Travel

Distance transportation (airlines, trains, etc.), hotel accommodations, ground transportation, logistics, attractions, and all other activities related to travel, whether for personal or business purposes. A maturing Web travel market and challenging business and economic environments mean that the travel industry must adopt new technology perspectives and strategies for distribution, marketing, customer service, and procurement. Forrester's Travel research helps executives within the industry to clarify complex technology choices, understand how consumers use technology to gather information, make smart decisions and purchases, and participate in the post-sale relationship.

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  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The US Customer Experience Index, 2019

    How Brands Build Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience

    June 11, 2019 Rick Parrish

    How well do leading brands build loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the scores of all 260 brands across 16 industries in the US Customer Experience Index (CX Index™). We also unveil new trends in CX quality and the role that emotion plays in CX. Customer experience professionals can use this report to inform their ongoing improvement efforts.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: Hardwire Customer Experience To Airline Financial Performance

    CX Pros At Airlines Must Connect Metrics To Money

    June 5, 2019 Tom Mouhsian

    While airline industry business leaders are used to tracking success with KPIs like return on invested capital and passenger yield, they don't always know how customer experience (CX) affects these measures. This poses a particular challenge to CX professionals, as CX strategies must be based on good business sense. To improve their credibility, CX pros at airlines must directly connect CX outcomes to core business metrics. This report shows CX pros what information, tools, and skills are necessary to strengthen the business case for CX that will improve financial performance.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The Canada Customer Experience Index, 2018

    How Brands Build Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience

    March 4, 2019 Rick Parrish

    How well do leading brands build loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the complete rankings of all 184 brands across 17 industries in the Canada Customer Experience Index (CX Index™). We also unveil surprising trends in CX quality and the role that emotion plays in CX. Customer experience professionals can use this report to inform their ongoing improvement efforts.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The Future Of CX Measurement

    Advanced Level: Measurement Practices For CX Transformation

    December 3, 2018 Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian

    Three trends are disrupting how companies measure customer experience (CX). These trends make it imperative for companies to innovate — or face the certainty that even their advanced CX measurement programs will break down over time. This report shows how CX transformation leaders can modernize surveys, tap into new sources of CX measurement data, and upgrade CX analytics to drive more action. Forrester refreshes this report regularly based on new research.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: Three Culture Practices For Long-Term Customer Centricity

    Advanced Level: Culture Practices For CX Transformation

    November 30, 2018 Samuel Stern

    Very few companies have truly customer-obsessed cultures that can create and sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Those that do got there by innovating. These culture leaders realign their organizations to reinforce customer centricity. They also build practices to help identify a never-ending stream of emergent employee behaviors that go beyond the current best practices and continuously raise the bar. And they radically distribute authority and responsibility to employees who are as close to the action as possible. Forrester refreshes this report regularly based on new research.

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