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U.S. Consumer Travel Report Sixth Edition

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US $1,495 €1115

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
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The Open Booking Effect and Its Impact on Corporate Travel

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US $350 €261

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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Traveler Technology Survey 2013

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US $995 €742

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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Travel Distribution 2018: A Look Ahead

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US $250 €187

This Analysis aggregates insights and predictions from a range of PhoCusWright analysts, and then presents a cohesive picture of what travel distribution will look like five years from now. Analysis covers the entire travel value chain in 2018 - Imagine, Learn, Shop, Book, Experience and Share - from the standpoint of travelers as well as travel suppliers and intermediaries.
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Analysis | Published: October 2013
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Payment Unsettled: Cost Opportunity and Disruption in Travel's Complex Payment Landscape

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US $695 €519

Once the traveler's wallet is out, an efficient, effective payment experience - or lack of one - can make the difference between winning and losing a sale. New technology and heightened consumer expectations quickly forced travel companies to deliver better branding, services and communication. Amid the hustle for image, however, the parallel imperative for payment improvements fell to the wayside. Now the industry must face the challenges that lie behind the curtain.
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Report | Published: October 2013
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Air Travel Distribution From A to Z

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US $350 €261

Air travel shopping and booking once bore the DNA of a regulated industry in which airlines had a single product: transportation from Point A to Point B. But products and services have grown more complex, and carriers have pushed for direct sales that bypass a range of intermediaries in the travel value chain. This article outlines the traditional way in which air booking has operated, and considers new models to accommodate the various ancillary products and services that airlines now offer.
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Spotlight | Published: August 2013
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Direct Connect and Ancillaries for Airlines: New Distribution Capability

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Over the past 50 years, the players in air travel facilitation, distribution and sales have established an efficient process for selling travel products and services. However, new technologies such as the Internet and XML have entered the picture, and have the potential to drive major changes in the business process of selling air travel. This Spotlight examines the New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative, including its implications for direct connect and airline ancillary sales.
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Spotlight | Published: August 2013
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Technology Spend Survey

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US $350 €261

Travel and tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, and technology is what drives travel commerce. PhoCusWright conducted a survey to better understand how travel companies allocate their technology budgets. This Spotlight examines the results of the research, highlighting travel companies' investments in online travel distribution, smartphone and tablet apps, social media, Big Data, security, cloud computing and more.
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Spotlight | Published: May 2013
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Digital Technologies in Travel: Light at the End of the Funnel?

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Online tools, technologies and apps have already become integral parts of the travel industry and the typical consumer's decision-making path. But how effective are digital technologies at moving the needle on travel buying behavior, and do they help brands foster deeper relationships with travelers? This Analysis examines the impact of and differences between key digital technologies used in travel, including mobile, location-based services, personalization technology and more.
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Analysis | Published: May 2013
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U.S. Consumer Travel Report Fifth Edition

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US $1,495 €1115

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