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Consumer Habits

U.S. Travel Tracker: December 2022

Increasing number of Americans have started to feel the pinch of increasing travel prices. 34 percent of Americans, 10 percentage points higher than last October, plan to decrease their spending on travel in the next 12 months.

Technology

Hotel Tech Benchmark: Reputation and Review Management 2023

The explosive popularity of online guest reviews on numerous review platforms has made it imperative for hotels to adopt reputation and review management software to be able to manage their public perception and benchmark guest satisfaction. This tech category has observed growth in the last decade and has the potential to generate $1.3 billion in annual revenues.

Hospitality

Skift Research Global Travel Outlook 2023

The new year will give no rest to a weary travel industry. After years of work to dig out of the hole the pandemic put us in, travel in 2023 may find that the hardest part still lies ahead. The groundwork for growth is in place but achieving success will be no simple task.

Online Travel

Expedia and Booking in the Post-Pandemic Travel Landscape

Travel is back in full swing and Expedia Group and Booking Holdings are now fully recovered versus the pandemic. But under the hood, big changes are underway as these two booking sites revamp their strategies for the future.

Technology

Hotel Tech Benchmark: Guest-Facing Technology 2022

Guest-facing tech has gained popularity over the last few years, especially due to its contactless capabilities. While there is a lot of investment in this landscape and growing interest from hoteliers and guests, it is still largely in its infancy with a lot of potential to grow.

Consumer Habits

U.S. Travel Tracker: September 2022

High season... what high season? In September, 57% of Americans traveled, 10 percentage points higher than the same time last year. The normal decline in trip participation after the summer months did not occur, highlighting how the vacation season is being stretched as demand - and prices - remain high.

Hospitality

State of Travel 2022: Charting Travel’s Future

So much has happened in the the travel industry in recent years. This new report by Skift Research puts perspective on those dizzying changes by providing definitive and data-driven insight into the current state of the travel industry, and the trends that will shape the future.

Consumer Habits

U.S. Travel Tracker: July 2022 Highlights

Higher prices and concerns about the economy haven't stopped Americans from traveling. Over half of Americans traveled in July. And nearly 60 percent of them said they might travel before the summer ends.

Hospitality

Global Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The global accommodation sector is witnessing a fast-paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. A closer look into the industry performance shows interesting variations in the pace of recovery as we review regions and sub-sectors.

Marketing and Media

Subscriptions and Memberships in Travel 2022

Subscriptions are ubiquitous in nearly every industry other than travel. Why the disconnect? The time is right for building paid travel subscriptions, powered by shifts in traveler priorities and work-life flexibility. Learn how to build travel memberships by analyzing three innovative case studies in this latest research report.

Technology

The Great Merging in the Hotel and Rental Tech Sectors 2022

Lines between hotels, short-term rentals and other accommodation types are blurring, but we see little merging in the business-to-business tech spaces that support these sectors. This will change, but there are some major barriers to overcome first.

Hospitality

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.