Industry Insights

Research reveals cruise-crazy UK booking hotspots

PO Cruises Arvia at seaResearch from has spotlighted the regions in the UK that are crazy for cruise: with South Coasters pining for the seas and taking the top three spots.

Pacific Asia travel patterns to keep a keen eye on in 2024

PATA Patterns 2024 report bannerThe Pacific Asia Travel Association UK & Ireland has unveiled its 2024 PATA Patterns report, rounding up the trends that are set to shape the regions inbound travel in this year ahead.

2024 the year for 'wildcard wanderlust' according to Flight Centre

2024 the year for wildcard wanderlust according to Flight CentreThe agencys research suggests luxe for less, boomerang breaks and wildcard wanderlust lead the charge in 2024, with top destinations predicted to be Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. 

A third of cruise guests book reunion sailings with former fellow sailors

A third of cruise guests book reunion sailings with former recent research makes happy reading for agents selling cruise: over a third of guests are keen to reunite with former fellow first mates, with 71% of those lining up at least two sailings with their newly-made pals. 

Julia Lo Bue-Said leads the trade into 2024

Julia Lo Bue Said leads the trade into 2024The travel titan and CEO of the Advantage Travel Partnership reminded agents that they cannot be complacent, despite the travel bubble showing no signs of bursting. 

Forget Gen Z, ABTA predicts 'Gen T' will lead the travel charge

Forget Gen Z ABTA predicts Gen T will lead the chargeABTA is dubbing Gen Z Generation T after the associations Four Trends for 24 revealed that almost three-quarters of 18-24-year-olds plan to take a holiday in the next 12 months: the highest percentage of any age group. 

AI in travel: fleeting fad or the final frontier?

AI in travel fleeting fad or the final frontierAndy Headington, CEO and co-founder of Adido, spoke to Travel Bulletin to dial down the hysteria of AI in travel and explain what it means for agents and operators.