InPhocus is a podcast that brings together Phocuswright’s media and research divisions to dissect the most pressing news, issues and trends in travel and technology. Contact us: [email protected]
April 3, 2020
In this episode of InPhocus, Kevin May interviews Yeoh Siew Hoon, founder of WebInTravel, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on both her country and the industry, plus how its arrival as mass global event is giving brands and the industry's millions of workers the opportunity to consider how they might emerge in better shape.
March 27, 2020
Doug Lansky, a Sweden-based destination management expert, believes destinations have an opportunity to rethink how they use technology and tourism modeling to better understand how to manage their cities and attractions once some semblance of order resumes. After learning that he'd contracted the coronavirus, we asked if he could give us an account of his experience and, secondly, share his perspective on the current climate for destinations and what could (or should) happen next.
March 19, 2020
The rules are going to be rewritten, it would be safe to say. PhocusWire's interview with Florence, Italy-based Giancarlo Carniani, manager three properties in the city and president of Confindustria Alberghi Firenze, the region’s hotel association, forms the backbone of this episode and is a follow-up to an earlier discussion with him that was published on PhocusWire earlier in the week. PhocusWire's Kevin May and Charuta Fadnis, Phocuswright's head of research, are your hosts.
March 13, 2020
Travel's anxiety and its vulnerability to the outbreak of coronavirus are becoming extremely obvious, so it's an important starting point for the launch of InPhocus. Fronting the show for its debut are PhocusWire's Kevin May and Charuta Fadnis, Phocuswright's head of research. They're joined by their boss and Phocuswright's managing director, Pete Comeau.