Executive Summary

Sep 2019
PROSPECTS
Consumers want to live sustainable experiences

Selling experiences has been key for the growth of online travel agents (OTAs) in the past few years. However, as the customer base evolves, the experiences sought also change.

Rapid growth of online channel

As consumers increasingly prefer the online channel to book their travel arrangements, competition intensified among online intermediaries during 2019. On the other hand, the rise of the online channel is undermining the existence of physical travel agents.

Online travel intermediaries are challenged by regulators

OTAs have been under the spotlight of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) since 2008 due to concerns about hidden charges, pressure selling and the publication of misleading marketing information. During 2018, the governmental body started an investigation of Expedia, Booking.

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Discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for the Travel Retail industry in United Kingdom with research from Euromonitor's team of in-country analysts.

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The Travel Retail in United Kingdom market research report includes:

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Online Travel Sales and Intermediaries in the United Kingdom - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Consumers want to live sustainable experiences
Rapid growth of online channel
Online travel intermediaries are challenged by regulators

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Travel Intermediaries Sales: Value 2014-2019
Table 2 Intermediaries Corporate Business Online Sales: Value 2014-2019
Table 3 Intermediaries Leisure Online Sales: Value 2014-2019
Table 4 Travel Intermediaries NBO Company Shares: % Value 2015-2019
Table 5 Online Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2014-2019
Table 6 Total Mobile Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2014-2019
Table 7 Forecast Travel Intermediaries Sales: Value 2019-2024
Table 8 Forecast Intermediaries Corporate Business Online Sales: Value 2019-2024
Table 9 Forecast Intermediaries Leisure Online Sales: Value 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Online Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2019-2024
Table 11 Forecast Total Mobile Travel Sales to Residents: Value 2019-2024

Travel in the United Kingdom - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Sustainability shapes the UK travel market
Artificial intelligence and mobile apps become the new norm
“Experience more” grows in importance in travel
Brexit uncertainty leaving the UK travel industry at a fragile position
Last minute bookings and value for money destinations on the rise

SWOT

Summary 1 Destination the UK: SWOT

MARKET DATA

Table 12 Annual Leave: Volume 2014-2019
Table 13 Travellers by Age: Number of People 2014-2019
Table 14 Seasonality: Number of People 2014-2019
Table 15 Leisure Outbound Demographics: Number of Trips 2014-2019
Table 16 Other Transport Sales: Value 2014-2019
Table 17 Other Transport Online Sales: Value 2014-2019
Table 18 Forecast Other Transport Sales: Value 2019-2024
Table 19 Forecast Other Transport Online Sales: Value 2019-2024
Table 20 Activities: Value 2014-2019
Table 21 Forecast Activities: Value 2019-2024

SOURCES

Summary 2 Research Sources