A year in review: Our travel industry studies and reports of 2013

Steve Joseph

Head of Content & Social Media, Amadeus IT Group

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Here’s a recap of some of our top shelf research reports and whitepapers from 2013.

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Research and innovation is part of our DNA here at Amadeus and a multitude of industry leading whitepapers backs this notion up.

Shaping the future of travel in Asia Pacific

This study looks at the BIG Four travel effects influencing the future landscape of travel in APAC. Developed by business research and consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan – this study surveyed 1,531 business and leisure travellers across the seven key markets ofAustralia,China,India, Indonesia,Japan, Korea, and Singapore.

The Rail Journey to 2020 Report

Showcasing the facts, figures, and trends that will define the future of European passenger rail – this report focuses on the period up to 2020, which will see the industry impacted by an unprecedented combination of factors.

Corporate Travel Management in Western Europe: Opportunities and Challenges

This report highlights specific strategies which can have an immediate impact on cost containment, including consolidating business trips to make more efficient use of employee time and encouraging wide-spread adoption of the corporate online booking tool to better manage and track travel spend.

At the Big Data Crossroads: New Report Available for Download

This independent study, authored byProfessor Thomas H. Davenport, highlights that the industry is at a big data crossroads: large volume, complex and unstructured datasets are beginning to reshape the industry, and so the development of big data initiatives is now a priority for many.

A Digital Savannah: Africa’s e-commerce promise

This white paper identifies five key trends shaping decision making and consumer behaviour as they relate to online shopping preferences and travel booking. The major trend identified is a healthy appetite for online shopping, although the way it is conducted tends to differ significantly from traditional e-commerce systems.

Passengers first: Re-thinking irregular operations

Passengers first: Re-thinking irregular operations – commissioned in partnership with PhoCusWright – looks at this pressing issue and explores the true impact of irregular operations with a focus on understanding the traveller’s perspective and providing practical strategies for airlines to better manage customer expectations.

Which study did you find most useful?