Articles tagged “mmgy”

4 Charts That Illustrate the State of Mobile Travel App Bookings

4 Charts That Illustrate the State of Mobile Travel App Bookings

Dan Peltier, Skift

Whoever believes that online travel agencies are down and out during this direct bookings push by hotels is sorely mistaken. Not only does this data show travelers still fully embrace booking sites, it also shows that they're increasingly using them on mobile devices -- a platform increasingly eating share from desktop.

10 months ago

7 Charts Showing Americans’ Travel Intentions for 2016 and Beyond

7 Charts Showing Americans’ Travel Intentions for 2016 and Beyond

Dan Peltier, Skift

MMGY's annual study shows that Americans are resilient in the face of terrorism and other adverse factors at home and abroad and are also planning to make 2016 one of the better years for travel in recent memory.

10 months ago

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

Survey: Millennials Are More Interested in Solo Travel This Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

It's arguably easier to travel by yourself, and plan that travel, than in the past and that goes for U.S. travelers of all ages.

2 years ago

Survey: U.S. Travelers Think Booking Direct With Brands Leads to Better Prices

Survey: U.S. Travelers Think Booking Direct With Brands Leads to Better Prices

Dan Peltier, Skift

Could this be an aftershock of the consolidation of online travel agencies during the past two years? Whatever the reason this can't be comforting for booking sites focused on growth when consumers say they're not the best deal in town.

2 years ago

U.S. Travelers Say They’ll Spend More on Vacations This Year

U.S. Travelers Say They’ll Spend More on Vacations This Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

Time is the biggest factor working against Americans and their vacations. They want high quality experiences for the time they actually do take, hence why they're not afraid to splurge on their leisure trips.

2 years ago

Current U.S. Interest in Cuba Travel Is a Trickle Rather Than a Wave

Current U.S. Interest in Cuba Travel Is a Trickle Rather Than a Wave

Dan Peltier, Skift

No surprises here: there's still American interest in Cuba and U.S. travelers will begin trickling into the island more than ever before, but it doesn't look like we'll see the pressure hose turned on any time soon.

2 years ago

The Air Travel Booking Habits of American Adults

The Air Travel Booking Habits of American Adults

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The booking habits of consumers give travel providers insights on the best time and place to market before major vacations and promote sales during vacation lulls.

3 years ago

Economic Confidence Increases Travel Plans Among U.S. Adults, Finds Survey

Economic Confidence Increases Travel Plans Among U.S. Adults, Finds Survey

Samantha Shankman, Skift

An improving U.S. economy is giving individual consumers the confidence to splurge on a vacation and businesses the ability to put their employees back on the road. The increase in travel intentions won't match transactions, but it's an optimistic sign for the coming year.

4 years ago

Limited-Service Hotels are Enjoying a Renaissance Among Travelers

Limited-Service Hotels are Enjoying a Renaissance Among Travelers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The five-star hotels may be glamorous and prestigious, but the Hampton Inns and the Extended Stay Americas may generated more profits, and the latter is rapidly gaining favor among travelers.

4 years ago

7 Most Popular Types of Travel Booking Websites of 2013

7 Most Popular Types of Travel Booking Websites of 2013

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Online booking websites are more popular than travel agencies, branded bookings, and deals websites; however, meta-search's 10 percent jump this year indicates the growing sector could soon become a more formidable competitor.

4 years ago

Hotels, Airlines, and Cars: How Travel Brands Stack Up in User Preference

Hotels, Airlines, and Cars: How Travel Brands Stack Up in User Preference

Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Skift

MMGY's latest travel report offers a revealing snapshot of what frequent travelers see when they look at their options in the current market.

4 years ago

The Top Online Travel Communities Used by American Travelers

The Top Online Travel Communities Used by American Travelers

Rafat Ali, Skift

Facebook, Twitter, and other social sources are now looked upon as legit travel information sources, while TripAdvisor lords over us all.

4 years ago