More than seven in 10 respondents said employees were not using mobile phones as a payment mechanism for travel-related costs.
While aggregate spending will increase over the forecast period, spending in the entertainment sector will actually decline this year.
Apparel retailers in North America had the highest—and a near-perfect—delivery rate.
This Wimdu Travel infographic profiles the social traveller.
Customer Satisfaction With Hospitality Industry By Sector [CHART]Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Customer satisfaction with full-service restaurants has dipped this year, and for the first time is on par with fast food establishments, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The index for full-service restaurants fell 2 points to 80 on ASCI’s 100-point scale, […]
Marketers Who Believe Data Access/Use Is Very Important To Ad Spending [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com A survey of US brand marketers and agencies by social marketing analytics company 33Across found that only 46% of entertainment companies and 45% of retail companies strongly agreed that data access and usage was important to their ad spending. […]
Travel Brand Like Motivations [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to ROI Research’s April 2011 survey “S-Net: A Study in Social Media Usage & Behavior,” more than half of US fans of travel brands and companies “like” or “follow” such brands and companies because they want something in return—specifically deals or information about deals. Read […]
Travel Marketing Budget Changes [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to Frommer’s and Tnooz’s “2011 Digital Marketing and Content Survey,” 65% of travel professionals polled worldwide planned to increase their social media marketing budget in 2012, a higher percentage than for any other digital marketing tactic. Read the rest at eMarketer.
Reasons People Visit Hospitality/Tourism Websites [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com Of those who visited a travel or hospitality site, 26% said they did so to make a reservation. One in five arrived at a site in search of information about hotels, and the same percentage of respondents said they were looking for price information. Read […]
Obstacles On Hospitality/Tourism Websites [CHART]Rate this post via emarketer.com According to the survey, 30% of those who visited a site to make a booking—but did not complete one—said price was the reason they stopped shopping. But after price, functionality and site design were among the biggest stumbling blocks for prospective customers. iPerceptions found that 12% […]