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September 26, 2014

Euromonitor to Speak at ATA Conference 2014

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Dates: November 11-16, 2014

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Description: ATA's signature event in Africa provides a networking, learning and agenda-shaping platform for the most diverse group of tourism industry stakeholders of any travel industry event on the continent. The event addresses timely industry topics, offers a line up of educational and professional development opportunities and showcases the host Destination’s newest products and services. Delegates also have the opportunity to participate in ATA’s Young Professionals Program forum, a tourism ministers’ roundtable, business-to-business and networking events, an African Bazaar, networking events, host country day(s), gala dinners and pre- and post- country tours.

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September 23, 2014

Euromonitor Partners with World Travel Market 2014

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World Travel Market 2014

3rd to 6th November 2014, Excel Centre, London

Euromonitor International is pleased to be the WTM exclusive research provider for the ninth year running.

The WTM Global Trends Report, produced by Euromonitor International in exclusive for WTM, has been at the forefront of accurately predicting major travel trends around the world since its launch in 2006, looking at how the travel industry is developing in a rapidly changing landscape.

The report identifies the key trends set to shape the travel industry in seven regions: the Americas, the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, India as well as recognises the very latest dynamics in Travel Technology and pockets of opportunity in the Global Village.

The Global Travel Trends Report offers an insight into to the size and shape of travel and tourism and identifies pressing industry issues, emerging brands, destinations and demographics, growth categories and consumer trends. Analysis by Euromonitor International illustrates how the travel market is set to change and outlines the criteria for success. 

The WTM global trends report by Euromonitor International is presented at the World Travel Market

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September 17, 2014

Businesses in Asia Catering to Halal Tourism

With many Asian governments encouraging inbound tourism from the Middle East, businesses in the region are figuring out ways to attract these consumers. Tour operators are organizing packages around Muslim holidays lead by Muslim guides and including visits to mosques in addition to other notable destinations. Local spas, gyms, hospitals, and restaurants are also building new facilities in accordance with Halal requirements.

Video features Emil Fazira Kamari - Research Analyst

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September 16, 2014

Big Data, Unique IDs and Prescriptive Analytics: Revolutionising Online Travel Marketing

Angelo RossiniAnalyst Insight by Angleo Rossini - Contributing Online Travel and Tourism Analyst

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Some of the most interesting recent developments in travel technology concern big data and prescriptive analytics. The convergence of these technological developments and the possibility of identifying online consumers through unique IDs are going to be some of the most significant factors affecting the online travel competitive environment in the next few years.

Big data analytics will increasingly enable companies to target consumers in a more personalised and effective way through the whole marketing mix. This will mean higher conversion rates for companies and a better consumer experience for customers. But these developments will also see some companies gain ground in the online travel competitive environment thanks to their superior ability to collect and analyse consumer data, and other companies to become less competitive, not being able to target consumers in a more customised way. 

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Euromonitor to Speak at WTM Vision Rimini at TTG Incontri

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WTM Vision Rimini at TTG Incontri

Date: 9 October 2014, 3-5pm

Location: Rimini Fiera, TTG Forum. Pad. C2

Presentation: The global economy is on the mend and tourist arrivals recorded another sharp performance in 2013, reaching record numbers of over one billion worldwide. While China and Russia drive outbound tourism growth, low cost carriers are increasingly successful worldwide and their business model is embraced by several schedule airlines and hotel sales see a global recovery led primarily by mid-priced outlets.

In this presentation, Angelo Rossini, Online Travel Analyst at Euromonitor International, will analyse the consumer trends and forces driving change in the travel industry and will showcase the latest developments in online travel. Angelo will assess how the online and mobile channels are re-shaping the travel industry and review the potential in this industry for big data analytics and wearable electronics. Euromonitor International’s research will help to answer burning questions such as how are online consumer demands changing and how should travel companies adapt their business models to be successful.

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September 14, 2014

Competition between Expedia and Priceline Heats Up - Part 1

Angelo RossiniAnlayst Insight by Angelo Rossini - Contributing Online Travel Analyst

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While online travel retail sales are continuing their steady growth globally, consolidation is increasing among online travel agencies, with Expedia and Priceline strengthening their positions as the most successful and innovative companies and constantly gaining share in the category.

Priceline managed to record the sharpest growth over the 2004-2013 period, which allowed the company to stand beside Expedia at the top of the global online travel agency (OTA) and travel intermediary ranking in 2013. Competition between the two OTA giants is getting tougher in 2014, with Priceline continuing its sharp rise and Expedia also achieving a remarkable performance.

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September 11, 2014

The Impact of the Indian Budget on Consumer Goods and Services

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The Union Budget of India for 2014-2015, presented on July 10 has an impact on almost every area of consumer goods and services in the country. Research analysts from Euromonitor International’s office in Bangalore, India respond to the budget in this podcast series.

 

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 Featuring:  Shabori Das - Research Analyst, Ina Dawer, - Senior Research Analyst, Manjunath Reddy - Research Analyst and Priyanshu Rana - Reseach Analyst

Introduction to the Big Indian Budget (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on the Tobacco Market (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on Internet Retailing (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on Consumer Electronics (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on Consumer Finance (mp3

The Indian Budget's Impact on Food and Beverages (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on Travel and Tourism (mp3)

The Indian Budget's Impact on Apparel and Footwear (mp3)

September 9, 2014

Travel and the Sharing Economy

Caroline BremnerAnalyst Insight by Caroline Bremner - Head of Travel and Tourism Research

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I am delighted to announce the launch of a new series of Thought Leadership global reports, with the first in the series focusing on Travel and the Sharing Economy.

The sharing economy has taken the travel and tourism industry by storm, tapping into the consumer zeitgeist for sustainable, authentic and local services when it comes to lodging, transport, activities, dining and finance, amongst others. We take a look at the key drivers behind the dynamic growth in the travel sharing economy, benefiting from technological disruption, rapid urbanisation, Generation Y’s influence and smartphone proliferation.

 

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September 3, 2014

Halal Tourism a Growing Opportunity for Asia

A majority of Asian governments are making travelling easier on Muslim tourists by offering halal foods and prayer areas. Today, Hong Kong and South Korea are destinations for Muslim shoppers buying personal care and beauty products, and countries such as Japan are offering travel packages and information catered specifically to Muslim tourists. Although many initiatives are currently government oriented, private businesses stand to profit by catering to this consumer base.

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Series of Bankruptcies of Tour Operators to Result in Further Decline of Tourism Flows from Russia

Marija MilasevicAnalyst Insight by Marija Milasevic - Research Analyst

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In summer 2014, the Russian tourism industry was significantly affected by a number of serious bankruptcies of local tour operators. Six tour operators did not manage to solve their financial issues and declared bankruptcy. Many companies were unable to honour existing commitments – with more than 10,000 tourists left stranded in foreign destinations without return tickets and/or hotels booked for their stay. This resulted in a failure of trust among Russian consumers. Lack of consumer confidence, a weak legislative system, poor economic forecasts and a lack of promotion for domestic destinations will negatively affect the industry in the next couple of years.

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Euromonitor to Speak at ATA Conference 2014

Euromonitor Partners with World Travel Market 2014

Businesses in Asia Catering to Halal Tourism

Big Data, Unique IDs and Prescriptive Analytics: Revolutionising Online Travel Marketing

Euromonitor to Speak at WTM Vision Rimini at TTG Incontri

Competition between Expedia and Priceline Heats Up - Part 1

The Impact of the Indian Budget on Consumer Goods and Services

Travel and the Sharing Economy

Halal Tourism a Growing Opportunity for Asia

Series of Bankruptcies of Tour Operators to Result in Further Decline of Tourism Flows from Russia