In a signal that it has flattened the curve, China reported zero new domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 in the mainland last week, though that may slightly change as there have been cases brought back by overseas returnees. (Additionally, there is some speculation around the accuracy of these reports.) Still, this marks a potential turning point in the global fight against the coronavirus and paves the way to revive a struggling economy—especially one in need of a serious resuscitation after two months of travel restrictions and quarantines.
The coronavirus pandemic is touching all aspects of daily life in the UK and around the world. From an industry perspective, those most affected thus far rely on movement of people, particularly travel and hospitality. Some have been able to adapt to this new reality, sustained largely by digital, but the hospitality sector is grappling with an environment where human contact of any kind is becoming increasingly limited, even when mediated by digital.
In a marketplace crowded with competition, ride-hailing pioneer Uber still dominates the US transportation-sharing economy. But as the first mover's growth slows, its main competitor Lyft will increasingly claim market share.
eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam and principal analyst Victoria Petrock discuss how Americans are using smart speakers today and how that will morph into ambient computing in the future. They also talk about the rise of spam calls, how Americans travel for the holidays and the cloud gaming wars.
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Nicole Perrin join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to discuss Airbnb’s upcoming IPO, Facebook’s acquisition of “mind-reading wristband” company CTRL-labs, highlights from New York Advertising Week 2019 and more.
eMarketer vice president of forecasting Monica Peart shares our worldwide digital travel sales estimates and the impact of online travel agents.
eMarketer analysts discuss our digital ad spend by industry forecasts, exploring verticals such as automotive, CPG, financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, travel and retail.
eMarketer director of forecasting Shelleen Shum shares our latest ad spend numbers for travel, including estimates into 2020. Watch now.
Direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands thrive on their abilities to build strong customer relationships, optimize data and identify the unmet needs of modern customers. More and more, brands see these digital natives as a threat.
With few well-known tourist attractions, Finland may seem like an unlikely travel destination. But tourism from China—and thus retail spending—is soaring. Finnair's Henrik Balk and Finavia's Elena Stenholm explain why.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin discusses how the coronavirus will impact tourism. How will it change airlines, accommodation and travel-related ad spending? She then discusses what will happen to movie theaters and ride-hailing services as the pandemic takes hold.
As the coronavirus continues to spread, China's status as the epicenter of major supply chains is causing significant changes to businesses and consumer behavior. This is not only putting a strain on multiple industries within the country, but multinationals operating out of and doing business in China are feeling the effects as well.
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch and vice president of content studio Paul Verna talk about CCPA's arrival, TikTok's recent security and misinformation issues, Spotify's position on political ads, Facebook's deepfake ban, Delta Air Lines's "binge button" and more.
eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom shares our recent forecast adjustments for digital travel sales in Japan and South Korea, including the reasons behind the faster-than-expected growth.
For hotel marketers, Facebook continues to be the most effective advertising platform for targeting new audiences and driving brand awareness, according to research from travel industry ad platform Sojern.
Travel is the sixth-largest industry in terms of ad spending in the US this year, according to our newest estimates. Rising competition and a strong economy are prompting travel companies to increase their ad budgets to capture a larger market share.
We expect a shift in US digital ad spending next year, as economic factors weigh on certain industries. In 2020, financial services will displace the auto sector, while travel will surpass consumer packaged goods (CPG).
eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco tees up our ad spend numbers for the travel and CPG verticals and shares reasons behind the shifting outlook. Made possible by Teads. Watch now.
Alfredo Tan, chief digital and innovation officer at WestJet, explains how the Canadian airline created its new chatbot Juliet and early signals of success.
Simon Lejeune, head of user acquisition at travel app Hopper, discusses the success of its direct-response Snapchat ad campaigns.