20 USA Cities Where We Can Have Epic Weekend Getaways For Under $200

| October 3, 2018

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The dream is to keep costs super low but stay in a great hotel and see the best sights. Unfortunately, travel can be super expensive. Not only do accommodations cost a lot but activities, excursions, tours, food, drinks, flights, and other transportation all add up quickly, making constant travel not feasible for most people. Even tax can be a huge burden on most travel budgets and is an additional cost that most people don't factor in ahead of time.

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Online Travel Trends to Watch out for in 2020

Article | March 3, 2020

Travel has seen an incredible digital transformation over the last decade. Technologies like AI and Mobile have produced large scale disruption. With the number of aspirant travelers continuously increasing and millennials outrightly discarding the concept of work-life balance, the tourism industry is expected to continue to evolve in 2020. The overall paradigm shift in the travel arena is a result of the confluence of changing mindset and varying perception across various markets.

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How data is shaping the traveler experience

Article | March 17, 2020

Travel managers have long looked for a way to improve the traveler experience. They’re providing new tools and services to the employees, hoping that this will increase compliance and reduce costs. However, these results are not often achieved, because tools are implemented without a true understanding of the traveler and their needs. In our upcoming white paper, we’re looking at how data is shaping the traveler experience – and how it drives travel management to achieve results. For this research project, Phocuswright partnered with AirPlus International to understand how much has changed since Big Data was first talked about in corporate travel.

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What positive travel trends could come from coronavirus?

Article | April 7, 2020

Who’s ready for some good news? Well, we’re probably not going to hear any truly good news, especially in the travel world, for some time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t speculate about positive developments in the post-COVID world. From better environmental protections to more flexible booking options, here are some ways travel could improve in the long run.

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Poor payment experience determines choice of travel provider

Article | March 11, 2020

Payments are now accepted as one of the areas adding friction to the traveler journey, from the booking process to being on a trip, according to new research. The Frictionless Travel Payments: From Complexity To Competitive Advantage report from Amadeus shows that 70% of consumers say a good payment experience would drive them to select a travel provider over a competitor. In addition, 74% say a poor payment experience affects the enjoyment of their holiday. The study also reveals that 74% of travelers are booking less than two months before departure and millennials are twice as likely to book later than those aged over 55.

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