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.
U.S. Packaged Travel 2019Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: February 2020 Analysts: Michael Coletta US $995
The U.S. packaged travel segment grew a marginal 1% in 2019, with growth curtailed by negative press surrounding several destinations including the Dominican Republic and Mexico. OTA dynamic packages...
Phocuswright Innovation Platform 2019 RoundupCategory: Technology Innovation Published: February 2020 Analysts: Michael Coletta
Phocuswright's Innovation Platform events showcase the most promising travel companies and products around the globe. During the course of more than a decade, Phocuswright events have featured 498...
U.S. Cruise 2019Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: February 2020 Analysts: Mary Pat Sullivan, Michael Coletta US $995
In 2019, the U.S. cruise segment was projected to top 30 million passengers for the first time ever. Following strong inventory growth, the segment climbed 8% in 2019, with similar gains expected in...
U.S. Car Rental 2019Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: February 2020 Analysts: Karen Burka, Michael Coletta US $1,250
Riding on the strength of the U.S. economy and the resulting increase in consumer travel demand, car rental gross bookings were projected to climb 3% in 2019. Online bookings account for more than half...