According to Phocuswright‘s latest travel research report- U.S. Travel Market COVID-19 Update, the U.S. travel industry was on a stable growth prior to the pandemic. The industry was steady throughout

Despite the myriad challenges in the airline segment like the sudden collapse of one of the region's biggest travel brands – Thomas cook and the exit of the United

OTAs remain to play a pivotal role in Europe's online travel distribution marketplace. As per the latest travel research report - Europe Online Travel Overview 2019 by Phocuswright, travel

As per Phocuswright’s latest travel research report, Middle East Online Travel Overview 2019, a winning combination of government investment, positive economic change and consumer affluence is leading the Middle

According to Phocuswright‘s latest travel research report the first half of 2019 was a rough patch for OTAs on a global level due to  currency instability, the U.S.-China trade

India’s last census in 2011, had more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 80% below the age of 50. A January report

Below are the findings of a recent travel research report by Phocuswright, which provides and compares total and online travel gross bookings for six regions: U.S./Canada, Europe, Eastern Europe,

Even after spending billions on marketing, very few Online travel agents make the mark when it comes to sites used to choose a hotel. As per a research by hotel

Online travel agencies (OTAs) has found their niche in the European travel market. Even though all the key players are popular among European travellers, the competition has reached a point where

A latest research by Phocuswright offers a high-level view of the Indian travel, trends and the key developments impacting the market. Airline industry Even though airline sector touched new highs, its

Behavioural marketing company SaleCycle have tracked more than 280 million online bookings and abandonments from their airline and travel clients which covers more than 90 of the world’s biggest

As per a recent travel research report, U.S. airlines notched a second consecutive year of 5% revenue growth in 2018. Steady capacity additions, an uptick in passenger volume, improved yield and

A recent Digital Business Travelers Research conducted in 2019, reveals that business travellers look for a combination of digital solutions and human intervention. As per the report 57% are

Latest trend shows that U.S. online travel growth continues to sweep over the overall market, and this will continue until at least 2022. Phocuswright, in their new travel research pointed

A recent research by SAP Concur and GBTA has brought to light that Business travellers in Europe are moving away from direct booking channels. As per the study, booking of flights and

Depending on technology aids while travelling is a growing trend even though traveller’s preferences and choices are different from common conventional thinking. As per the findings of a research undertaken

As per a recent report on the travel booking process, almost $3 trillion in travel bookings will be abandoned in 2018 while using online booking portals. The challenge is to

Online travel agents (OTAs) are the most popular option among the younger generation of both youth and students for booking flights and accommodation. Based on a survey by WYSE Travel Confederation

Many travellers still choose to travel to meetings in favour of using videophones. The reality is that personal encounters work, although they are increasingly being arranged by chatbots. According to

Breaking all the myth, tours and activities market has emerged as the hottest markets in tourism. In 2011, B2C sector shared only 1% of the market whereas now it

According to a KPMG and FICCI report in order to improve customer experience the travel and hospitality industries are on a spree in embracing new technologies, different tools and digital

Nowadays travelers are increasingly turning to the app experience, rather than mobile web, to search and book flights and accommodation. A global study by Travelport Digital, carried out with 955

The travel tech ecosystem is getting bigger day by day. Recent studies show that travel firms have embraced new technologies and moved on to specifics about what sort of

New Distribution Capability (NDC) is an initiative spearheaded by IATA which is focused on helping Airlines to distribute rich and comparative content including ancillaries to users. The concept behind NDC

A recent survey by Travelport, is all about modern traveller and the importance of digital tools for travellers - before, during and even after their journeys. They emphasize the

As per a recent report published by Sabre during the IATA World Passenger Summit in Barcelona, Europeans spend more time searching for flights than actually flying, in a process

A recent report of Net Affinity shares some vision in regarding how critical is the design optimization of mobile and desktop sites of travel companies in order to boost

Understanding their customer is one of the important tasks that the travel brands have to face in 2017. Awareness about the various types of travellers and booking options to

The online travel market is driven by quick and convenient flight and hotel bookings, rise in customers’ trust in online payment, and ability to compare various travel options. Nowadays,

A recent research shows that the US consumers spend more than five hours each day interacting with mobile or other similar devices. Now a days’ the connected travellers’ spend more

The importance of conventional travel agency is still relevant even though complete online services has captured the industry to a certain extent. Even though lots of agents, shops and call

Travel companies are trying hard in updating their consumers to make bookings directly through their brand’s website where as travellers still consider online travel agencies as an alternate choice. A

There is a striking upturn in the number of   travellers who use online & offline medium for searching and booking travel products according to a latest research. A recent survey

According to a survey conducted for the Travel Technology Europe trade show of 150 leading travel buyers ‘mobile technology’ is most exciting than virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Moreover, mobile

The global digital travel sector could be worth $1,091 billion by 2022 as per the forecast by a recent Allied Market Research study. The share of India in this

As per the report by Colliers International, inventions in Travel Technology will continue to transform the tourism industry, with cloud passports, personalised travel, virtual reality and apps predicted to

According to SITA’s 2016 India IT Trends Benchmark study, released at the India ICT Aviation Forum 2016, airlines and airports in India are expected to spend on new technology

When the hotels are struggling in getting direct bookings, Travellers assume that they are getting a better deal if they book using an online travel agency. A study with 1,000

In the latest report launched by The National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM) it has been identified that globally, the number of Internet users is expected to

US corporate travellers had been quizzed by GBTA Foundation on hotel technology they use while travelling for business. Travellers were also enquired about the hotel chain apps on their phones

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Mobile has become omnipresent among travellers in key markets like France, Germany, U.K, USA and China. Now a days holiday travellers use multiple web-enabled devices other than smartphone. Having

The conventional SMS / text messaging along with other Internet-based mobile chat apps has become the default medium of communication around the world. Mobile messaging has attained a remarkable

According to Criteo‘s latest mobile commerce report, a tipping point has been reached, with apps accounting for more travel purchases than the mobile web. Criteo’s report says that during the

With the help of ecommerce market, the growth of online travel market in India is constantly on an upward graph as more and more travellers prefer online booking engines

As per the new record-breaking stats released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in its latest World Tourism Barometer, tourists have travelled outside their countries' borders for

Online travel agencies (OTAs) are spearheading a dramatic shift towards online merchandising in 2015. In the first three quarters of this year, Amadeus IT Group saw an 85% increase

An opinion research survey by The Travel Technology Association reveals the current trend among American travellers. The survey shows the increasing dependency on innovative web and app-based platforms developed

The growth of online travel market in India is constantly on an upward graph especially with the ecommerce market as more and more travellers prefer online booking engines to

According to the prominent brands of the industry, people are more using mobile websites than desktop. UK-based eDigitalResearch found that 87.5% of users prefer its mobile website to

According to a latest study about the booking habits and preferences of Indian travellers done by Skyscanner, 54% of Indians preferred flat discounts when it came to travel bookings.

India's online travel market is beating the odds, with online bookings continuing to surge at double-digit rates despite very low Internet and credit card penetration. In 2014, online channels

Euromonitor International presented its latest tourism Global Trends report at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2015). The report provides state-of-the-art insight into MENA economic trends with specific emphasis on

Established in 1887, the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG) is a diversified conglomerate with an overwhelming presence in multiple verticals. They are one of the leading NBFCs in India with

As per the findings of a latest report by Amadeus at Arabian Travel Market 2015, Middle East’s online travel market value is projected to advance from $18 billion to

The Indians are on an online shopping spree whether it is accommodation for their next leisure or business trip. As per the latest study by Google India, there is a

According to a latest study, more than 1.5 billion boarding passes will be delivered to mobile devices by airlines within four years. As per Juniper Research, the 2019 figure will

Great quality content on travel websites speaks to people: it’s inspiring, it’s relevant and it’s bookable. For the first decade or so, online travel was all about “price, price

The recent survey by ICICI Lombard on Leisure Travel Trends for 2014 was about the difference in behaviour among travellers when it comes to international versus domestic travel. The

Sharing with you all the results from the research report by Cleartrip on how Indians book and the role of mobile in their booking pattern.    Here are the key points   There

Teknokraaft’s cient in Italy, Diesel Viaggi launched its online booking portal (currently in beta mode) last week. The portal works with Travelport Universal API and is integrated with Flights,

Over the past couple of years, the industry has been obsessed over two unique trends: native advertising and programmatic media buying. Programmatic appears designed for large scale automated media

With the going live of Tiger Airways XML through Teknokraaft OTA Flight engine, the list of flight suppliers connected to our OTA Flight engine has grown again. On the

Nowadays International tourism has got a sustained growth which is beyond expectation and is maintaining economic growth in both developed and developing countries. International tourism generated US $1.4 trillion

Gone are the days when cancellations used to be a rare thing. A recent study highlights the fact that cancellation is a serious affair now. In order to study post-booking

Diesel Viaggi of Milan, Italy has selected Teknokraaft to develop their online travel portal. The agreement in connection with the same was signed by their Director, Mr. Hardeep Maan and

Al Kobaisi Travel & Tours – Teknokraaft’s 1st client from Kingdom of Bahrain went live last week with their B2C portal. The portal is now in its 1st phase

Happy and proud to share with you all that our OTA booking platform completed an important milestone recently. We crossed the magic figure of 111,111 transactions! Below are the exact figures

As per the ground-breaking figure revealed from a presentation made by PhoCusWright at the recent FITUR conference in Madrid, Spain, one in five of all travel bookings made online

Sharing with you the extracts from the Global Travel Report conducted during WTM 2013 in association with Euromonitor International   Thanks to positive growth in the Eurozone, the IMF predicts global

The recent study done by PhocusWright throws up some interesting insights. Conventionally OTAs were very much dependent on Flights vertical to power their growth/sales. However the study results reveal

Sharing with you the results generated by a research commissioned by Google about the Travel behavior in US market. Give us interesting insights.   1. Travelers are constantly seeking value from

As per a recent survey conducted by Abacus in the APAC region, travel agents admit that fares from LCCs matters more to them when compared to overall sales. The results

Teknokraaft has released its latest product offering for the Travel domain – OTA on Mobile. Now you can book your Flights & Hotels using your smart phones! The product has

One would think that with the way the Indian Rupee is depreciating against the dollar many of us would be holding on to their travel plans and some may

Presenting below the key points from a recent study on mobile usage in Travel domain in India Mobile is here and now in India In India, mobile adoption is higher not

New research from eNett and PhoCusWright has unearthed an apparent gulf between perception and reality in terms of the true cost of payments in the travel industry. Many see

The UN World Tourism Organization expects world tourism to grow on average between 3% and 4% this year. According to the UNWTO 2013 World Tourism Barometer, growth is forecast

Amadeus announced the findings of its second Asia Pacific hotel distribution survey that highlights how cross-selling add-on services are key to ensuring travel agents attract and retain customers who

The comprehensive ABTA Consumer Trends Survey sets out the reasons why the travel industry should be optimistic for 2013. Feedback from the recently launched ABTA Consumer Trends Survey shows that

As a Travel Technology company we are asked on what are the criteria to be kept in mind while we select a payment gateway to integrate with your booking

As a Travel Technology company we have always been approached by clients who wants to know which hosting option they should opt for while looking at their OTA deployment

The European online travel market will sustain double-digit gains in 2012, despite anemic growth for the region's travel industry, according to the new report “PhoCusWright's European Online Travel Overview

Mobile devices are rapidly displacing the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. According to a May 2012 mobile research

In a travel industry where electronic ticketing for airlines is a reality, where you can make a hotel reservation literally in the lobby and then stroll up to the

A new survey shows that Americans have a lot of vacation days to use up by the end of the year, providing a targeted marketing opportunity to savvy travel

A new survey, “Tech Norms for Travelers “conducted by Intel Corporation and commissioned by TNS to explore American attitudes towards travel and technology, finds U.S. vacationers feel anxious when

Sharing with you some interesting findings from a recent survey and study conducted by Thomas Cook in association with TCIL Survey which reveals the global developments and trends in

A new industry study released recently, Empowering inspiration: The future of travel search, identifies consumers´ trend-setting behaviour and motivation when shopping online for travel, besides ascertaining their experience during

Eye for Travel’s report sees industry shift towards digital investment for 2012. Social Media ranked as the top area of investment in February 2011; however, no longer. Travel marketing budgets

Going by the findings of the report the trend to book travel online is supposed to continue in 2012 – especially in emerging economies such as China, India and

Providing you excerpts from a very interesting article that I read about online travel market that came in the Mckinsey Quarterly. Kindly read on…. A decade after the Internet spurred airlines,

As per the recent survey results, Indian travelers are now the sixth largest spenders on overseas hotels ahead of travelers from countries such as the United Kingdom, France,

With the year 2011 coming to an end soon it would be nice to know about what could be the trends and patterns for the coming years. Had a

Teknokraaft made its first formal entry into the Gulf market with a roadshow conducted in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The event was conducted in The Kempinski Hotel on the

Present scenario in online travel is engineered to work under this constraint: data costs money, so we need to be more efficient as much as possible in handling it. What

Was glancing through the Top travel trends for 2011 published by Phocuswright and thought of sharing some interesting snippets. So here we go. The big news for the industry is of

Hoteliers come out to the world of mobile. It’s a new channel to the Hotel industry and 66% believe it’s a key factor to offer bookings through mobile. A study

As per the official data released US and UK markets are the major contributors to the inbound travel business for India in the year 2009. US had a share

Everyone knows that the global online travel agencies (OTAs) like Expedia and Travelocity are the biggest names in online travel, but as far as the Indian Online travel market

As per the study report submitted by PhoCusWright at the ITB Berlin in March 2011 the buying and booking behavior of travellers from UK, Germany and France throws up

Teknokraaft has been selected by a leading brand in Africa for developing a travel portal focused on the African travel market. This is indeed a great honor for Teknokraaft

It is indeed happy days for Indian Hotel sector. As per a recent study conducted by global property consultancy firm Knight Frank India, a total of 36,000 new rooms

As per the data released by Ministry of Civil Aviation, scheduled domestic airlines in India carried a total of 520.21 lakh passengers in the year 2010. This was a

We are happy to inform that Ernst & Young (EY) Middle East has selected Teknokraaft to implement their Travel application. An agreement to this effect has already been executed

Implementing the right security model is a vital part of any Online Portal and in this newsletter we hope to cover some important points related to the same. Cross

Presenting to you some interesting trends regarding Hotel bookings. Hope this gives you an idea about how this sector is moving. 1. The European Online Travel market is on a

Cloud Computing is a technology that has been in vogue for quite some time now and (sadly)it has not revolutionized (yet) the IT landscape as we would have expected

According to a study commissioned by ETTSA (European Technology and Travel Services Association), Online Travel and the technology that powers travel distribution are maintaining strong growth prospects even in

Ever wondered on how our normal travel searches could be made more intelligent? Imagine you want to fly from Delhi to Dubai. You get onto your travel portal, give

When we plan to develop a Web Services for your application the usual question that comes to your mind is whether to use SOAP or REST to implement the

Recently in LinkedIn there was a very interesting discussion going on. The topic under consideration was If you were looking for Internet booking engine (IBE) solution what would be

As we think about developing an OTA, we need to choose a developing tool and DBMS. You then go through different stages of development and finally gets the OTA

Recent reports indicate that people are back to travelling around a lot and in turn the airline industry is back to growth stages. Along with the technology this domain

Webcredible ( has come out with an Online Travel Usability report for 2010. They cover some precious gems in terms of things to keep in mind when building a

Adding intelligence to Travel Technology is the need of the hour and Teknokraaft gets an opportunity to work in that area now. Triptility, a US based Travel portal is

Travel Technology is understood by many as working with Flights vertical by many. This is more driven by the fact that it is Flights which is more in the

Web service is a web application that can be accessed over internet through web API. API is used for application to application communication. Web services uses XML and standard

A high level team from Accubook of Ireland visited Teknokraaft. The team comprised of Alec Reid, Andy Basset and Joe Byrne. The purpose of the visit was to finalize

Everyone knows that 2009 was bad for Travel Industry. But there is hope and 2010 is expected to be better even though there could be pressures on pricing. Here

Now here are some interesting facts relating to Online Travel in India. It seems that Indians are not that keen with the idea of doing transactions online. They are keeping

The Interserve OTA hosted at has been enhanced with lot of new verticals and features. These are the verticals present now. Flights Galileo Amadeus

When you start discussing with your suppliers, or while going through their agreement you would have stumbled upon this phrase for sure - Look to Book ratio (L2B). Ever

Woord en Daad of The Netherlands has been our client for the last 11 years now. In fact our software development story started with a project from Woord end

Here are some ideas about how to go about when you need to test a Travel Portal or an OTA. Techniques we use Basically OTAs are built with an idea of

There are 2 main choices here. You can either host your OTA inhouse. That is in your own office. This is possible as long as you are having a

Interserve OTA available at was upgraded with more verticals added to it. The new verticals added are Cars, Transfers and Sightseeing (all powered by GTA). The new additions

We think this is one topic that many people are not that much aware of. Most people feel that if you have a normal account with a supplier, you

Well this is one of the frequent questions that we have to answer with clients. Rather this should be rephrased as " Do I need an OTA? " The