Business Travel Market Assessment 2006


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April 2006find similar
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Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Business Travel 2006

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Background

Definitions

Tourism

Forms Of Tourism

Classifications Of Tourism Demand

Basic Tourism Units — Categories Of Traveller

Published Tourism Statistics

Classifications Of Tourism Expenditure

Definition Of `business Travel'

The Supplying Sectors

Transport Services

Accommodation

Business Travel Agents

Other Services

2. Strategic Overview

Market Dynamics And Segmentation

Segmentation By Product

Origin Or Destination

Duration Of Trip

Mode Of Transport

Time Of Travel

Price Of Travel

Class Of Travel Or Accommodation

Airlines

Accommodation Providers

The Total Uk Business Travel Market

Table: Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Volume And Value (000 Trips/visits And £m),-2005

Figure: Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Volume (000 Trips/visits),-2005

Figure: Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Value (£m),-2005

Distribution

Overview

Global Distribution Systems

Travel Management Companies

Business Travel Agency Networks

Online Booking

Online Agencies

Principals (travel, Accommodation And Other Service Providers)

Airlines

Railway Companies

Accommodation Providers

Other Providers

Competitive Structure

The Marketplace — An Overview

The Transport Operators

Airlines

Traditional Full-service Airlines

Airline Mergers

Airline Alliances

Frequent Flyer Schemes

Low-cost Carriers

Specialist Business Airlines

Business Aviation

Railway Operators

National Rail Services

Eurostar

The Vehicle Ferry Companies

Transport Infrastructure Providers

Airports

Network Rail

Other Infrastructure Providers

The Hospitality Industry

Accommodation Providers

Hotel Loyalty Schemes

Providers Of Business Support And Meetings Facilities

Restaurants

Moto

Welcome Break

Roadchef

Travel Management Companies

Credit- And Charge-card Companies

Car Rental Companies

Providers Of It Services

Providers Of Other Goods And Services

Advertising

The Consumer

Market Forecasts

Table: Forecast Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Volume And Value (000 Trips/visits And £m),-2010

3. Business Travel By Uk Residents

Background

Market Size

Table: Business Travel Taken By Uk Residents In The Uk And Abroad By Volume (000 Trips/visits),-2005

Table: Business Travel Taken By Uk Residents In The Uk And Abroad By Value (£m),-2005

Consumer Trends

Table: Demographic Profile Of British Residents Taking Domestic And Overseas Business Trips Involving A Night Away From Home (% Of Adults),

Marketing And Distribution Activity

Advertising

Introduction

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Airline And Railway Business Travel Services In The Uk By Brand (£000), Years Ending December And

Airline Business Travel

Other Air Transport Sectors

Business Travel By Rail

Other Travel Sectors

4. Uk Domestic Business Travel

Background

Market Size

Table: Uk Domestic Business Travel By Volume And Value (000 Trips And £m),-2005

Table: Domestic Business Trips And Trip Distance Per Person Per Year In Great Britain — Trips, Distance, Trip Length And Trip Time (number, Miles And Minutes),-2004

Season Of Travel

Mode Of Travel

Table: Domestic Business Trips And Trip Distance Per Person Per Year By Main Mode In Great Britain†— Trips And Distance (number, Miles And %),

Consumer Trends

Table: Demographic Profile Of British Residents Taking Domestic Business Trips Involving A Night Away From Home (% Of Adults),

Marketing, Distribution And Advertising

5. Overseas Business Travel

Background

Market Size

Table: Business Travel Abroad By Uk Residents By Volume And Value (000 Visits, Nights And £m),-2005

Table: Business Visits Abroad By Uk Residents By Destination Region By Volume And Value (000 Visits, Nights And £m),-2005

Table: Business Visits Abroad By Uk Residents By Broad Destination Region — Average Length Of Stay (nights),-2005

Destinations

Table: Business Visits Abroad By Uk Residents — Top Ten Destinations By Volume And Value (000 Visits, Nights And £m),

Season Of Travel

Table: Estimated Business Visits Abroad By Uk Residents By Broad Destination Region By Season By Volume (000 Visits And %),

Mode Of Travel

Table: Business Visits Abroad By Uk Residents By Mode Of Travel By Volume (000 Visits And %),-2005

Consumer Trends

Table: Demographic Profile Of British Residents Taking Business Trips Abroad Involving A Night Away From Home (% Of Adults),

Marketing Activity

6. Business Travel To The Uk By Overseas Residents

Background

Market Size

General

Table: Business Travel To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Volume And Value (000 Visits, Nights And £m),-2005

Table: Business Visits To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Region Of Residence By Volume And Value (000 Visits, Nights And £m),-2005

Average Length Of Stay

Table: Business Visits To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Region Of Residence By Average Length Of Stay (nights),-2005

Destinations In The Uk

Table: Business Visits To The Uk By Overseas Residents — Top Ten Uk Destination Areas By Volume (000 Visits),

Season Of Travel

Table: Estimated Business Visits To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Region Of Residence By Season By Volume (000 Visits And %),

Mode Of Travel

Table: Business Visits To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Mode Of Travel By Volume (000 Visits And %),-2005

Marketing, Distribution And Advertising Activity

7. An International Perspective

Market Developments

Historic Background

Business Travel And The World Economy

Table: World Business Travel — Shares Of The World Travel And Tourism Market By Value At Current Prices ($bn And %),-2005

Table: World Business Travel — Shares Of The World Travel And Tourism Market By Value At Constant Prices ($bn And %),-2005

World Trends In Business Travel By Air

Table: The World's Top Ten Business Airports Ranked By Estimated Numbers Of Business Passengers,

Table: Growth In International Air Passenger Traffic† (%),-2005

Competitor Environment

The Air Transport Regulatory Environment

Major Suppliers

Airlines

Table: The World's Top Ten Business Airlines Ranked By Estimated Numbers Of Business Passengers,

Hotels

Table: Top Hotel Brands By Number Of Hotels And Rooms, As At January

Forecasts Of World Business Travel

Table: World Business Travel — Estimated And Forecast Shares Of The World Travel And Tourism Market By Value At Current Prices ($bn And %), And

Table: World Business Travel — Estimated And Forecast Shares Of The World Travel And Tourism Market By Value At Constant Prices ($bn And %), And

Consumer Behaviour

Reward Programmes

Airline Product Features

Hotel Product Features

8. Pest Analysis

Political Issues

Safety And Security

Air Travel

Surface Transport

Regulatory Framework

Impact On Airline Operations

Impact On Airport Operations

State Aid To Airlines

Economic Issues

Business Travel And The Economy

The World Economy

The Uk Economy

Fuel Prices

Social Issues

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Environmental Impact Of Air Travel

Uk Social And Employment Legislation

Disability Discrimination Act —

National Minimum Wage Act — (as Amended)

Working Time Regulations — (as Amended)

Employment Act

Other Legislation/regulation

Technological Issues

General

The Internet

Electronic Ticketing

Web Conferencing, Teleconferencing And Videoconferencing

Wireless Networks

Other Applications

9. Consumer Dynamics

The Uk Business Traveller — Characteristics

Table: Extent Of Business Travel By The Employed Population Of Great Britain (estimated % Of Employed Adults),

Characteristics Of Frequent Business Travellers

Table: Demographic Profile Of British Resident Frequent Business Travellers — Domestic And Abroad (% Of Adults),

Characteristics Of Occasional Business Travellers

Table: Demographic Profile Of British Resident Occasional Business Travellers — Domestic And Abroad (% Of Adults),

Uk Business Traveller — Consumer Preferences

Choice Of Hotel

Choice Of Airline

Choice Of Rail Company

The Travel Purchase Decision

Use Of Technology When Travelling On Business

10. Company Profiles

Introduction

Baa Plc

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Profitability

Table: Baa Plc — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst March-2005

Future Company Developments

British Airways Plc

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: British Airways Plc — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst March-2005

Future Company Developments

Bmi British Midland

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: British Midland Plc — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Future Company Developments

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Government Travel Group

Client Services

Cwt Events

Solutions Group

Cwt Connect

Cwt@visor

Kds Corporate

Global Alliance Hotel Programme (gahp)

Hotel Automated Rate Programme (harp)

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: Carlson Wagonlit Uk Ltd — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Future Company Developments

Eurostar

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: Eurostar (uk) Ltd — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst December-2004

Future Company Developments

Galileo International Ltd

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Profitability

Table: Galileo International Ltd — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Endingst December-2003

Future Company Developments

Intercontinental Hotels Group

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: Intercontinental Hotels Plc†— Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Year Ending Th September, Weeks Endingst December And Year Endingst December

Future Company Developments

Sea Containers Ltd

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Future Company Developments

Vanguard Rental (uk) Ltd

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

New Product Development

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Distribution

Profitability

Table: Vanguard Rental (uk) Ltd — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Years Ending St December-2004

Future Company Developments

Whitbread Plc

Organisational Structure

Corporate Strategy

Product Development

Premier Travel Inn

Premier Travel Inn Metro

Brand Development

Innovations

Appointments

Advertising

Distribution

Profitability

Table: Whitbread Plc — Turnover And Pre-tax Profit (£000), Year Endingst March, Weeks Ending Th March And Year Endingrd March

Future Company Developments

11. The Future

Key Issues For The Future Of Business Travel

Introduction

Terrorism

Security Concerns

Alternatives To Business Travel

Regulatory Change

Technological Development

The Environment

Economic Overview

Supplying Sector Prospects

The Transport Sector

Railway Services

Airlines

Low-cost Carriers And Other New Entrants

`full Service' Scheduled Airlines

Transport Capacity Constraints

Uk Rail Infrastructure

Airport And Air-traffic-control Capacity

Hotels

Travel Management Companies

Summary Of Forecasts By Market Sector

Overview

Forecasts By Volume

Figure: Forecast Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Volume (000 Trips/visits),-2010

Forecasts By Value

Figure: Forecast Business Travel To, From And Within The Uk By Value (£m),-2010

Uk Domestic Business Travel

Table: Forecast Uk Domestic Business Travel By Volume And Value (000 Trips And £m),-2010

Uk Business Travel Abroad

Table: Forecast Uk Business Travel Abroad By Volume And Value (000 Visits And £m),-2010

Business Travel To The Uk By Overseas Residents

Table: Business Travel To The Uk By Overseas Residents By Volume And Value (000 Visits And £m),-2010

12. Consumer Confidence

Methodology

Key Findings This Quarter

The Willingness To Borrow

A Slow Start To

Table A: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), February, May, August, November And February

The Desire To Borrow Stays Strong

Table B: The Number Of Adults Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items (000 And %), February, May, August, November And February

The Willingness To Spend From Savings

Spending From Savings Declines

Table C: The Proportion Of Adults Without Any Savings (%), February, May, August, November And February

Table D: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Spend From Savings In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), February, May, August, November And February

Consumers Increasingly Cautious

Table E: The Average Amounts Adults Are Confident Spending To Purchase Expensive Items (£ And %), February, May, August, November And February

13. Further Sources

Published Surveys And Other Reports

Trade Associations

Publications

Government And Other Official Organisations

General Sources

Bisnode Sources

Other Reports