Gary BowermanResearch Analyst, Asia Pacific
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Mr. Bowerman is an experienced Asia travel, tourism and consumer trends analyst. Based in Kuala Lumpur since 2010, he previously lived and worked in Shanghai. A member of the World Tourism Network and Mekong Tourism Advisory Group, Gary has worked with leading hotel groups, tourism boards, OTAs and travel organizations.
He has produced white papers on the travel economies of South East Asia, Australia, China, India, Japan, Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos and Macau, plus a two-year retrospective of Ctrip/Trip.com. He is author of The New Chinese Traveler: Business Opportunities from the Chinese Travel Revolution, published in 2014, and co-hosts The South East Asia Travel Show, a weekly travel industry podcast.
A former editor of ASTA Network magazine, he has contributed to Skift, Travel Weekly, Conde Nast Traveler, Business Traveler, CNN, Forbes Travel Guide, TravelAge West, Zagat, Luxe Guides and others.
A regular media commentator on Asian travel economics and tourism issues, Gary has spoken at various travel industry conferences and webinars, including events in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Shanghai, London and Madrid.
China Travel Market Data Sheet 2021-2025Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: August 2022 Analysts: Gary Bowerman, Coney Dongre
This data sheet provides quick and easy access to updated China travel market sizing data and projections from 2019-2025, including online and total markets, segments and key distribution channels.
Asia Pacific Travel Market Report 2021-2025Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: July 2022 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Gary Bowerman, Haruo Ushiba, Peter O'Connor, Deepak Jain US $2,495
The Asia Pacific travel market, the world’s largest regional market, continues to face significant challenges in the post-pandemic landscape. Market recovery and developments vary, due to differing...
China Travel Market Report 2021-2025Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: July 2022 Analysts: Gary Bowerman US $795
China, the world’s second-largest travel market, has suffered severely since the original outbreak and subsequent waves of COVID-19 infections. After plummeting 33% in 2020, the country’s travel market...
Southeast Asia Travel Market Report 2020-2024Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: September 2021 Analysts: Gary Bowerman, Coney Dongre, Deepak Jain US $795
The Southeast Asia travel market is emerging as a fascinating player in the broader Asia Pacific region. Including the nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, the region had seen an...