Tag: trends

International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers

| December 19, 2014
International tourism on track to end 2014 with record numbers

International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year.

Continue Reading

Understanding new structures, taking forward-looking action

| December 15, 2014

ITB Berlin Business Travel Days 2015 address hot business travel topics – among them the sharing economy, compliance and mobility scenarios of the future – special travel offer at low prices for trade visitors

Continue Reading

Highs and lows in the Americas

| December 15, 2014

North American foreign travel increases again – after the boom years South American growth declines

Continue Reading

Over 9 in 10 luxury travellers from China travelled to Asian countries in the past 12 months: GfK

| December 10, 2014

Nearly half visited at least one country in Southeast Asia

Continue Reading

UK Cities Among the World’s 15 Most Expensive for an Airbnb Property, According to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index

| December 9, 2014
UK Cities Among the World’s 15 Most Expensive for an Airbnb Property, According to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index

BERLIN, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – As part of the travel price index series, GoEuro.co.uk has compiled an impartial accommodation price index covering 150 cities and over 60,000 properties to understand the effect of new trends in accommodation on the hotel industry. The increasing popularity of Airbnb and continued growth of the hostel industry are […]

Continue Reading

Asia takes the lead in the international tourism market

| December 3, 2014

Asia is a global driving force – China is out in front spearheading the boom – ITB World Travel Trends Report analyses current developments in Asian source markets

Continue Reading

London School of Economics and HomeAway Economic Impact Report of Holiday Rentals Reaches £4.5 Billion Conclusion

| December 2, 2014

LONDON, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Total spent by holiday-rental clients in the UK is estimated at £4.35 billion, creating over 95,000 jobs

Continue Reading

Tourism in Europe at record levels

| November 28, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report:

Continue Reading

OVERVIEW OF 2014 EIBTM TRENDS WATCH REPORT PRESENTED BY ROB DAVIDSON

| November 18, 2014
OVERVIEW OF 2014 EIBTM TRENDS WATCH REPORT PRESENTED BY ROB DAVIDSON

The 2014 EIBTM Trends Watch Report will be presented by Rob Davidson of MICE Knowledge this year as it reflects the upbeat tone of confidence widely demonstrated this year by companies and organisations operating in the global meetings and events industry.

Continue Reading

Russian Travel Market Trends Report

| November 17, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report: Russian travel market remains stable despite crises – positive forecasts for the coming year

Continue Reading

Twitter tells Travel Tech Show at WTM to target moments not markets in travel

| November 6, 2014
Twitter tells Travel Tech Show at WTM to target moments not markets in travel

Themes on Day Three of the Travel Technology Show at WTM picked up on ways to get your brand past the noise on social media as well as peer-to-peer trends. Kicking off the WTM Travel Perspective sessions was a keynote from Aoife Desmond, Twitter Head of Travel Strategy, EMEA. She described travel as one of […]

Continue Reading

Hotelbeds expects over 19% global sales growth for 2014 at World Travel Market

| November 4, 2014

The company has announced solid growth figures in all its regions, with Europe remaining the best-selling region and the MEAPAC region registering, once again, the highest growth rates.  Mallorca, Tenerife, Barcelona, London and Paris were the travellers’ most-chosen spots in Europe.  London, 4 November 2014 – Hotelbeds, the No.1 Global B2B Bedbank, has announced over […]

Continue Reading

New LGBT2020 Research Data Released by ONBC at World Travel Market

| November 4, 2014

Tuesday 4 November 2014 Favourite 20 cities for LGBT tourism market revealed by ONBC: Out Now Business Class at World Travel Market

Continue Reading

Messaging Apps Become Transactional in China

| November 3, 2014
Messaging Apps Become Transactional in China

WeChat, an instant messaging service owned by Chinese Internet service provider Tencent, has emerged as a viable sales channel for travel companies, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2014, in association with Euromonitor International, released today (Monday 3 November) at World Travel Market.

Continue Reading

Peer-to-peer Dining on the Menu in Europe

| November 3, 2014
Peer-to-peer Dining on the Menu in Europe

Monday 3 November 2014 The success of peer-to-peer players such as Airbnb is driving a number of start-ups in Europe which give visitors the chance to eat local food with local people, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report 2014, in association with Euromonitor International, released today (Monday 3 November) at World Travel Market.

Continue Reading

Post-Sochi Winter Olympics leaves Russian tourism out in the cold

| November 3, 2014
Post-Sochi Winter Olympics leaves Russian tourism out in the cold

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games failed to deliver in terms of tourism interest to Russia, reveals the World Travel Market 2014 Industry Report, released today (Monday 3 November).

Continue Reading

Generation Y Business Community Says Travel is Essential and Would Consider Shared Accommodation Reveals Amadeus Study

| November 3, 2014

LONDON, November 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Travel reviews most requested new feature by business travellers New research conducted on behalf of Amadeus UK by Audiencenet,

Continue Reading

International tourism shows continued strength

| October 31, 2014
International tourism shows continued strength

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 5% during the first eight months of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Despite geopolitical challenges and a lingering economic recovery, tourism demand was strong during the northern hemisphere high season of June to August.

Continue Reading

22nd World Travel Monitor® Forum in Pisa: Global tourism remains on course in spite of crises

| October 29, 2014

Growth in private accommodation and bookings by smartphone – rise in foreign tourism market figures – MICE segment continues to expand – findings of the World Travel Monitor®to be published exclusively by ITB Berlin in early December

Continue Reading

Three quarters of Hong Kong travelers use both online and offline touch points when making travel bookings: GfK

| October 28, 2014

Japan, Australia and Taiwan top three destinations; 80 percent of all trips are at least 4 nights or more

Continue Reading

Hotelbeds presents its intrapreneurial success story at Cornell University’s Hospitality Research Summit

| October 14, 2014

Joan Vilà, founder of Hotelbeds and Managing Director of TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations, presents a case study analysing the success factors that have driven the company to become a leading global business

Continue Reading

Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover

| October 9, 2014
Tablets and Smartphones to Drive Next Phase of Online Travel Growth, WTM Vision Rimini Delegates Discover

Attendees at today’s WTM Vision Conference Rimini will hear how the rapid adoption of tablets and smartphones by consumers around the globe is creating a new business environment for the travel and tourism industry.

Continue Reading

European holiday trends: Leaving the cold winter months behind

| October 7, 2014

ITB Berlin and IPK International examine European trends in winter holidays abroad – increase in wintertime holiday trips – winter sports holidays suffer market losses

Continue Reading

Organisers continue to rely on social media marketing

| August 19, 2014
Organisers continue to rely on social media marketing

· The event industry increases its social media measures · Facebook and XING are the most important social media channels · More than half of all organisers were able to reach their goals · Matchmaking is becoming more important

Continue Reading

ABTA: Most MPs to holiday abroad this summer

| August 5, 2014

ABTA’s Annual MP Holiday Survey reveals MPs’ foreign holiday plans

Continue Reading

TripAdvisor Shines Its Headlights On America’s Top Drive-In Movie Theaters

| July 31, 2014

NEWTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, announced the 10 top drive-in movie theaters in the U.S., ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index™, which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor.

Continue Reading

TripAdvisor Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Viator

| July 26, 2014

World’s Largest Travel Site to Add Global Leader in Online Bookings for Attractions

Continue Reading

Tips for hoteliers : What to do about negative hotel evaluations

| July 24, 2014
Tips for hoteliers : What to do about negative hotel evaluations

Nuremberg, 24. July 2014 – Hotel evaluations on the internet are gaining in importance in the final selection of the travel destination.

Continue Reading

When the World Cup Ends, Bookings Begin

| July 18, 2014
When the World Cup Ends, Bookings Begin

When it comes to the Football World Cup, the word on the street in the travel industry is that people stay at home to watch their team compete in the World Cup finals. When the team is knocked out they go away.

Continue Reading

Hertz Joins Forces With Expert To Crack The Code For The Perfect Road Trip

| July 15, 2014

- 63% of UK population say they choose road trips to enjoy a sense of freedom and adventure * – Scientific formula helps bring out the fun and adventurous side of your journey

Continue Reading

Pre-summer results point to persistent appetite for European destinations

| July 14, 2014

Brussels, 14 July 2014. Data for the pre-summer period confirm handsome growth for European tourism in 2014 and there is growing optimism that the upcoming peak-summer season will consolidate preliminary positive expectations.

Continue Reading

Over three in four in Singapore plan their leisure trips less than a month in advance: GfK

| June 23, 2014

Asian Travel infographic_Jun2014 Online research and word of mouth are most used resources; Southeast Asian countries are most popular destinations

Continue Reading

Youth tourism generated over 182 billion dollars in tourism receipts in 2013, representing 200 million international trips a year

| June 19, 2014
Youth tourism generated over 182 billion dollars in tourism receipts in 2013, representing 200 million international trips a year

European Cities Marketing (ECM), the network of leading Tourist Offices and Conventions Bureaux in Europe added youth travel into their strategy during their annual conference on June 4-7 in host city Dresden, considering the opportunity they present for the leisure and meetings industry. The conference, held at the International Congress Centre Dresden and moderated by […]

Continue Reading

The rise of mobile booking: How travellers use smart phones, tablets and apps to reserve hotels

| June 11, 2014
The rise of mobile booking: How travellers use smart phones, tablets and apps to reserve hotels

Mobile booking is more popular than ever for business travellers. Now 80% of smartphone users don’t leave the house without a smartphone so it’s easy to understand why travel apps are so important for the average business traveller.

Continue Reading

Asia Pacific is Most Vibrant Region for Duty Free and Travel Retail

| June 5, 2014

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The duty free & travel retail community assembled last month in the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center, Singapore for their annual regional summit, a highly successful event which reflected the strength of the industry in the region.

Continue Reading

International visitor spend reaches almost $30bn

| June 4, 2014

International visitors to Australia spent A$29.6 billion in the 12 months ending March 2014, a boost of 6% over the previous year, according to the quarterly International Visitor Survey released today by Tourism Research Australia.

Continue Reading

Survey of more than 54,000 global travellers also reveals London as Europe’s top spot for shopping

| May 27, 2014
Survey of more than 54,000 global travellers also reveals London as Europe’s top spot for shopping

London is the best rated major destination in Europe for shopping and nightlife, the results of the second annual Cities Survey by TripAdvisor have revealed. However, London fared less well when assessed on the helpfulness of its locals – ranking a lowly 32 out of the 37 tourist destinations featured.

Continue Reading

Geneva’s the most expensive city for a Club Sandwich globally, while New York City leads in U.S.

| May 27, 2014
Geneva’s the most expensive city for a Club Sandwich globally, while New York City leads in U.S.

Geneva has retained the top spot as the most expensive city in the world to order a Club Sandwich, at an average of $32.60 USD, according to research released by Hotels.com®. Using the classic hotel staple of a chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise sandwich as a barometer of affordability, the Hotels.com Club Sandwich Index […]

Continue Reading

British Families Getting Less Than Three Hours of Quality Time Together in a Working Week

| May 23, 2014

LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Research prompts expert to warn that ‘us time’ as a family or couple has never been more important Parents from the ‘Globetrotting Generation‘ struggling to balance time with kids with time together The pressures of modern life are meaning British families are getting on average just 169 minutes of […]

Continue Reading

2014 Report Reveals Online Event Adoption and Attendance Growing

| May 21, 2014

Chicago, May 21, 2014 – A new report conducted by the Virtual Edge Institute [VEI] and sponsored by Digitell Inc. analyzes trends at face-to-face and online events, and the numbers show that attendees are increasingly turning to both hybrid extensions and digital events [non-hybrid] to engage with their organizations. The 2014 Digital Event Benchmark Report […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Continue Reading