Tag: trends

Britain: Record inbound tourism visits while spend flattens in first six months of 2015

| August 24, 2015
Britain: Record inbound tourism visits while spend flattens in first six months of 2015

· Highest recorded first six months of year for overseas’ visits · Strong growth from North America market and Business visits

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T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

| August 24, 2015
T&E budgets for Indian Corporates grew by 7 percent in Q2

Hong Kong – The travel and entertainment (T&E) budgets of Indian corporates are accelerating rapidly as they expand their export markets and international trade, according to new research from East and Partners (E&P Asia).

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More Guests for Bed & Breakfasts Worldwide

| August 7, 2015
More Guests for Bed & Breakfasts Worldwide

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands, August 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Bed & breakfasts worldwide experience strong growth. During the first half of 2015, the number of reservations at B&Bs was 39% higher than in the same period last year, and the number of accommodations increased by 18%. Especially couples without children choose bed & breakfast, statistics of […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: Chinese take shorter trips and choose luxury hotels more often

| August 4, 2015

Rapid growth in short trips – Strong above-average rises in Asia and North America trips – Europe loses market share – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse the travel flows of Chinese tourists

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Four in five in Japan complete their international travel booking at least two months in advance: GfK

| June 22, 2015

Top three popular destinations are Taiwan, Hawaii and Korea

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Strong growth for luxury travel

| June 10, 2015
Strong growth for luxury travel

Luxury travel is booming: high-price trips are the strongest-growing market segment worldwide, according to ITB Berlin and IPK International – The most popular luxury travel destinations in Europe are Germany and Italy – Most luxury travellers come from the USA and China

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IACC Reveals the Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends for 2015

| June 8, 2015
IACC Reveals the Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends for 2015

Following extensive research among the 355 members of the International Association of Conference Centres, the association released its Top 10 Meeting Tech Trends for 2015, which are influencing meeting planners and venue operators across the globe.

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Germany’s international meeting guests reach 25.6 million

| May 19, 2015

Germany meeting delegates increase for the sixth year, international participants grow nine percent as industry expertise and other compelling factors resonate for meeting planners

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PATA ATM 2015: Half a Billion International Visitor Arrivals and Still Growing Strong

| May 14, 2015
PATA ATM 2015: Half a Billion International Visitor Arrivals and Still Growing Strong

BANGKOK, May 14, 2015 — International visitor arrivals into the Asia Pacific region exceeded 550 million during calendar year 2014, an annual increase of close to six percent.

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Fierce Competition Brings Visitors Back to Spain

| January 28, 2015
Fierce Competition Brings Visitors Back to Spain

In the run up to Spain’s most important travel trade fair, FITUR in Madrid, JacTravel, the UK-based wholesaler best known for its range of hand-picked, city centre hotels, has released booking data that explains last year’s recovery in hotel occupancy – low prices.

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Britain’s inbound tourism sector on course to beat 2014 forecasts

| January 15, 2015
Britain’s inbound tourism sector on course to beat 2014 forecasts

New figures released today (¹), for the first eleven months of last year, suggest that 2014 will be another record year for inbound tourism – beating VisitBritain’s original growth forecast. During January to November 2014 there were 32.4 million visits to the UK, 7% more visits recorded than at the same juncture in 2013. These […]

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ABTA’s Travel Trends Report 2015 reveals ‘destinations to watch’

| December 29, 2014
ABTA’s Travel Trends Report 2015 reveals ‘destinations to watch’

The affluent lead recovery whilst value for money will dominate travel market says ABTA

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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.

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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

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Highs and lows in the Americas

| December 15, 2014

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

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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

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Tourism in Europe at record levels

| November 28, 2014

ITB World Travel Trends Report:

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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.

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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,

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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ABTA: Most MPs to holiday abroad this summer

| August 5, 2014

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

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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.

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TripAdvisor Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Viator

| July 26, 2014

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

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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.

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