Global travel sales, marketing & outsourcing

France

Michele Bernard

Director
Michele Bernard

  • Discover The World since September 1997
  • Winner of the 1998 Discover “Rookie of the Year” Award
  • Master degree in Business Administration in 1991
  • Country Sales & Marketing Manager for Canadian Airlines
  • Sales & Marketing Manager, Austrian Airlines
  • Sales Executive Lufthansa
  • Member of VisitUsa, Cotal and PATA

 

Contact details

Address:

Discover the World
82, rue Taitbout

City: Paris
Postal code: 75009
Country: France
Telephone: +33(0).158.22.20.05
Fax: +33(0).158.22.20.10
Email: michele.bernard@discover-par.com

Description of Market

Travel Industry Facts & Figures

Total Number of travel agencies:

French travel market account for 2 878 IATA agencies and around 1 226 NON IATA
# of home-based agencies: 
 

Travel agencies network

  • Selectour (1 211 agencies / 33% M/S)
  • Tourcom (800 agencies / 22% M/S)
  • Thomas Cook France (426 agencies / 12% M/S)
  • Havas Voyages (350 agencies / 10% M/S)
  • Manor (320 agencies / 8% M/S)
  • TUI France (52 TUI Store expected for 2017** / 5,5% M/S)
  • E.Leclerc Voyages (185 agencies / 5% M/S)
  • Carrefour Voyages (162 agencies / 4,5% M/S)

**Rebranding with new stores in France

French Tour Operators (Figures from Tour Hebdo Dec. 2016 edition)

  • Club Med (CA 2014  946 000 K€)
  • TUI France (CA 2014  685 939 K€)
  • Transat France (CA 2014  499 656 K€)
  • Voyageurs du Monde (CA 2014  165 619 K€)
  • Kuoni (CA 2014  138 257 K€)
  • Directours (CA 2014  111 119 K€)
  • Exotismes (CA 2014  106 817 K€)

 

Travel Management Company (Figures from Tour Hebdo Dec. 2016 edition)

  • American Express Voyages d’Affaires (CA 2015  95 317 K€)
  • CWT France (CA 2015  61 754 K€)
  • Egencia France (unknown)
  • BCD Travel France (CA 2015  22 638 K€)
  • Hogg Robinson Group (CA 2015  15 749 K€)
  • Avexia Voyages (CA 2015  9 086 K€)
  • Frequent Flyer Travel Service (CA 2015  9 069 K€)
  • 3JSC 3Mundi / FCM Travel Solution (CA 2015  8 062 K€)
  • Globeo (CA 2015  3 492 K€)

 

Online Travel Agencies (Figures from “L’Echo touristique” 12.05 2015)

  • Voyages SNCF.com (6 768 unique visitors)
  • Booking.com (4 892 unique visitors)
  • Vente Privée Voyage (1 710 unique visitors)
  • Opodo (1 480 unique visitors)
  • EDreams (1 478 unique visitors)
  • Expedia (1 237 unique visitors)

 

What about the GDS ? (Figures from www.veilleinfotourisme.fr)

  • Amadeus 83 % M/S
  • SABRE 8,20 % M/S
  • TRAVEL PORT 8,80 %

Average Travel Budget for 2016 : $2,915
OTA’s market share increase by 5 or 6% per year.

Forecast for 2017 of 20 G€
OTA’s will get around 45% of the global market share in the travel industry (43% in 2015)
In France, travel industry account for about 32% of the global E-commerce revenue.

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Clients

  • Air Astana
  • Air New Zealand
  • Copa/Copa Colombia Airlines
  • GOL
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • LAM Mozambique Airlines
  • Ukraine International Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Deutsche Hospitality
  • Expedia TAAP
  • Windstar Cruises
  • NH Hotel Group
  • Meetings.com
  • TAAG - Angola Airlines
  • Hotelmize