Impact of Social Media and Internet to the Travel Industry (2013)

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A follow up to the previous presentation of similar title. This presentation builds from the previous version with updated statistics to further explain the impact of social media and Internet as a whole to the travel and hospitality industry.

Although it contains global data I put more emphasis on South East Asia and Indonesia because of increasing travel demands here and it's also my primary market base.

If you would like to receive a copy of the presentation please send email to joris.satyadharma@gmail.com.

All data used in this presentation are credited to the respective sources and clearly indicated.

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Impact of Social Media and Internet to the Travel Industry (2013)

  1. 1. IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND INTERNET TO THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY By Joris Satyadharma
  2. 2. Rapid Growth of Global Online Population Source: Internet World Stats, June 2012
  3. 3. Distribution of Worldwide Internet Audience Source: comScore Media Metrix, March 2013
  4. 4. Average Time Spent Online (Hours) March 2013 Source: comScore Media Metrix, March 2013
  5. 5. Average Time Spent Online (Hours) By Gender Source: comScore Media Metrix, March 2013
  6. 6. Travel Review Websites 69% 62% 46% Online Travel Agencies 57% 49% 48% Travel Operator Sites 56% 60% 44% Family & Friends 43% 37% 53% Magazines & Brochures 30% 51% 31% Social Media 24% 30% 50% Storefront Travel Agency 18% 15% 23% Source: TripAdvisor TripBarometer , 2013 INDONESIA WORLDWIDE ASIA Travel Planning Is Dominated By Online Resources
  7. 7. Social media has had a huge impact on every industry across the world and travel is no exception.
  8. 8. “92% of global consumers trust ‘earned media’, such as word-ofmouth and recommendations from friends and family, above all other forms of advertising.” - Nielsen Company
  9. 9. Social Media Role In Every Phase of Consumer Travel Experience • Travel inspiration • Recommendation by friends/family • Social ads Research & Booking Vacation • Post/comment travel experience • Check-in to location • Post online reviews • Share photos/videos • Post online reviews • ‘Like’ a place/brand PostVacation
  10. 10. How Social Endorsement Works Brand produces content on social media Social influencers engage and endorse brand Audience drive endorsements through engagement with influencer content
  11. 11. “Companies that blog generate 88% more inbound leads than those who do not blog.” - Hubspot
  12. 12. Travel Planning • 80% begin planning their vacation two or more months ahead of time when taking a long trip. • 77% begin planning their vacation within a month of departure when taking a short trip. • 55% consider 1-5 properties before booking an accommodation. • 32% prefer to book directly on an accommodation's website. 2012 TRIPADVISOR HOTEL REVIEW SURVEY Conducted by PhoCusWright on behalf of TripAdvisor
  13. 13. Travelers Use Social Media for Travel Inspiration Source: Text100 Digital Index, 2013
  14. 14. Who Draws Inspiration from Social Media Source: Text100 Digital Index, 2013
  15. 15. Popular Social Media Activities Source: Text100 Digital Index, 2013
  16. 16. Point of Influence Source: Text100 Digital Index, 2013
  17. 17. Why Do Travelers Write Reviews? • 74% travelers say they write reviews because they want to share a good experience with others. • 98% find TripAdvisor reviews to be accurate of the actual experience. • 87% agree that TripAdvisor hotel reviews “help me feel confident in my booking decisions”. • 53% will not book a hotel that doesn’t have any reviews. 2012 TRIPADVISOR HOTEL REVIEW SURVEY Conducted by PhoCusWright on behalf of TripAdvisor
  18. 18. “70% of global consumers say online reviews are the second most trusted form of advertising.” Source: WAYN for the World Travel & Tourism Council, 2012
  19. 19. Indonesia Online Population is Growing Rapidly Internet Users in Million 93.4 83.6 72.7 59.6 2012 Source: eMarketer, March 2013 2013 2014 2015
  20. 20. Generation Divide of Online Users in Indonesia 12-15 9.9% 15-19 10.9% 20-24 11.6% 25-29 14.2% 30-34 11.8% 35-39 10.9% 40-44 10.1% 45-49 9.1% 50-54 55-59 60-65 DIGITAL NATIVE Generation born and living in the Internet era. Tend to make online trends. 6.0% 3.1% 2.5% Source: APJII, December 2012 DIGITAL IMMIGRANT Older generation who “found’ Internet as an adult. Often feel the need to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  21. 21. Indonesia Internet User by Profession 22% White Collar Blue Collar Entrepreneur 15% 63% Source: APJII, December 2012
  22. 22. Social Media Dominate Indonesian Online Activities 87.8% SOCIAL MEDIA BROWSING 68.9% NEWS 68.3% 62.1% DOWNLOAD VIDEO 57.9% EMAIL 22.4% CHATTING 18.5% ONLINE GAME VIDEO CALL 5.9% BLOG 5.3% VOIP FILE SHARING 3.6% 2.6% Source: APJII, December 2012
  23. 23. “52% of Facebook users said their travel plans were affected by seeing friends’ pictures of trips.” Source: WAYN for the World Travel & Tourism Council, 2012
  24. 24. Facebook 1 USA 2 Brazil 3 India 4 Indonesia 5 Mexico Source: Quintly, June 2013 168,000,000 76,000,000 72,000,000 54,000,000 46,000,000
  25. 25. YouTube 6,000,000,000 1,000,000,000 Over 6 billion hours of video 100 More than 1 are watched each month on YouTube Source: YouTube, 2013 billion unique users visit YouTube each month More than one billion views a day on mobile 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute 70% 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US
  26. 26. Twitter 215 million monthly active users Jakarta #1 city in the world with most tweets 30 million users in Indonesia Source: Twitter & Brand24, 2013 75% users accessed on Mobile 78% users outside US 500 million Tweets per day
  27. 27. Google+ 1+ billion registered users 204,000,000+ Active Users in Asia Pacific Source: GPlusData, GlobalWebIndex & Marketing Land, 2013 80% users log in once a week, 60% users log in every day 659,000+ users in Indonesia
  28. 28. Joris Satyadharma joris.satyadharma@gmail.com • http://id.linkedin.com/in/jorissatyadharma/ • http://www.slideshare.net/jbs1077 • https://plus.google.com/+JorisSatyadharma/ • https://twitter.com/sayajoris

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