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The state of online travel agency bookings in charts

Whilst bots and other future-tech items get many of the headlines in 2016, there is undoubtedly a war of words out there between the intermediaries and hotels.

The latest salvo (coming the same day as data from Triptease) is in the shape of a whitepaper from Phocuswright and Expedia, looking at where consumers shop online for travel products.

Phocuswright notes that the overall online penetration by region continues to grow on a global basis (although the US is forecast to remain flat at 45%, as it has for the last three years), with Europe tipped to hit 52% during 2016.

Here follows a series of charts from the whitepaper, illustrating some of the results from Phocuswright’s major consumer research study.

Search-shop-buy-share online penetration:


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