Articles tagged “euromonitor”

Hong Kong Is Top City for International Visitors Despite China Tensions

Hong Kong Is Top City for International Visitors Despite China Tensions

Pan Pylas, Associated Press

Hong Kong has the benefit of being located next to mainland China, the world's largest outbound travel market. But Greece and Italy, benefiting from turmoil in Tunisia and Egypt, are among the more interesting findings, especially since Greece and Italy were already having trouble managing tourism growth.

2 weeks ago

The Demographic That Luxury Travel Marketers Forgot About

The Demographic That Luxury Travel Marketers Forgot About

Laura Powell, Skift

Given their relative wealth and amount of free time, mid-lifers — otherwise known as the youngest baby boomers and the oldest Gen Xers — don't seem to be getting the proper respect and attention from travel marketers. A new report suggests that luxury marketers that ignore this group do so at their own peril.

2 months ago

Artificial Intelligence’s Unrecognized Potential for Luxury Travel Brands

Artificial Intelligence’s Unrecognized Potential for Luxury Travel Brands

Samantha Shankman, Skift

It’s clear that there are ways in which luxury brands can differentiate their customer experience using artificial intelligence, but it will require a sophistication that is still unseen in the travel industry.

3 months ago

Automation Is Poised to Further Disrupt Business Travel

Automation Is Poised to Further Disrupt Business Travel

Caroline Bremner, Euromonitor International

The forces disrupting business travel today are varied, but industry leaders should keep one thing in mind: The needs of travelers must stay a top priority.

6 months ago

How Luxury Hotels Can Adapt to a Rising and Wealthier Middle Class

How Luxury Hotels Can Adapt to a Rising and Wealthier Middle Class

Samantha Shankman, Skift

New luxury consumers need to come from somewhere, and a slightly more wealthy middle class can provide an entry point for brands.

6 months ago

Luxury Travel Spending From Emerging Markets Will Slow in Coming Years

Luxury Travel Spending From Emerging Markets Will Slow in Coming Years

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The luxury market is leaning heavily on emerging markets' growing incomes and aspirational lifestyles, so it must be prepared to weather changes in this demand by keeping personalization and authenticity at the forefront.

7 months ago

The 20 Most Popular Cities for International Travelers

The 20 Most Popular Cities for International Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

There will likely be many changes to this ranking as 2016 numbers are finalized as some of the most-visited cities experienced weaker currencies or violence last year. Keep in mind, however, that some of these cities base their data on airport arrivals who don't actually step foot from the airport and experience the destination.

10 months ago

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Nadejda Popova, Euromonitor

We may be further along than we were just a year ago, but there's still a long way to go.

11 months ago

3 Charts Showing Growth of Short-Term Rentals vs. Hotel Online Bookings

3 Charts Showing Growth of Short-Term Rentals vs. Hotel Online Bookings

Dan Peltier, Skift

Online hotel bookings remain much more valuable than online short-term rental bookings and will see larger long-term online growth as more travelers use their devices to book a room and move away from alternative booking methods.

12 months ago

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Why Short-Term Rentals Will Change the Business Travel Landscape

Wouter Geerts, Euromonitor

Travelers are increasingly demanding control for their leisure trips, so why not for their business trips too? It will not be long before this becomes the norm.

12 months ago

State of Online Travel Agencies: Ctrip Joins Priceline and Expedia as Global Giant

State of Online Travel Agencies: Ctrip Joins Priceline and Expedia as Global Giant

Angelo Rossini, Euromonitor

Ctrip continues to be a rising star, indeed. One thing to note is that not all gross bookings are created equal, though. In 2015, Priceline Group dominated Expedia in profitability: Net income of $2.5 billion versus $765 million.

1 year ago

4 Charts Showing Growth of Online and Mobile Travel Bookings by 2020

4 Charts Showing Growth of Online and Mobile Travel Bookings by 2020

Dan Peltier, Skift

Here are more reasons to prepare for mobile to imminently overtake desktop for online travel bookings, along with more signs that travel can obviously learn something from retail which far surpasses it with mobile sales.

1 year ago