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 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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Travel Research From Mike Coletta

The State of Travel Startups 2018

The State of Travel Startups 2018

Category: Technology Innovation Published: October 2018 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Chetan Kapoor US $495

Since 2008, Phocuswright has tracked the digital travel startup landscape, publishing annual State of Travel Startups reports beginning in 2012. Since then, digital travel has undergone tremendous...

The State of Travel Startups 2018 Database

The State of Travel Startups 2018 Database

Category: Technology Innovation Published: October 2018 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Chetan Kapoor

Since 2008, Phocuswright has tracked the digital travel startup landscape, publishing annual State of Travel Startups reports beginning in 2012. Since then, digital travel has undergone tremendous...

The State of Voice in Travel

The State of Voice in Travel

Category: Technology Innovation Published: July 2018 Analysts: Michael Coletta

Voice is quickly going mainstream as an important human/computer interface, and the implications for travel planning, booking and servicing are profound. Voice has the potential to dramatically alter...

The State of European Innovation

The State of European Innovation

Category: Technology Innovation Published: April 2018 Analysts: Michael Coletta, Pete Comeau

Phocuswright and innovation experts led a thought-provoking conversation about the state of European travel innovation on April 19, 2018. Download/View this presentation deck and recording to learn...

Travel Innovation and Technology Trends 2018

Travel Innovation and Technology Trends 2018

Category: Technology Innovation Published: March 2018 Analysts: Bob Offutt, Robert Cole, Michael Gerra, Cathy Walsh, Hollis Thomases, Michael Coletta, Norm Rose

Each year, Phocuswright publishes an annual “trends” report that discusses the most significant technology-driven issues or developments that will shape travel distribution in the course of the year and...

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