Mr. Quinby is co-founder & CEO of Arival and a Phocuswright analyst of more than 10 years. Douglas has been designing and leading Phocuswright research for many years, including seminal studies on vacation rentals and private accommodation, tours and activities, social media and traveler reviews, travel agencies, global distribution systems and more. He has deep experience in consumer and industry research with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including consumer insights, surveys and industry data analytics. Douglas has also led event programming for The Phocuswright Conferences and is a recognized expert on online travel and travel distribution. He is frequently cited in leading media outlets including Bloomberg, CNN, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. He is a sought-after speaker and moderator, and has presented Phocuswright research at numerous travel industry events around the world.
Prior to joining Phocuswright, Douglas led his own firm providing strategic research, communications and marketing services to travel technology companies. He has also served as director, marketing and communications for Atinera and as packaged travel and technology editor for Leisure Travel News. Douglas is a graduate of Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music.
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Areas of Research
Douglas has broad knowledge of travel industry performance and distribution trends. He excels in the areas of travel distribution and marketing. His recent research includes in-depth studies of global distribution systems and the vacation rental industry.