Analyst Mark Blutstein

Mark Blutstein

Senior Manager, ResearchMark Blutstein

New York, New York United States

Mr. Blutstein joined the Phocuswright team in 2014 and currently oversees the survey development and data analysis of the Phocuswright syndicated consumer publications. With an M.S. degree in applied social research with a concentration in consumer behavior from the City University of New York: Hunter College, Mark brings his knowledge of research methodologies, sampling strategies, and the consumer decision-making process to Phocuswright's research publications and custom client engagements. His main hobbies are traveling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and mastering data science.

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Travel Research From Mark Blutstein

U.S. Consumer Travel 2021: An Overview

U.S. Consumer Travel 2021: An Overview

Category: Consumer Trends Published: May 2021 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Alice Jong US $495

In 2020, U.S. leisure travel plummeted as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. The industry shrank significantly, in stark contrast with the expansive growth and record setting experienced in...

Loyalty Programs Revisited: Key Metrics and the Impact of COVID-19

Loyalty Programs Revisited: Key Metrics and the Impact of COVID-19

Category: Consumer Trends Published: March 2021 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Alice Jong US $795

Loyalty programs have been a part of travel since the early 1980s, offering travelers mileage-based points. The original idea was to use loyalty as a mechanism to entice and reward frequent travelers to...

U.S. Consumer Travel Report 2020 (Series)

U.S. Consumer Travel Report 2020 (Series)

Category: Consumer Trends Published: September 2020 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Madeline List, Cathy Walsh US $995

Phocuswright's U.S. Consumer Travel Report 2020 series provides a snapshot of consumer behavior and sentiment immediately before COVID-19 changed the world. Based on a comprehensive survey of U.S....

U.S. Consumer Travel 2020: Shopping and Booking

U.S. Consumer Travel 2020: Shopping and Booking

Category: Consumer Trends Published: September 2020 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Cathy Walsh US $495

In 2019, U.S. leisure travel jumped five percentage points, as the population expanded to match the highest point in the past decade. Leisure travelers took more frequent trips and average household...

U.S. Consumer Travel 2020: Travel Product Consumption

U.S. Consumer Travel 2020: Travel Product Consumption

Category: Consumer Trends Published: July 2020 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Cathy Walsh US $495

The overall incidence of leisure travel increased among U.S. consumers in 2019, as a higher percentage of travelers took flights and opted to stay in short-term rentals compared to 2018. But travel...

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