12 Dec 2016

European Traveller Insights Report

A new report, ‘European Traveller Insights Report’ 
has been released today. It is the first of it's kind to be published by the online travel company, eDreams ODIGEO and contains extensive global data highlighting consumers’ travel habits in 2016. The report also reveals the destinations that will be trending next year.

6 Dec 2016


Following on from this year's World Travel Market in London, the Industry Report has now been made available, to include key findings from the event.

The contents are very topical, including: 

Aviation, Brexit, Emerging Destinations, Responsible Tourism, Terrorism, the Sharing Economy, UK Trends and the US Election.

29 Nov 2016

Air Travel Forecasts

IATA have just announced that the expected passenger demand in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) is set to expand by 4.8% each year on average over the next 20 years, to become a market of 400 million passengers in 2035. In light of this, they wish to see the following four priorities addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits:
  • Sufficient and affordable infrastructure capacity (including air traffic management), aligned with user needs
  • Curbing the spate of unprecedented increases in taxes and charges over the last year
  • Aligning consumer protection regulations with global standards
  • Enhancing security efforts  Read the news release

Some of the key statistics from the ACI's 'World Airport Traffic Forecasts 2016–2040' have been published as a set of infographics, one of which also shows the top 20 busiest airports in the world.

28 Nov 2016

The Future of Social Media

An online report titled: 'The Future of Social Media (And How to Prepare For It): The State of Social Media 2016' is available to read online. Contents include the evolution of social media marketing roles, how marketers are using social media platforms and the key social media objectives and challenges for 2017.

24 Nov 2016

2017 Virtuoso Luxe Report

2017 Virtuoso Luxe Report was revealed recently, highlighting that upscale travel is thriving as trips are selling out earlier than in past years. Many travellers are also booking further in advance, one to two years ahead for bigger trips. Virtuoso are receiving more requests for business and first-class air travel, as well as nonstop flights. A summary of the survey is available online.