David Goodger
David Goodger
Managing Director, Europe & Middle East
Tourism Economics

David Goodger leads Oxford Economics’ work in tourism forecasting and economic impact analysis sector as Director of Tourism Economics in Europe.

David has been instrumental in developing Oxford Economics’ tourism forecast models and continues to contribute to the team’s regular updates of the global tourism forecasts for 185 countries and 300 cities; as well as air passenger forecast database; and hotel performance forecast models developed in conjunction with STR.

David leads the team’s analysis of tourism trends, forecasts and impacts and regularly presents to client groups, conferences and webinars. He leads the team in economic impact analysis for the tourism sector, including a detailed understanding of different travel activities. This has involved implementation of the UN Statistics Division approved Tourism Satellite Account approved methodological framework (TSA:RMF 2008) as well as detailed studies of business travel and online interactions.

David was educated at the University of Bristol, England, where he gained a degree in Economics with Statistics; and at the London School of Economics and Political Science, England, where he graduated with an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.     

Speaking at Resort & Residential Hospitality Forum

Travel Economics Keynote: Rebuilding After the Crisis?

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world's economies. As the sanitary emergency gets under control, how are markets responding? Can a full recovery be expected soon? How will the travel market be affected by the new economic landscape?