Posts Tagged ‘ Mintel ’

Where the Experts say You’ll Holiday

Jan 2nd, 2010 | By

Just before Christmas, we mentioned a few ideas that some of the experts thought would flourish in 2010. Today we have the thoughts of another four groups on what they think, ABTA, IPK, STA Travel and the Intercontinental Hotels chain. You might remember that Mintel thought it would be another year of the staycation with days out and weekend breaks becoming more prominent. And Euromonitor forecast the rise of pop up hotels which could be assembled (and taken down) quickly and which would offer inexpensive accommodation.
ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) says that Sri Lanka, Mexico and Thailand will see more tourists from the UK than they had in 2009.



What We’ll Be Like In 2010

Dec 21st, 2009 | By

This is the time of year when forecasters gaze into the tealeaves and predict what might happen in the coming year. Some may even get it right but by the time we can prove it one way or the other, it will become time for the next bunch of forecasts.

Mintel, a research company that forecasts across many different industries, says that there will be seven trends in our behaviour during 2010 as we begin to fell more confident than we did this year.

Firstly they think we will be more resilient in that we will be able to recover