As a business and leisure traveler, I was constantly reading and hearing about interesting experiences — art exhibits, unique hotels, secret hikes, must-see plays and more. The problem I kept running into was one of timing – I would read about a restaurant opening in Portland that sounded amazing, but I was not going to be there for a few months.
Comme on vous l’annonçait ici même en juin 2014 dans cer article "On vous l’avait dit : on se sort plus de TripAdvisor pour effectuer sa réservation d’hôtel", TripAdvisor™ poursuit son petit bonhomme de chemin de site de réservation.
The rapid emergence of Asian economies and the accompanying boom in travel has attracted the attention of the global travel and tourism community, as well as countless others. 'The Rise of the Young Asian Traveller' produced and published by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), explains how and why it is predominantly young people that are fuelling this growth. The full report includes data from a wide-ranging survey, which drew nearly 3,000 responses from young people across Northeast and Southeast Asia, supported with insight from a variety of industry experts. Click here to view the report's executive summary to gain an understanding of the power of the young Asian traveller to shape global travel and tourism in the years to come.
An Infographic identifying 5 new trends emerging in reaction to the increasing use of data and mobile by the airline, hotel, OTA and travel industry was today release by Eyefortravel. It outlines the more subtle changes that are happening at an organisational, business model and financial level.
Ryanair is celebrating its 30 year anniversary in 2015. Due to this moment, TourMaG.com is dedicating it a special feature. In this first section, we’ll retrace the history of the company that pushe...
With customer buying behaviour constantly evolving, online travel brands are constantly tuning their approach towards purchase patterns and other factors. Google has analysed 36,000 Google Analytics accounts to understand the role played by various online channels towards shopping/booking decisions. The study plots data for 11 industries including travel, retail, finance, health and media. Users can also view the report data for seven countries - US, UK, Japan, Brazil, Germany, France and Canada. The chart above illustrates the role played by various marketing channels in the US travel industry, with social and email channels assisting users in their purchase decision. Direct and other paid channels act as a completion channel in their purchase decisions. Click here for more information.
Such a statement would be expected from Airbnb itself – but the prediction comes from one of the leading financial travel analysts in Europe. In an investor note released last week, Barclays says it forecasts the sharing economy poster-child should double in size over the course of the next 12 months.
Après nous avoir dévoilé les coulisses du réseau social et avoir justifié la séparation de l’application Messenger à celle Facebook (cf lien précédent), David Marcus s’est exprimé sur l’avenir du service et sur les opportunités de monétisation.
28/01/2015 16:32:00Allianz Global Assistance a compilé des réactions de voyageurs chinois sur les principaux forums de voyage. Des indications comportementales à glaner… A compléter avec des études chiffrées !
Trocmaison.com et TripAdvisor s’associent. L’objectif ? Permettre au client de Trocmaison.com de rester sur le site tout en consultant les avis de la base de données TripAdvisor. Pour TripAdvisor, c’est l’occasion de trouver de nouveaux clients, en devenant la référence omniprésente de Trocmaison.com.
Trevii helps travelers find the best offer for tickets to museums and similar attractions at popular destinations. It recommends the best value option for a customer’s itinerary and personal interests. Unlike similar services, it attempts to account for free entry dates, voluntary admissions, age-related discounts, and others alternative options for finding the cheapest tickets.
Many hotels are experiencing a notable increase in reservations coming from online travel agencies, most notably those from Booking.com. At the same time, direct bookings, those generated from a hotel's own website, are declining both in absolute and relative terms when compared to what OTAs generate. Not only are OTAs dominating in the area of sales against direct bookings through hotel websites, they are also becoming the preferred reservation method for tourists, most notably when up against small chains and individual hotels. Word of mouth on positive experiences and personalised offers and recommendations tailored by OTAs are crucial to this shift. Click here for more information.
Tourism Australia is the most followed country on Instagram, with over 1 million people following the @Australia profile. Join Tourism Australia's social media team in a free webinar exploring what makes the profile so popular worldwide, with discussion of recent case studies and colourful examples. Topics include:
What makes a great Instagram photoThe latest Instagram research conduced by Tourism AustraliaThe best case studies from across AustraliaHow Tourism Australia choose and feature images on their profilesHow to use images captured by your customers in other marketing assets
This webinar will be conducted on 3 February 2014 at 1:00pm AEDT. It will comprise a 30-minute presentation followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. Click here to register.
Customised itinerary planning remains one of the hardest problems to solve with technology but one Australia-based start-up is having a go at it. Tripbooka is an online platform connecting travel agents with travellers who want the ease of technology but still want the human touch when it comes to planning their holidays and itineraries. Luke Crawford, co-founder and CEO, shares the company’s vision and plans.