Mike ColettaManager, Research and Innovation
New York, NY United States
Mr. Coletta has served in a variety of high-level roles over 20 years in the travel industry at startups, corporations and digital agencies. At Phocuswright, he oversees the company's technology and innovation research efforts, including the screening of startups for the annual Battleground, Summit and Launch pitch competitions.
He is also the author or co-author of Phocuswright's annual reports on the U.S. packaged travel, car rental, cruise and short-term rental markets, and in the recent past has written about emerging models in hospitality, evolving industry dynamics, and the state of voice technology.
He previously worked primarily in the startup world as an entrepreneur, investor and program manager. He also spent significant time as an analyst, group organizer and project manager, building a spectrum of expertise and network of contacts.
He previously volunteered as the co-organizer of the Travel 2.0 Meetup group and as a global coordinator with Impact Travel Alliance. He was a member of Phocuswright's 2013 "Young Leaders Under 35" executive development program.
The State of Travel Startups Interactive DatabaseCategory: Technology Innovation Published: February 2023 Analysts: Michael Coletta
Phocuswright has tracked the travel startup landscape for well over a decade. During this time, the digital travel ecosystem has undergone tremendous transformation. Until the COVID-19 pandemic hit,...
Travel Innovation and Technology Trends 2023Category: Technology Innovation Published: January 2023 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Robert Cole, Cathy Walsh, Hollis Thomases, Lorraine Sileo, Norm Rose
Each year, Phocuswright's expert analysts identify the technology and innovation trends that will influence travel significantly in the coming year and beyond. This year, we’re exploring the growing...
Global Short-Term Rentals 2022-2026Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: December 2022 Analysts: Michael Coletta US $495
Phocuswright’s Global Short-Term Rentals 2022-2026 presents market sizing and projections for the global short-term rental (STR) market by distribution channel and region.
The State of Innovation in Corporate Travel 2022Category: Technology Innovation Published: October 2022 Analysts: Michael Coletta US $495
Due to the pandemic, quarantines and remote working policies became the norm, slashing corporate travel budgets. While the restart is well underway, a revamp and restructuring accompany the process. As...
The State of Travel Startups 2022Category: Technology Innovation Published: August 2022 Analysts: Michael Coletta US $495
Phocuswright has tracked the digital travel startup landscape for well over a decade, and innovation in the travel industry has flourished during this period. Though a significant comeback is underway...