Articles tagged “research”

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U.S. Vacation Rental Demand Is ‘Quickly’ Decelerating: Report

Traveler demand for vacation rentals in the U.S. is still growing, but the pace has "started to decelerate quickly," according to a report from property manager Evolve. Property manager Evolve's office, as seen in 2017. Evolve That was a major finding in Evolve's report, Vacation Rental Industry Trends: Summer 2022. While vacation rental demand was…

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Booking Holdings Faces a Challenge Because of the Euro’s Fall

Much of the attention regarding the euro's historic fall has focused on Americans getting cheaper vacations in Europe — and the converse for EU residents — but the euro's reaching parity with the U.S. dollar obviously has business consequences too — and Booking Holdings will likely have to deal with a material adverse impact. In…

Skift Research

U.S. Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Except for the down year of Covid, the U.S. accommodation sector has been performing robustly with the short-term rental segment gaining market share. However, it is yet to be seen how the composition of the industry evolves.

U.S. Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Tourism

Tourists Are Equally Satisfied Visiting Lesser-Known Places, Study Shows

If there's clear evidence that tourists are equally happy in lesser-visited areas, will the travel industry come together to rework those problematic bucket lists and spread tourism's benefits? Or will it continue to be economic recovery first, followed by more sustainability pledges?

Tourists Are Equally Satisfied Visiting Lesser-Known Places, Study Shows

Online Travel

New Research: How Travelers Are Making Decisions for the Second Half of 2021

As confidence returns to the leisure travel sector, Expedia Group’s Traveler Value Index report spells out the latest in traveler trends, behaviors, and desires.

New Research: How Travelers Are Making Decisions for the Second Half of 2021

Online Travel

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

As many private equity and other investors will tell you, massive opportunities remain in the travel industry over the long term. The travel market will undeniably look very different in 2025 than it does today. But if you believe Trip.com's projections, boom times are ahead for many companies.

4 Charts Showing the Massive Global Travel Opportunity: Courtesy of Trip.com IPO Filing

Hotels

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

U.S. hoteliers are finding their pricing options constrained because of an influx of both short-term rental supply during peak periods, and because of hotel construction. Hoteliers may decide to get into the short-term rental market or not, but they increasingly have to take it into account when fine-tuning pricing strategies.

Short-Term Rentals a Key Factor in Sluggish Hotel Rate Growth

Business Travel

Who Loves Travel Advisors the Most? It’s Millennials, Not Boomers

Emerging destinations and changes in travel styles are fueling a need for human interaction in the travel planning process among younger generations. Companies would be wise not to neglect the human element instead of betting the bank on booking and personalization technology alone.

Who Loves Travel Advisors the Most? It’s Millennials, Not Boomers

Online Travel

Amazon, Group Travel, and Loyalty: 3 Charts From Our Skift Research Reports

Amazon is posing a threat. Chinese tourists are spotted everywhere and the loyalty war is getting ever more intense. Common threads? It's a disruptive phase for travel that requires nimble strategies.

Amazon, Group Travel, and Loyalty: 3 Charts From Our Skift Research Reports

Meetings

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs

Spending as a result of U.S. meetings and events has steadily increased since 2009, and it doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon, according to new research. Spending on food and beverage likewise isn't easing up at all.

Meeting Planners Face a Daunting Challenge in Rising Food and Beverage Costs