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Air accessibility – and affordability – is the biggest ongoing development in India, and the government’s regional airport development program is promoting connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Meanwhile, the country’s hotel market is undergoing a supply transformation as the stay experience at budget and unbranded hotels becomes more standardized. This publication presents a high-level view of the Indian travel market, focusing on the need-to-know developments, trends and stories that are impacting the market now.Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Deepak JainTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel Agencies, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report
Rough waters in the macro environment have rocked the boats of travel companies across the globe. They have had to navigate through the consequences of currency instability, the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and Hong Kong protests. Across all regions, public online travel agency (OTA) gross bookings growth rates slowed in the first half of 2019 (1H19). Analyst: Alice JongTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegment: Online Travel AgenciesRegions: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, U.S. & CanadaResearch Type: Article
Airbnb’s success story is one of idealism, disruption and stratospheric growth, and if the company’s founders have their way, the story may just be getting started. Over the past decade, the company has expanded from a single air mattress on the floor of the founders’ apartment to 4 million private accommodation listings in over 191 countries worldwide – giving Airbnb more supply than the number of rooms for the top five hotel chains combined. The company has been profitable since mid-2016 and, as of March 2017, had a valuation of $31 billion.Analyst: Cathy WalshTopic: Consumer TrendsSegment: Hotels & LodgingResearch Type: Article
Japan is the second largest travel market in Asia Pacific, and one of the region’s most established online travel markets. While a number of factors are contributing to slowing domestic growth, the nation’s travel industry is responding by increasing its focus on attracting overseas travelers. This report presents market sizing and projections for the Japan total and online leisure/unmanaged business travel markets for 2014-2020, as well as key trends and challenges for the coming years.Analysts: Haruo Ushiba, Coney Dongre, Deepak Jain, Maggie RauchTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Hotels & Lodging, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: Asia PacificResearch Type: Report
By necessity, corporate travel planning considerations include the interest of the company and the preferences of the traveler, the two of which are not necessarily in perfect alignment. To streamline the process and reduce the complexity of corporate bookings, travel suppliers and intermediaries are utilizing new advances in technology. Technologists in the travel space have set their sights on one of the last frontiers of human-computer interaction: natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence (AI).Analyst: Christian KameirTopic: Technology InnovationResearch Type: Article
The new French government, led by president Emmanuel Macron, has committed to supporting the country’s travel sector, with ambitious plans to grow international arrivals. However, a series of crimes against visitors and high-profile terror attacks have hampered efforts to attract tourists. Despite this significant challenge, the French travel market will return to growth in 2017, with gross bookings expected to rise 2%. This report presents findings on the French leisure travel market, including sizing and projections from 2015-2021, analysis of key travel segments, distribution dynamics, major players, trends and more.Analysts: Peter O'Connor, David Juman, Cathy WalshTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel AgenciesRegion: EuropeResearch Type: Report
As the post-recession U.S. economy becomes steadier, travel has enjoyed the ride. While demand is high for all types of travel – domestic, inbound and outbound – the impact on the bottom line varies by segment. U.S. Online Travel Overview Fifteenth Edition provides comprehensive market sizing of the U.S. travel industry, with a focus on the purchase, distribution and marketing of travel booked by the leisure or unmanaged business traveler. The report highlights the trends that have driven the growth of the online channel, and features a comprehensive view of the U.S. travel landscape from 2013-2017.Analysts: Maggie Rauch, Robert Cole, Michael Coletta, Lorraine SileoTopic: Market Overview & SizingSegments: Air, Car Rental & Ground Transportation, Cruise, Hotels & Lodging, Online Travel Agencies, Rail, Tours & PackagesRegion: U.S. & CanadaResearch Type: Report