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.
Asia Pacific Travel Market Report 2022-2026Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: August 2023 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Gary Bowerman, Haruo Ushiba, Peter O'Connor, Deepak Jain US $2,495
Changes were afoot for the Asia Pacific travel market in 2022-23. Some country markets continued to struggle in 2022, but most of the region experienced a solid post-pandemic rebound, which gained...
China Travel Market Report 2022-2026Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: August 2023 Analysts: Gary Bowerman US $795
This report provides comprehensive market sizing and projections for the China travel industry from 2019-2026, including analysis of key segments, country-level share and trends, distribution dynamics...
China Travel Market Data Sheet 2022-2026Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: August 2023 Analysts: Gary Bowerman, Coney Dongre
This data sheet provides quick and easy access to updated China travel market sizing data and projections from 2019-2026, including online and total markets, segments and key distribution channels.
How Chinese OTAs Turned Around Three Years of COVID IsolationCategory: Market Overview & Sizing Published: July 2023 Analysts: Gary Bowerman US $495
Chinese travelers are back on the map. Three years of isolation ended on January 8, 2023. As China transitions into a new travel era, OTA bookings at home and abroad are picking up speed. Benefiting...