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Thai consumers are increasingly turning to online channels for travel inspiration and to share their experiences, according to Mintel research. Before embarking on a trip, 53% of Thais use social media to explore popular destinations. After their journey, 54% share their experiences on personal social media accounts.
Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, just launched their Chinese Consumer 2023 report, an annual summary of China’s economic development, changes in population structure and consumer lifestyle and attitude trends.
While COVID-19 triggered a rapid growth of e-bikes, new research from Mintel reveals that for the first time in five years, volume and value sales of e-bikes have dipped. Meanwhile, Mintel research shows the average cost of an e-bike has risen 25% since the start of the pandemic. The number…
Nine out of ten US airport travelers are satisfied with the airport experience Nearly half (45%) of US airport travelers find the crowds in airports to be stressful More than seven in ten (73%) US airport travelers agree they feel taken advantage of when…
The UK holiday market is primed for a resurgence as pent-up travel demand drives travel bookings. According to the latest research from Mintel, Brits are set to splash out £54 billion* on domestic and overseas travel in 2022, up 161% from £21 billion in 2021. Despite the predicted sales growth,…
From s’mores to sleeping bags, COVID-19 has boosted Britain’s love affair with holidaying in the great outdoors, as new Mintel research reveals more than 4 million Brits went camping and caravanning for the first time during the pandemic. According to Mintel, over one in five adults (22%) has been camping…
When it comes to holidays, it seems there’s no place quite like a home from home as, according to new research from Mintel, this year Brits are set to spend a 10-year high of £3.3 billion on holidaying in domestic property rentals and associated costs*. This…
From around-the-world trips to luxury get-aways, COVID-19 has kick started a spirit of adventure as, according to new research from Mintel, British holiday makers are almost twice as likely to be currently planning a holiday of a lifetime* than they were pre-pandemic. Almost one in…
Britain’s holiday industry is set for a bumper summer as latest research from Mintel reveals that domestic holiday sales this summer are expected to reach a 10-year high. From crabbing and ice creams to fish and chips and village pubs, the nation’s holidaymakers are set…
According to new research from Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, there’s no love lost between Americans and automakers as consumer loyalty is minimal at best. Mintel research shows that US consumers are split on the idea of being loyal to one auto brand:…
There is a new way of travelling in China: themed travel. And a desire for new experiences seems to be what’s driving interest. Latest research from the world’s leading market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that three in five urban Chinese respondents* say they are motivated to try…
Cutting the small-talk whilst travelling hit the headlines with Uber’s ‘Quiet Mode’ earlier this year. But it seems that cars are not the only place where passengers are looking for silence as according to latest research from Mintel, half (50%) of Britain’s 25-34s who have flown in the last year…