Articles tagged “phocuswright”

Online Travel

Phocuswright Founder and Online Travel Pioneer Philip Wolf Dies at 64

Passionate, endlessly curious, entrepreneurial, articulate, loyal and tough, Philip Wolf was a pioneer in online travel. The legions of people he impacted and influenced will no doubt agree.

Phocuswright Founder and Online Travel Pioneer Philip Wolf Dies at 64

Media and PR

Northstar Travel Group Is Sold by One Private Equity Company to Another

Under Wicks, Northstar has acquired multiple companies in order to grow, but we've yet to see its digital endeavors reach the audience such a large organization should be able to command.

Northstar Travel Group Is Sold by One Private Equity Company to Another

SkiftX

European Tours and Activities Market Expanding But Vast Majority of It is Offline

Tours and activities are indeed a huge potential market, but it is highly fragmented and still mostly offline. There is a substantial upside when the market catches up with the mobile revolution.

European Tours and Activities Market Expanding But Vast Majority of It is Offline

Business Travel

8 Questions for the PhoCusWright Conference That Probably Won’t Be Asked

The annual gathering has been travel tech's prom for years now. But with the departure of its visionary founder and its sale to one of travel's least creative brands can it keep the magic alive?

8 Questions for the PhoCusWright Conference That Probably Won’t Be Asked

Online Travel

The 10 Tech Innovations That Influenced Travel This Year

The speed of innovation and expectations of customers will only rise in the next year. Travel providers to need adapt and adapt quickly before new technologies take their place.

The 10 Tech Innovations That Influenced Travel This Year

Hotels

Vacation Rentals Startups Are Hot, But How Real Is the Market?

The presence of established players such as HomeAway and TripAdvisor, plus a market that isn't as addressable as it might appear, will make the vacation rental startup sector the next bubble.

Vacation Rentals Startups Are Hot, But How Real Is the Market?

Media and PR

Three companies we admire in travel business information

Travel business information is a huge industry with mostly sub-standard and sub-scaled players. But these three stand out for their quality.

Three companies we admire in travel business information

Online Travel

The advanced digital habits of ski travelers

Skiers are more affluent than bowlers, for example, so it's not surprising that lots of ski buffs are packing mobile devices. But the're not just packing, they are transacting, too.

The advanced digital habits of ski travelers

Online Travel

Special Report: Why the tours and activities market is more hype than the next big thing

Kayak's dropping of tours in its mobile apps shows that the sector may not be as addressable as envisioned and isn't ready for prime time.

Special Report: Why the tours and activities market is more hype than the next big thing

Online Travel

What’s behind the technology gap for European Travelers?

The study reveals the gap between consumers who have eagerly embraced mobile technology and those who are just fine going along without it.