April 26th, 2016
At the WTTC Global Summit in Dallas, there were calls from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, for the travel industry to tackle the two enormous challenges, namely mass migration and global terrorism, which pose an unprecedented threat to travel and tourism, a key revenue generator and job creator.
April 21st, 2016
There has always been an unwritten rule amongst many industry insiders that the performance of the hotel bar or restaurant is closely linked with the performance of the rest of the hotel.
April 10th, 2016
Springtime in Japan is marked by Hanami, or flower-viewing parties in Japan. It also marks an important time of year for Japanese manufacturers, consumers and industries. Learn more about how tourism, travel, beverages, foods, beauty, fashion, home appliances, technology, and Japan’s economy itself are impacted by springtime in the country. Watch on YouTube
March 30th, 2016
In the last few years, important infrastructure and promotional investments in several Latin American countries have helped increased popularity for the region as a travel destination, especially among Chinese tourists. Mobile has also played a major role within travel in Latin America. Businesses must better understand how these new mobile technologies are changing traveller’s behaviour and […]
March 26th, 2016
The 14th edition of the Mexico National Tourism Forum was held in Mexico City on 22-23 February 2016
March 24th, 2016
The travel industry is constantly being disrupted by new technology and we’re seeing the shift to a mobile-first world. Technological upheaval is having a profound effect on traditional brands and giving rise to new business models such as the sharing economy. Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel at Euromonitor International, takes a look at what the […]
March 11th, 2016
Rio de Janeiro was one of the fastest growing cities according to Euromonitor International’s Top 100 City Destinations Ranking for inbound arrivals in 2014. However, recent concerns surrounding the Olympics and the Zika virus outbreak have cast shadows over the promise of increased tourism. However, Euromonitor believes that the Olympics in 2016 will be […]
March 4th, 2016
Turbulence throughout the whole of 2015 negatively affected the performances of both travel retailers and airlines in Russia. Airlines overall experienced a negative performance for the first time since the 2009 crisis. Based on preliminary data, airlines experienced a decline of 9%, or eight million passengers, in 2015.
March 3rd, 2016
The Russian hotel industry is full of optimism. With an increase in domestic trips, high occupancy rates, and increasing investments from industry giants such as Hilton, The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and IHG, it is easy to see why. After the huge success of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian hotels expect to […]
March 2nd, 2016
Understanding the demands of consumers has never been as important as it is today. Major shifts are visible in the travel and hospitality industry, with the millennial generation and technology facilitating the growth of the sharing economy. This presentation will present Euromonitor’s latest insights on the sharing economy, with a particular focus on lodging.