Lorraine Sileo

Senior Analyst
Phocuswright Inc.

2021 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Lorraine Sileo Senior Analyst
Lorraine Sileo launched the research division of Phocuswright Inc. in 1998. Phocuswright's global marketplace intelligence is the industry standard for segmentation, sizing, forecasting, trends, analysis and consumer travel planning behavior. She is quoted frequently in consumer and trade media and has authored numerous publications (including Phocuswright's U.S. Online Travel Overview reports). Lorraine has testified at hearings held by the National Commission to Ensure Consumer Information and Choice in the Airline Industry, charged by Congress to examine the impact of online distribution on the travel industry. She was previously an adjunct professor at New York University's Graduate Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. She has analyzed the business and consumer electronics marketplace for various publications and media companies for over 20 years.

Sessions

Monday, November 15, 2021
3:45 PM – 3:55 PM EST

Tribute to Philip Wolf, Founder of Phocuswright

Philip’s legacy lives on through the words of his closest friends, business partners and family.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
9:35 AM – 10:05 AM EST

Executive Roundtable: Modern Travel Retailing - Promises, Promises!

Modern travel retailing heralds an omnichannel environment with access to all suppliers and channels. A combination of NDC/direct connects, APIs, and AI/ML has long been expected to revolutionize travel retailing. So what's holding it back?

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
10:00 AM – 10:25 AM EST

Executive Roundtable: Hotels and Rentals - Divide, Conquer or Converge?

More space, remote locations, full kitchens, clean surfaces, contactless check-in - today's travelers have unique needs when it comes to lodging. Do short term rentals have an advantage? How can hotels position their benefits and compete? As the lines between the two blur, how do you capture the customer who wants the best of both.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
12:40 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Executive Interview: Expedia Group

An Evolving Platform. One of the world's largest travel companies takes nothing for granted as it sharpens its focus.

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