

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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U.S. Skier and Ski Traveler Report

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US $995 €720

Skiers and snowboarders are a unique bunch – passionate about the slopes, excited to share their experiences, and busy planning their next ski adventure the minute the last one ends. They also happen to be a travel marketer's dream demographic: young, tech-savvy, and flush with disposable income that they're happy to spend on complex ski trips. PhoCusWright's U.S. Ski and Ski Traveler Report digs into the details about this crowd, providing valuable insight about their behavior, attitudes, and motivations, including their shopping and buying habits. It also highlights the differences between skiers from various geographical regions, enabling marketers to tailor their strategies to the customers they want to attract.
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Report | Published: July 2013
Free For: Global Subscribers

Travel Innovation and Technology Trends: 2013 and Beyond

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US $500 €362

Thanks to new technologies that can sift through the practically limitless amounts of data in cyberspace, shrewd use of such data will be the key factor in determining which travel companies succeed or fail in the years to come. Companies hoping to stay competitive also need to accommodate travelers with device-agnostic access to information, address specific traveler needs with targeted offers, and take advantage of cloud computing to streamline their own business operations.
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Spotlight | Published: May 2013
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U.S. Consumer Travel Report Fifth Edition

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US $1,495 €1082

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

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

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US $1,295 €937

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

Presentation: PhoCusWright's Traveler Technology Trends 2012

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US $199 €144

Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest? Smartphone, tablet, desktop … or perhaps all three? Connecting with travelers today means navigating a quickly changing array of platforms and devices. With so many technology options at travelers' fingertips, devising a strategy to suit the diverse ways travelers search, shop, buy and share travel is more difficult than ever.
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Presentation | Published: December 2012
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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
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Destination Unknown: How U.S. and European Travelers Decide Where to Go 2012

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US $995 €720

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

European Consumer Travel Report Third Edition

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US $1,495 €1082

PhoCusWright's European Consumer Travel Report Third Edition explores consumer travel trends in three major European markets: France, Germany and the U.K. The study outlines year-over-year changes in leisure travel incidence, trip frequency and duration, travel expenditure, international travel and travel product purchases. Analysis provides an in-depth look at the use of online and offline channels during three stages of the travel planning process - destination selection, shopping and booking - and examines travel-related engagement via the mobile web and social networks.
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Report | Published: September 2012
Free For: European and Global Subscribers