Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is a holiday that celebrates the beginning of a new year based on the traditional lunar calendar. Akin to Christmas in the western world, over a quarter of the world’s population observes this holiday, especially in East Asia. This celebration is family oriented, as parents take vacations with …

As the most populous region for centuries, Asia-Pacific (APAC) is now one of the largest markets in every sense. Nearly two-thirds of the world’s population resides here, and their demand for travel increases steadily every year. Due to improvements in residents’ lifestyles and internet service investment, in 2018, digital ad spend across the whole region surged massively to $210.43 billion, …

This past year, we’ve seen some striking changes in summer travel trends. While traditionally favored destinations like the US, Canada, the UK, France, and the Mediterranean continue to attract a steady stream of vacationers, new regions are rapidly increasing in popularity. One reason for this shift seems to be the lure of global sporting events, such as the Olympics and …

Preparing Your Metasearch Campaigns for Spring Break

In the next few weeks and all throughout March, schools across the US will be closing their doors for spring break vacation. There is usually a two-week traffic spike right in the middle of that period as a surge of last-minute bookers start to make plans and bookings. Popular spring break destinations see a 302% increase on average in clicks …

Metasearch Trends for Chinese New Year

As a Taiwanese immigrant now residing in the US, I personally get into the “holiday spirit” during this time of the year. If you’ve heard that 2018 is the “Year of the Dog,” you may already know that another side of the globe is currently celebrating Chinese New Year, which is also called “春节” (Chūn Jié): a week-long traditional holiday …

Metasearch Performance Trends During Christmas

Christmas is an important time of the year for digital advertisers, and there is no shortage of importance when it comes to metasearch performance during Christmas. With Christmas signaling the last week of the year, it’s important to keep a close eye on performance to ensure your properties spend to their budget while maintaining all of your KPIs. Now that …