In With the Old, In With the New: PhoCusWright's Trends for 2008

Schetzina, Cathy; Connolly, Daniel; May, Brendan; Merten, Ralph; O'Connor, Peter; Offutt, Bob; Papenhoff, Michaela; Roukas, George; Rose, Norman L.; Salgado, Jesus; Sileo, Lorraine; Steinbrink, Susan; Wolf, Philip
April 2008
Hospitality Upgrade;Spring2008, p60
Trade Publication
The article features the survey conducted by PhoCusWright Travel regarding various trends instore for 2008 worldwide. Because of the emergence of technological innovations, it is forecasted that India's online travel marketplace will grow to over $6 billion while U.S. and China remains the holy grail of global expansion by 2010. Trends instore for 2008 include the growth of mobile technology, consolidation and merging of companies will continue, social and electronic commerce will converge and the implementation of green movement. Discussed are the details of the trends forecasted for 2008.


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