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Insight + Impact - Mintel's commitment to its clients is encapsulated in this simple formula.

Mintel's travel and tourism clients gain global insight into the latest consumer trends, issues and developments in the industry. Our high quality data, meaningful analysis and actionable recommendations always positively impact our clients' business.

Travel and Tourism Analyst

Travel and Tourism Analyst is a unique series of 20 reports, designed to keep tourism organisations, tourist boards, leading travel operators, academic institutions and investment houses in touch with global travel trends.

Gain insight into:

  • The most significant developments in transport trends

  • Accommodation trends

  • Travel industry technology issues

  • Growth travel market sectors

  • Shifting outbound travel trends

  • Niche travel markets

Use Travel and Tourism Analyst to:

  • Identify opportunities for growth

  • Increase your market intelligence quickly and easily

  • Strategise consumer targeting

  • Translate consumer trends into business drivers

  • Pin-point threats and adjust your business plans accordingly

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    • Data Sources

      • Overview

        • When cycling holidays began
          • Why people take them – the experience
            • Responsible tourism and sustainable tourism trends
              • Global cycling trends
              • The Cycling Holiday Consumer

                • Who takes a cycling holiday?
                • Top Generating Markets

                  • North America
                    • Canada
                      • US
                        • Australasia
                          • Australia
                            • New Zealand
                              • Europe
                                • Germany
                                  • The Netherlands
                                    • UK
                                      • Emerging markets: From transport to leisure
                                        • Market segmentation: Serious to casual
                                          • Hard and soft adventure cycling
                                            • Soft adventure cyclists
                                              • Hard adventure cyclists
                                                • The independents
                                                  • Niche cycling holiday markets
                                                    • Cycling families
                                                      • Fully independent travel
                                                        • Disabled cycling holidays
                                                          • Gay and lesbian cycling holidays
                                                            • User feedback websites
                                                              • Figure 1: Number of TripAdvisor users’ comments on adventure holidays and niche markets, September 2009
                                                          • Cycling Holiday Operators

                                                            • Operator trends
                                                              • Tour companies
                                                                • Australasia
                                                                  • Figure 2: Selected Australasian cycling tour operators, September 2009
                                                                • Adventure South
                                                                  • Cycling Tours
                                                                    • Grasshopper Adventures
                                                                      • Pedaltours
                                                                        • Raw Travel
                                                                          • Europe
                                                                            • Figure 3: Selected European cycling tour operators, September 2009
                                                                          • A2Z Adventures
                                                                            • Explore
                                                                              • Headwater
                                                                                • I Bike Tuscany!
                                                                                  • Rotalis
                                                                                    • Saddle Skedaddle
                                                                                      • Topbicycle
                                                                                        • North America
                                                                                          • Figure 4: Selected North American cycling tour operators, September 2009
                                                                                        • Austin-Lehman
                                                                                          • Backroads
                                                                                            • BikeHike Adventures
                                                                                              • Discover France
                                                                                                • Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays
                                                                                                  • Tour d’Afrique
                                                                                                  • Destinations, Tours and Routes

                                                                                                        • Figure 5: Cycling holiday gradings, September 2009
                                                                                                      • Africa
                                                                                                        • Figure 6: Selected African cycling routes and destinations, September 2009
                                                                                                      • Americas
                                                                                                        • Figure 7: Selected American cycling routes and destinations, September 2009
                                                                                                      • Asia
                                                                                                        • Figure 8: Selected Asian cycling routes and destinations, September 2009
                                                                                                      • Australasia
                                                                                                        • Figure 9: Selected Australasian cycling routes and destinations, September 2009
                                                                                                      • Europe
                                                                                                        • Figure 10: European cycling routes and destinations, September 2009
                                                                                                    • Product Investment

                                                                                                      • Public sector
                                                                                                        • Australasia
                                                                                                          • Australia
                                                                                                            • New Zealand
                                                                                                              • Europe
                                                                                                                • Northern Europe: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands
                                                                                                                  • Figure 11: Bicycle share of trips in Australia, Europe and North America, 1994-2005*
                                                                                                                • UK
                                                                                                                  • North America
                                                                                                                    • Canada
                                                                                                                      • US
                                                                                                                        • Private sector
                                                                                                                          • Investing in the product
                                                                                                                            • Social and environmental investment
                                                                                                                            • What Next?

                                                                                                                              • The future is green
                                                                                                                                • Seeking the Generation Y consumer
                                                                                                                                  • Stability from the 55+ group
                                                                                                                                    • Public-sector support
                                                                                                                                      • The Olympic effect
                                                                                                                                        • Emerging Asian destinations

                                                                                                                                        About the report

                                                                                                                                        This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                                                                                                                                        • The Consumer

                                                                                                                                          What They Want. Why They Want It.

                                                                                                                                        • The Competitors

                                                                                                                                          Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                                                                                                                                        • The Market

                                                                                                                                          Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                                                                                                                                        • The Innovations

                                                                                                                                          New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                                                                                                                                        • The Opportunities

                                                                                                                                          Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                                                                                                                                        • The Trends

                                                                                                                                          What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                                                                                                                                        Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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