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The travel industry in 2018 – setting the scene for the future

Moreno de la Santa, Javier González-Soria

Worldwide hospitality and tourism themes. Volume 10:Number 6 (2018); pp 712-716 -- Emerald

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  • Title:
    The travel industry in 2018 – setting the scene for the future
  • Author: Moreno de la Santa, Javier González-Soria
  • Found In: Worldwide hospitality and tourism themes. Volume 10:Number 6 (2018); pp 712-716
  • Journal Title: Worldwide hospitality and tourism themes
  • Subjects: Hospitality industry--Periodicals; Tourism--Periodicals; China--Travel--Digital transformation--Global economy--Travel cycle; Dewey: 338.479105
  • Rights: legaldeposit
  • Publication Details: Emerald
  • Abstract: Abstract : Purpose:

    The purpose of the paper is to identify key challenges and opportunities for tourist destinations.

    Design/methodology/approach:

    The paper provides an analysis and discussion of travel and hospitality trends.

    Findings:

    The major travel and tourism trends are: the unstoppable digital transformation of the travel industry; the dominance of travel online for information and bookings; advancing complexity in traveller acquisition; and new tourism power is in the East.

    Practical implications:

    The paper clarifies a number of potential issues and problems and offers possible mitigating measures.

    Originality/value:

    Offers insights based on an expert reading of the present.


  • Identifier: System Number: LDEAvdc_100074115438.0x000001; Journal ISSN: 1755-4217; 10.1108/WHATT-08-2018-0052
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Physical Description: Electronic
  • Shelfmark(s): ELD Digital store

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