Following a broader trend among venture capitalists and other investors, the size of individual funding rounds has ballooned since 2010, according to Phocuswright.
Travel sales, which totaled $1.3 trillion in 2014, will keep rising and competition will be intense. Uber, Airbnb and Qunar are only a few of the companies disrupting travel – snatching the lion’s share of funding, innovating fast and stealing customers from their competitors.
As a travel executive, understanding this new dynamic is critical to your success. At Northstar Travel Group, we provide the insights and platforms you need to make the right decisions and grow your business. Whether it’s launching your innovation on stage at The Travel Innovation Summit, receiving custom consultation with a Phocuswright analyst, or delving into market dynamics of the APAC region, we have you covered.
Disruption threatens everyone. Marriott Hotels has to keep an eye on HomeAway, Avis needs to know what Lyft is up to and Expedia needs to understand Booking.com’s strategy. The dynamics connecting travel executives and entrepreneurs is constantly evolving. If you’re a part of the travel industry, Northstar Travel Group is how you stay connected and ahead of the curve.
As of June 2015, the sharing economy created 17 billion-dollar companies, including Uber, Lyft and Airbnb.
Mobile bookings in the US leisure market grew by over 6x in 2015, to make up roughly 25% of the digital market.
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02/28/2017 - 03/02/2017
Phocuswright India celebrates Asia Pacific's market diversity, illustrates its innovative technology, and highlights the blurred lines between devices, channels and services.
05/16/2017 - 05/18/2017
Explore what's driving the European traveler! Gain insight with session content focused on the region’s marketplace and create unparalleled connections with industry peers.
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05/22/2017 - 05/25/2017
The conference will focus on reviewing Inntopia’s products and features, and on ways to use commerce, marketing and business intel to take advantage of emerging technologies that drive travel trends.
10/13/2017 - 10/15/2017
WIT is the largest online travel gathering in Asia Pacific and brings together global and regional leaders to discuss the future of online travel.