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December 29, 2016

these 10 places across the world was most travelled in 2016

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Top Cities of the world which saw the highest number of international travelers in the year 2016


Mastercard has released its Global Destination Cities Index, which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. Measured by the number of international travelers. The study, now in its seventh year shows that Bangkok was globally the most visited "destination this year in 2016 with approximately 22 million visiting the capital of Thailand, ( which comes to around 55,000 international travelers per day) followed by London which ranked no 2 and saw 19.88 million international visitors coming to UK in 2016.

Paris ranks no 3 with  18.03 million international visitors coming to France in 2016.
Number 4 in the list is Dubai, United Arab Emirates with 15.27 million international visitors coming coming to the emirate kingdom this year.
New York ranks no 5, with 12.75 million international visitors in 2016.
No 6 is Singapore with 12.11 million international visitors in 2016.
No 7 among the most travelled places in 2016  is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with 12.02 million international visitors.
With 11.95 million international travelers coming to Turkey, Istanbul ranks number 8 followed by Tokyo and Seoul ranking 9th and 10th with 11.7 million and 10.2 million visitors travelling to Japan and South Korea in 2016.


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November 12, 2015

March 26, 2015

US travel sector, e-spends led by Priceline Expedia to grow 21% to reach $4.15billion


75% of digital spends in US travel industry will be on  direct response (  paid search ) ads as compared to online branding campaigns

Recent eMarketer  report on digital spending by US travel Industry reveals , Priceline and Expedia are the 2 biggest  advertisers  on Google.And they are not stopping ..Both Expedia and  Priceline's Group, including Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Kayak and rentalcars.com, shelled out $1.8 billion on digital advertising  including search advertising on Google and both expedia and Priceline together will account for  more than half of the U.S. travel industry’s digital ad spending for the year.” 

Despite the fact that Google has more than 1 million advertising clients, Priceline and Expedia’s digital ad spend would equate to nearly 5% of all of Google’s advertising revenue in 2014

Digital Spending by  the U.S. travel industry last year  reached $3.42 billion  and is likely to grow 21% to reach  4.15billion in 2015 .With the proliferation of  connected and digital devices inclusing smartphones and Tablets  online spending by 2018 is likely to hit $6.4billion 

June 16, 2014

How Devices play a key role in UK Consumers Travel Decisions



Device  and online travel usage


Mobile is playing an increasingly important role in  daily lives of UK consumers according to a recent study commissioned by Expedia Media Solutions and conducted by comScore, is  to be believed

UK Travelers are are an active, mobile-savvy group that utilise multiple devices and sources of information throughout the travel cycle. Using insights from MMX Multi-Platform, the study found that two-thirds of UK Travel category visitors accessed content via mobile devices during January 2014, with Ground/Cruise (66%), Online Travel Agents (53%), and Hotels/Resorts (53%) leading among subcategories.

"Further analysis into device usage patterns revealed that both phone and tablet usage for Travel category visitation peaks at night between 8 p.m. and midnight, while PC Travel visitation peaks in the afternoon between noon and 5 p.m

April 19, 2014

Most Trafficked Travel Websites : Jan to March 2014

Travel is one of those industries where the Internet has had a great impac as it continues to grow into the   world's largest industries, powered by  smartphones, Mobile and real time technology and connected devices 

The Internet had a huge impact on the travel industry early on, as consumers swarmed to online travel agencies to find the best prices on flights and hotels, and took to online travel guides to plan their trips in advance. In 2012, online U.S. travel sales surpassed $100 billion, according to comScore

The blow data shows the top 10 Online Travel sites  in terms of traffuc

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Online Traffic: Travel Industry

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The Top 10 Online Travel Properties va experian charts

February 28, 2014

Most Popular 10 Travel Destinations at Airbnb




The Airbnb Juggernaut rolls on with  newer travel destinations being added  and a with an ever increasing consumers flocking to  the website  Airbnb reticently conducted a research to  find out which global destinations were trending, they looked at year-to-year growth in the number of reservations made per listing. They only considered destinations with at least 100 listings and 10 reservations per month from 2012 to 2013.

 Last week  Airbnb was trending as users looked  for the hottest vacations and destinations

The infographic   showing the The hottest destinations among Airbnb travelers  are  shared in the above post, the top 10 Destinations that are high " in the list for  Travellers& more http://bit.ly/Airbnb2014 #travel #infographic 2


December 20, 2011

How US "Traveled and Shopped : 2011 Foursquare Trends


The above graph and data shows the " State of Shopping" as reflected at Foursquare .Despite all the midnight sales, most Foursquare users are not early birds and do their shopping during the daylight hours. They like to shop department stores (22 percent) and malls (16 percent), but rarely are found in a bookstore, drug store or home furnishing store.  Not surprisingly, the top retailers for check-ins are the ones with the largest Black Friday sales and include Target, Best Buy and Wal-Mart.
For  travel data which includes airplane and train, data is pulled when  a user checks in on Foursqure at two different airports or train stations in the same day. Automobile traffic, according to the graphic, is based on checkins on highways and roads, which sounds more ambiguous and harder to correlate specifically to travel, but it does show quite neatly the major interstates across the United States.There’s also a timeline component showing the peaks and lulls of travel around Thanksgiving and Christmas, some of the busiest travel times of the year. The timeline shows a greater spike in travel right before Thanksgiving than before Christmas. (source:mashable)


October 27, 2011

Making of "Biggest Technology Disruption" in Travel Industry

The Biggest "Technology Disruption" in the Travel Industry


Airlines have recognised the opportunity to use mobile technology to improve passenger efficiency and as a communication tool during times of service disruption. Most
airlines have done the basics which include mobile check-in, 2D bar code boarding passes and itinerary management. Many airlines have mobile booking capability today and most will beadding it over the next 12 months.