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

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...

The New Global Traveler: Discovering the Impact of Technology

The New Global Traveler: Discovering the Impact of Technology

Category: Technology Innovation Published: March 2020 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Mark Blutstein, Alice Jong, Maggie Rauch US $795

Phocuswright’s The New Global Traveler: Discovering the Impact of Technology investigates travelers’ tech attitudes and behaviors throughout the trip life cycle and examines how they differ in seven...

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Core Consumer Metrics

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Core Consumer Metrics

Category: Consumer Trends Published: July 2019 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Cathy Walsh US $495

Each year, the U.S. leisure travel population fluctuates due to economic conditions as well as personal factors. In 2018, not as many Americans traveled for leisure, but other indicators suggest...

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Shopping and Booking

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Shopping and Booking

Category: Consumer Trends Published: July 2019 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Cathy Walsh US $495

Numerous factors impact where and how travelers shop. Travel product plays a role, and so does age. In 2018, there were some clear shifts in traveler shopping and booking behavior. This report, part of...

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Travel Product Consumption

U.S. Consumer Travel 2019: Travel Product Consumption

Category: Consumer Trends Published: July 2019 Analysts: Mark Blutstein, Cathy Walsh US $495

Although a smaller share of Americans traveled for leisure in 2018 compared to the previous year, some travel segments clearly benefited from a shift in travel trends. A component of the U.S. Consumer...

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