Articles tagged “research reports”

New Skift Research Report: Key Emerging Outbound Travel Markets 2017

New Skift Research Report: Key Emerging Outbound Travel Markets 2017

Dave Montali, Skift

As developed markets reach their saturation point in international travel expenditure, emerging markets are heading towards the pole position.

1 month ago

Skift Research Survey Preview: Travelers Value Activities More Than a Luxe Room

Skift Research Survey Preview: Travelers Value Activities More Than a Luxe Room

Meghan Carty, Skift

The upcoming 2018 Experiential Traveler Report will present a deep dive into the mind of the modern traveler. Here's a sneak peek of our survey results.

2 months ago

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Jason Clampet, Skift

The new Skift Travel app is subscribers-first app, with lots of benefits for the paid Skift Research users. But free users do get access to the last 24 hour of stories.

2 months ago

Google Travel Is Worth $100 Billion — Even More Than Priceline

Google Travel Is Worth $100 Billion — Even More Than Priceline

Jared Wein, Skift

While some may disagree, we believe that Google is not becoming an online travel agency. It certainly could do so, but its travel business is already massive and highly profitable. We estimate it will generate around $14 billion in revenue in 2017, and will grow at over 20 percent per year for the foreseeable future.

2 months ago

Skift Call: Expedia Under New Leadership

Skift Call: Expedia Under New Leadership

Skift

Expedia Inc. moved quickly to name a successor to departed CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, but the group of brands including Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire, HomeAway, and more will have challenges ahead. Understand them better by listening to our experts.

3 months ago

New Skift Research Report: The State of Conferences and Events 2017

New Skift Research Report: The State of Conferences and Events 2017

Dave Montali, Skift

The rapidly evolving conference and events sector is facing increasing competition. While competition brings better technology solutions, organizers need to maintain value in their conferences to remain viable in the long-term.

3 months ago

The Rise and Fall of China Outbound Travel to South Korea

The Rise and Fall of China Outbound Travel to South Korea

Jared Wein, Skift

China outbound travel is booming and has a long way to go before maturity. Individual destinations should pursue the market, but be cognizant of the risks. South Korea serves as an example of what can happen when the Chinese government changes course.

4 months ago

New Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Ctrip and the China Online Travel Market 2017

New Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Ctrip and the China Online Travel Market 2017

Jared Wein, Skift

This report represents the launch of our coverage of Asia, offering insights into both Ctrip and the online travel market more broadly.

4 months ago

Transport for London’s Adoption of Contactless Payments Really Worked

Transport for London’s Adoption of Contactless Payments Really Worked

Dave Montali, Skift

Identifying payment trends among consumers not only improves the customer experience but also allows businesses to create new operating models built around the improved speed and ease of transacting.

5 months ago

Chinese Travelers Turn to Messaging Apps To Make Payments

Chinese Travelers Turn to Messaging Apps To Make Payments

Dave Montali, Skift

The Chinese outbound market is booming yet travelers still find low acceptance of their typical payment methods. As travel becomes more accessible to the Chinese lower and middle class offering payment methods such as AliPay and WeChat Pay will be a definitive competitive advantage.

5 months ago

New Research Report: The State of Consumer Payments in Travel 2017

New Research Report: The State of Consumer Payments in Travel 2017

Dave Montali, Skift

Consumer adoption of new payment methods and devices for settling purchases is the main driver of adoption by companies. Yet travel companies can gain a valuable competitive advantage by predicting trends in payments and making payments as easy as possible for everyone.

5 months ago

TripAdvisor: Non-Hotel Revenue Could Reach One-Third of Total by 2020

TripAdvisor: Non-Hotel Revenue Could Reach One-Third of Total by 2020

Luke Bujarski, Skift

A successful TripAdvisor transformation into ecommerce would go down as one of the smartest pivots in online travel history.

5 months ago