Analyst Mike Coletta

Mike Coletta

Manager, Research and InnovationMike Coletta

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.

Travel Research From Mike Coletta

The State of Travel Startups 2020

The State of Travel Startups 2020

Category: Technology Innovation Published: November 2020 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Chetan Kapoor 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. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early...

The State of Travel Startups Interactive Database

The State of Travel Startups Interactive Database

Category: Technology Innovation Published: September 2019 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Chetan Kapoor

Phocuswright has tracked the digital travel startup landscape for over a decade. During this time, the digital travel ecosystem has undergone tremendous transformation. Travel startups continue to raise...

Curated Collection: Technology

Curated Collection: Technology

Category: Technology Innovation Published: March 2020 Analysts: Michael Gerra, Cathy Walsh, Coney Dongre, Hollis Thomases, Michael Coletta, Bob Offutt US $2,200

This special collection of individual reports – curated by our team of analysts – represents Phocuswright’s most essential research, data and analysis on the key technology trends and developments...

Here To Stay: U.S. Short-Term Rentals Move Mainstream

Here To Stay: U.S. Short-Term Rentals Move Mainstream

Category: Consumer Trends Published: June 2020 Analysts: Cathy Walsh, Michael Coletta US $695

Following a decade of rapid growth and profound change, the U.S. short-term rental market is now mainstream. The category is quickly professionalizing, moving toward a more reliable, consistent,...

Emerging Models in Hospitality: On-Demand, Micro and Pop-Up

Emerging Models in Hospitality: On-Demand, Micro and Pop-Up

Category: Consumer Trends Published: June 2020 Analysts: Michael Coletta

On-demand, micro and pop-up hospitality are three models in lodging which for years have been inching out of niche status and moving toward the mainstream. This article explores these trends, examining...

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