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Social Commerce: The Journey and the Destination

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US $350 €253

The relationship between social media and commerce is both more complex and more impactful than originally thought. While increased social conversions may be an important goal for travel marketers, the path that travelers take en route to the "buy" button is often circuitous. This Analysis highlights the various roles social media plays in driving revenue within the travel vertical, and provides insights to help travel companies optimize their social media strategies and boost ROI.
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Analysis | Published: February 2014
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Online Travel Review Deception: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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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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Digital Content: The Future of Travel Marketing

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Customer expectations ultimately govern whether marketing content gets noticed or ignored, and thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices, expectations are higher than ever. To connect with travelers, advertisers must serve up engaging travel content that is contextually relevant, attractively presented, and high in quality – and deliver this content in a way that is friendly without being intrusive. Despite the complexity of consumer demands, marketers have only one way to meet them: get to know their customers as well as possible.
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Analysis | Published: August 2013
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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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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 €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

Travel Innovation: The State of Startups 2005-2012

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US $795 €575

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
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Middle East Online Travel Overview

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US $1,495 €1082

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
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Geo-Services: Key Drivers and Technologies

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Geographic data and maps are critical components of daily life for people and businesses alike. Today, services based on digital maps and geographic data have become embedded in modern culture. This Spotlight explores the evolution and current status of geo-services, including its underlying foundational elements, and examines various businesses that use geo-services to deliver personal services and rich experiences.
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Spotlight | Published: March 2013
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