Phocuswright Europe 2018


VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
By PhocusWire | July 11, 2018
We all know the widely-used phrases - "hottest sector in the industry", "ripe for growth", "fragmented but fixable", etc. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Under the hood of cruise
VIDEO: Under the hood of cruise
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2018
The cruise industry is arguably the last bastion of what some consider the "old model" of travel distribution. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2018
For many years it was expected, inevitably in a rather arrogant fashion, that western travel brands would simply expand their power to other corners of the globe. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Next generation of travel tech leaders
VIDEO: Next generation of travel tech leaders
By PhocusWire | July 4, 2018
Generally, the current crop of leaders of the industry were brought up on the early days of ecommerce. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Under the hood of ground transportation
VIDEO: Under the hood of ground transportation
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2018
Some would say that Lyft and undoubtedly Uber get a disproportionate amount of attention in terms of coverage of the ground transportation sector. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Asia Pacific as a new global hub for travel startups
VIDEO: Asia Pacific as a new global hub for travel startups
By PhocusWire | June 25, 2018
A lot of investment has flowed into travel startups from Asia Pacific in recent years - with the region rivaling its noisy counterpart in Silicon Valley. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: The Middle East's young and adventurous digital travel market
VIDEO: The Middle East's young and adventurous digital travel market
By PhocusWire | June 22, 2018
There are 50 million more people in the Middle East than in the U.S. - making it a target for travel companies both within and outside the vast region. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
By PhocusWire | June 21, 2018
Hopper would perhaps be the first to admit that it spent a lot of time (and investment) building and evolving the product. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
By PhocusWire | June 19, 2018
To say Hotelbeds Group has been through a fairly productive few years would be a bit of an understatement. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2018
Digital assistants in travel are not an entirely new form of technology - moreover, just another layer that builds on the shift to digital and, especially, mobile. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Under the hood of travel startups
VIDEO: Under the hood of travel startups
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2018
Routehappy recently sold to ATPCO - a deal seen by most as a decent exit for a company that had been steadily growing for seven years. Read More
News | Startups
Europe Travel Launch 2018: Amadeus
Europe Travel Launch 2018: Amadeus
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2018
Amadeus reckons it has found a solution for travel agencies that are not getting the best rates when paying for products on credit cards. Read More
Interview | Technology
Europe Travel Launch 2018: WIHP Hotels
Europe Travel Launch 2018: WIHP Hotels
By PhocusWire | June 13, 2018
Seven years work has led WIHP Hotels to the launch of its Meta I/O product - a hub between hotel reservation systems and metasearch engines. Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: Deep dive on hotels and online travel agencies
VIDEO: Deep dive on hotels and online travel agencies
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2018
Some say the online travel agency vs. hotel debate moves in cycles, depending on who has the biggest to axe grind during a particular period in time. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: How to succeed in Europe's online travel agency landscape
VIDEO: How to succeed in Europe's online travel agency landscape
By PhocusWire | June 8, 2018
Europe's online travel agencies are not just about the two names that appear to capture the lion's share of attention: Expedia and Booking.com. Read More
News | Online