Travel Trends

Such is the speed at which the travel industry changes, a new trend is already replacing the one you just learned about. It’s important to keep track of current trends to alter your business plan accordingly and maintain revenue.

Take advantage our blogs, keeping you updated of the latest news.


State of the Nation 2017: Should hoteliers in Spain be preparing for a new golden age of tourism?

This SiteMinder report takes a visual look at the popularity of Spain as a tourism destination demonstrating why Spanish hoteliers should be preparing for a new golden era in attracting guests.

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FREE infographic] The Hotel Industry of 2020: Predicting the future of hotel tech is difficult

The hotel industry of 2020 will be shaped by the rapid evolution of customer behaviour and expectation, but are hotels ready to meet the demand?

Hotel Industry News: Things you might have missed in January

Hotel industry news is not always easy to keep up with, so SiteMinder has created the monthly TrendTracker to bring you all the latest in the travel world.

Guest booking behaviour: Are you thinking about targeting these important traveller groups in 2017?

Customer-focused thinking and research allow a hotel to curate the personalised experiences that all modern customers want. So when it comes to guest booking behaviour, are you targeting these groups?

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Hotel Industry News: Things you might have missed in December

With so much hotel and travel news to keep up with every month, SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to update you on the latest insights and statistics.

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8 of the best wellness travel trends: How hotels and guests are meeting halfway

Wellness travel is enjoying its time in the sun, with both guests and hotels meeting halfway on creating enriching and healthy travel experiences.

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Bleisure vs workventure: What will define business travellers in 2017?

Business travellers are becoming a diverse group, opening up for opportunities for hotels to market to them. Here’s what’s new in 2017.

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Hotel Industry News: Things you might have missed in November

With so much travel industry news to keep up with every month, SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to update you on the latest insights and statistics.

Around the World in 80 Words: How are guests travelling in December?

Let’s head around the world in 80 words to look at how guests are planning to travel this December, and what hotels can do to capitalise on last-minute bookings.

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How hotels can use a GDS to tap into the cruise travel market

While hotels and cruises significantly differ, their market can sometimes overlap. Here’s how your hotel can attract cruise customers with a GDS.

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Travel Industry Trends: Global tourism is booming (…and here’s why)

From economic instability to natural disasters, there’s been a lot to contend with, yet the tourism industry overcomes every hurdle. We explore the growth.

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The future is now: How robots are storming the travel industry

Robots may still seem a long way from being part of everyday life but they’re certainly making their mark in the travel industry. We investigate.

Evolving Travel Trends: 8 predictions hoteliers should prepare for in 2017

In an industry that moves so fast we must always be looking ahead towards the latest hotel and travel sector predictions. This year provided some interesting developments which are likely to inform what happens in 2017…

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Hotel Industry News: Things you might have missed in October

With so much hotel industry news taking place each month, it’s hard to keep up. Here’s SiteMinder’s TrendTracker to keep you abreast of the latest insights.

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The Global Staycation Trend: How can independent hotels secure domestic bookings?

More travellers are taking a staycation to save time and money. Here are 4 tips on how independent hotels can secure domestic bookings…

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How Google Trips will affect the travel industry and your hotel

Google’s new app, Trips, has made travelling easier for tourists and professionals. Here’s an in-depth look at the features and how it impacts your hotel…

How Thailand’s hoteliers are reaching and converting guests from Asia and beyond

Interesting research on Thailand’s accommodation sector reveals why hotels are seeing greater results than ever before.

Hotel booking trends: 9 interesting things we learned about the path to purchase for British travellers

A new report from Expedia Media Solutions and comScore has uncovered some fascinating insights into the path British travellers take to purchase and the resources they interact with along the various stages of their hotel booking experience. This SiteMinder blog explores the research…

The right way to attract business travellers to your hotel

Business travellers are an important market segment for hoteliers, because they are frequently jet-setting across the globe for work. So how can you start to attract this lucrative segment?

Combining the power of domestic and global tourism: Is your hotel using universal tactics to drive revenue?

Domestic tourism is booming all over the world. Combine that with a resilient and buoyant global tourism industry and hoteliers are presented with a solid opportunity for attracting new guests and securing increased revenue – but only if they have the right technology in place…

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in August

With so much news and research taking place across the hotel and travel industry, it’s hard to keep track. SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to help fill you in on the hotel industry news and stats you might have missed in August…

Hotel Industry News: Things you might have missed in June

With so much news and research taking place across the hotel and travel industry, it’s hard to keep track. SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to help fill you in on the hotel industry news and stats you might have missed in June…

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in April

With so much news and research taking place across the hotel and travel industry, it’s hard to keep track. SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to help fill you in on the hotel industry news and stats you might have missed in April…

Hotel Technology 2020: What will the hotel of the future look like?

Wearables, virtual reality, and 3D printing are all significant trends demanding attention in the technology sector. So, how will hotel technology shape our guest experience of the future?

Millennials & Travel: 20 interesting stats we learned about millennial hotel guests

Who are millennials? What inspires them to travel? And what do they expect from their hotel stays now, and in the future? New research from Expedia looks at millennial guests and their travel preferences…

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in March

With so much news and research taking place across the hotel and travel industry, it’s hard to keep track. SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to help fill you in on the hotel industry news and stats you might have missed in March…

Travel & Tourism in 2026: 16 fascinating stats demonstrating the power of tourism’s growth

Travel and Tourism now represents 9.8% of global GDP. That’s according to a new report from the World Travel and Tourism Council. Here are 16 fascinating statistics demonstrating the power of our industry’s growth…

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in February

Missed some hotel industry news and stats? Never fear, SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to fill you in on some things you might have missed!

Hotel Industry News: Here’s some stats you might have missed in January

Missed some hotel industry news and stats? Never fear, SiteMinder’s TrendTracker is here to fill you in on some things you might have missed!

5 important US hotel and travel trends with the power to shape 2016

SiteMinder recently partnered with the California Hotel and Lodging Association to discuss five important US hotel and travel trends that have the power to shape 2016.

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