Presentation: Phocuswright's The Middle East Online Travel Marketplace

Presentation: Phocuswright's The Middle East Online Travel Marketplace Published April 2013 Analysts: Mona Faraj, Lorraine Sileo

 

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Despite the Middle East's fertile environment for travel development and the cosmopolitan cultures of countries like Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), online travel is still nascent in most of the region. Yet a predominantly young population is increasingly comfortable with technology, accustomed to traveling abroad and happy to spend. The region's governments and investors are accelerating efforts to attract inbound tourists, and online growth is slowly building.

Will technology shake up Middle East travel distribution as it has in other parts of the world?

Gain insight into the region's challenges and opportunities and identify key pockets of growth with this April 24, 2013 Phocuswright Webinar recording and deck. The one-hour webinar is led by Phocuswright's research analyst, Middle East, Mona Faraj and moderated by Lorraine Sileo, vice president, research.

Highlights include:

  • Discussion of regional diversity and demographics, and the impact on total and online travel industry development
  • Market sizing; including online adoption, country highlights and projections through 2014
  • Noteworthy trends by sector (air, lodging, car rental) and booking channel (supplier-direct, OTAs and traditional agencies)
  • Analysis of changing regional dynamics, key challenges and opportunities

Download now to gain a rich understanding of the diverse and rapidly evolving Middle East travel market.

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