Mike ColettaManager, Research and Innovation
New York, NY United States
Mr. Coletta has served in a variety of high-level roles spanning 25 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 our recurring pitch competitions, as well as varied travel market research initiatives.
He is the author or co-author of Phocuswright's annual reports on the U.S. packaged travel, car rental, cruise and short-term rental markets, the state of travel startups, and numerous one-off research projects. He also maintains The State of Travel Startups Interactive Database.
He previously worked primarily in the startup world as an entrepreneur, investor, program manager and group organizer. He spent significant time in web development, web analytics, online marketing and tech project management, building a spectrum of expertise and network of contacts.
In the past he 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 "Young Leaders Under 35" executive development program in 2013.
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U.S. Cruise Market Report 2022-2026Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: March 2023 Analysts: Marilyn Macallair, Michael Coletta US $795
After being knocked out entirely in 2020 and beginning their recovery in 2021, cruise lines regained their footing in 2022. With future sailings fully booked and customers demanding more, the segment is...
Travel Innovation and Technology Trends 2023Category: Technology Innovation Published: January 2023 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Robert Cole, Cathy Walsh, Hollis Thomases, Dmitry Koltunov, Adam Glickman, Lorraine Sileo, Norm Rose US $1,495
Each year, Phocuswright publishes a content series that identifies the most significant innovation trends in travel technology and distribution for the upcoming year and beyond. This year we again...
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...