PhoCusWright launches social forum for travel leaders to connect

PhoCusWright Connect, the new forum for global travel leaders to actively engage and debate the latest industry trends and issues, has launched by PhoCusWright. The social community serves as an extension of and offers news, commentary, video and social networking features.Bruce Rosard, vice president of sales and marketing at PhoCusWright explains “PhoCusWright Connect is a live online community that allows executives and researchers to discuss, debate and define the future of how consumers search, shop and buy travel.”

PhoCusWright Connect features blog posts from PhoCusWright analysts and other select bloggers, video interviews with leading travel industry executives, photo streams from a variety of conferences, PhoCusWright’s Twitter feed, Google’s Friend Connect, a Wall for community member comments, a section featuring alumni from The Travel Innovation Summit, and the Disqus commenting tool providing interactivity between users. The site allows users to share their favorite articles with friends via Twitter and Facebook and receive updates when comments are posted.

“Travel industry executives around the globe follow PhoCusWright’s research and analysis. Using the latest social networking tools, PhoCusWright Connect brings together our publicly available content in a dynamic 2.0 way to create an active community of like-minded professionals,” adds Mr. Rosard. Visit to explore the latest trends and issues affecting the travel industry. Add your insight and participate in the conversations happening now on PhoCusWright Connect.