Friday, July 31, 2009

Online Travel Bookings a Bright Spot

The travel environment remains "surprisingly difficult" everywhere in the world but online travel agency (OTA) bookings should continue to be a bright spot, says a new study by PhoCusWright Inc.



"Online travel agencies should benefit from the ongoing shift in transactions from traditional points of purchase toward the Internet,"said Jack Fuller, the author of the study. He also cited a better-than-expected domestic leisure travel season as another factor improving the outlook for online.
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Online booms as travel numbers tumble

SYDNEY - Traveller numbers have declined in Australia, but the proportion of online bookings has grown sharply, increasing by 26 percent.

Tim Russell, managing director of Amadeus Australia and New Zealand, said, "Online travel agencies are benefiting from the current economic environment, with travellers believing that the best prices can be found online."


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