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Research Spotlight: Asia Pacific's fast-growing OTA landscape
By PhocusWire | February 19, 2018
In the Asia Pacific region, aggregate gross bookings via online travel agencies are projected to jump 68% from 2017 to 2012. Read More
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Research Spotlight: APAC's thriving economy and market growth
Research Spotlight: APAC's thriving economy and market growth
By PhocusWire | February 13, 2018
Asia Pacific is now the world’s largest regional travel market – one that profits from a thriving economy and continued infrastructure development in support of travel and tourism. Read More
News | Online
Research Spotlight: Improved tech, young population spur growth in Middle East
Research Spotlight: Improved tech, young population spur growth in Middle East
By PhocusWire | February 9, 2018
Over the next five years, the Middle East is positioned for solid growth – thanks to high internet and smartphone penetration and advancing technology infrastructure. Read More
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Research Spotlight: OTAs, the big getting even bigger
By PhocusWire | February 5, 2018
Competition to online travel agencies no longer comes from fellow OTAs and traditional suppliers. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Mobile behavior of the US traveler
By PhocusWire | February 2, 2018
Cell phones are no longer devices for making calls. Though that was the primary function behind Apple’s first smartphone in 2007, reasons for mobile usage 10 years later look entirely different. Read More
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Pulse check: Blockchain not a panacea to disrupt web travel
By Douglas Quinby - Phocuswright | February 1, 2018
People have been bashing online travel agencies since, well, they first came along in the mid-1990s. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Impact of loyalty rates on US lodging
By PhocusWire | January 31, 2018
The remainder of the decade shows promise for the US hotel industry, with forecasts predicting record occupancy thanks to the strong economic growth and increased demand the sector is currently... Read More
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Research Spotlight: Changing demands of US car market
By PhocusWire | January 26, 2018
The car rental business is coasting along - for now. Impacting it is softness in business travel demand, which led to just 1% of car rental market growth in 2016. Read More
News | Technology
Research Spotlight: US online travel market overview
Research Spotlight: US online travel market overview
By PhocusWire | January 22, 2018
Though economic and geopolitical events impacted the travel industry in 2016 - growth approached just 1%, with the corporate sector in particular struggling - the pace picked back up for 2017. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Airbnb looking back and forward
Research Spotlight: Airbnb looking back and forward
By PhocusWire | January 12, 2018
Close to a decade since its foundation and $4.4 billion in funding later, Airbnb is one of the genuinely disruptive brands in the travel industry. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Online travel in Asia Pacific to continue soaring
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2018
The last 15 years have seen Asia Pacific go from being a relative backwater in online travel to the biggest regional market on the planet. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Millennials spur growth in Canada's online travel
Research Spotlight: Millennials spur growth in Canada's online travel
By PhocusWire | January 5, 2018
Canadians are starting to catch up to travelers from the United States and Western Europe in their use of online booking systems, with the most growth coming from travelers age 18 to 34. Read More
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Research Spotlight: Travel startups in Asia Pacific
By PhocusWire | January 3, 2018
Many believe the natural center of the travel startup world is starting to shift east, in the direction of Asia Pacific. Read More
News | Startups