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DIS  // Posts tagged as "DIS"

May 13 2014 Services, Travel & Leisure

Travel Agents Helpful But Not Main Method for Booking Cruises

Research Question: Will cruise lines need to continue relying on discounts and decreased pricing to drive bookings for the rest of 2014? Companies: APO, CCL, DIS, HKG:0678, NCLH, RCL By: Mason Rudy Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Travel agents do not stand out as any more influential to cruise travelers compared […]

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Apr 24 2014 Services, Travel & Leisure

Cruise Lines Gaining Back Pricing Power; River Cruises all the Rage

Research Question: Will cruise lines need to rely on continued discounts and decreased pricing to drive bookings for the rest of 2014? Companies: CCL, DIS, HKG:0678, NCLH, RCL By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Fourteen of 16 travel agent sources noted increased bookings in 1Q14 compared to 1Q13. Pricing is […]

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Apr 15 2014 Media & Print, Services

Advertisers Increase Their Focus on Digital

Research Question: Was the anemic advertising spending at the middle of the first quarter a harbinger of 2014 growth? Companies: AAPL, AMCX, AMZN, AOL, CBS, CCO, CMCSA, CRWN, DIS, DISCA, DISH, DTV, EPA:DEC, FB, GCI, GOOG,  LAMR, MSFT, NFLX, NLSN, NWS, NYT, P, SBGI, SNI, SSP, TRBAA, TWTR, TWX, VIA, YHOO By: Rachel Dangermond Click here to download the […]

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Cruise Whisper

Cruise Whisper

Research Question: Will cruise lines need to rely on continued discounts and decreased pricing to drive bookings for the rest of 2014? Companies Covered: Royal Caribbean (RCL), Carnival Corp. (CCL), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Report Available: April 23, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research indicates cruise lines using discount prices to drive bookings, with questions of whether […]

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Demand for ETL’s Satellite Capacity to Be Stable in Near Term

Research Question: How will demand for Eutelsat’s video business be affected by better compression technologies and the rollout of Ultra HD? Companies: BSYBY, DIS, DISCA, EPA:ETL/EUTLF, EPA:SESG, I, NWS, ORAN, SKDTY, TWX, TYO:6758, VIA, VIVHY, WSE:CPS By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Video customers’ demand for Eutelsat Communications S.A.’s (EPA:ETL/EUTLF) satellite […]

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Mar 04 2014 Media & Print, Services

BUD’s OOH Cuts Add to Lackluster National Ad Spending

Research Question: How are local advertising markets pacing in the first quarter of 2014? Companies: BLC, CBS, CCO, CMCSA, DIS, DISCA, GCI, GOOG, LAMR, NLSN, NWS, P, SBGI, SNI, SSP, TWX, VIA By: Rachel Dangermond Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The out-of-home (OOH) market continues to experience weak local buys from national advertisers, […]

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Jan 14 2014 Media & Print, Services

Spending Shifts to Digital Throughout All Media

Research Question: Where will the greatest shifts in media spending occur in 2014? Companies: AAPL, AOL, BLC, CBS, CCO, CMCSA, DIS, DISCA, GCI, GOOG, LAMR, MSFT, NFLX, NLSN, NWS, P, SBGI, SNI, SSP, SYNC, TWTR, TWX, VCI, VIA, YHOO, YUME By: Rachel Dangermond Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Social and online video continue […]

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Jan 13 2014 Services, Travel & Leisure

Wave Season Bookings Swell, Carnival Flounders

Research Question: What is the outlook for 2014 wave season bookings, pricing and incentives, and market share? Companies: CCL, DIS, HKG:0678, LON:TT, NCLH, RCL, TYO:9101/NPNYY By: Susan Jennings Kantari Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Bookings for 2014’s wave season (January through March) have swelled, while cruise pricing has been stable to up […]

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Pay-TV Providers Embracing OTT and Turning Focus to Internet

Research Question: Can MSOs avoid subscription losses amid rapid changes in TV viewing and Internet habits? Companies: AAPL, AMCX, AMZN, CBS, CMCSA, CVC, DIS, DISH, DTV, GOOG, LBTYA, LON:BSY/BSYBY, LON:BT.A/BT, LON:TALK, MSFT, NFLX, NLSN, NWS, OUTR, SATS, STRZA, T, TWC, TWTR, TWX, TYO:6758/SNE, VIA, VZ By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings […]

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Dec 16 2013 Media & Print, Services

Scatter Market Sputters in 4Q13; 2014 Shows Slight Growth

Research Question: Has spending in the scatter advertising market slowed? Companies: AOL, BLC, CBS, CMCSA, DIS, DISCA, FB, GCI, GOOG, LAMR, MSFT, NWS, P, SBGI, SNI, SSP, TWTR, TWX, VCI, VIA, YHOO By: Rachel Dangermond Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Network TV/cable scatter spending slowed to a halt in October and has remained […]

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