Managing Director & Senior Partner
Alan Wise leads Boston Consulting Group’s South System of offices encompassing Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Mexico City, Miami, and Monterrey. He is a member of the firm’s North America Management Team, and also serves as the leader for airline engagements within the firm’s travel and tourism work in North America.
Alan works with a range of clients, including airlines—network carriers, low-cost carriers, and cargo—hotels, cruise lines, and travel distribution companies. His experience includes strategy development and execution (commercial, digital, operations), transformation and turnaround, M&A, and evaluation of new business opportunities. His passion for these topics extends into BCG's publication and thought leadership development on topics such as value creation, operational excellence, emerging markets, and digital growth strategies.
Big changes loom for air carriers, including the need for more personalized service and increased sustainability. Here’s how industry leaders should respond.
Among travel and tourism companies, airlines have dominated over the past five years in terms of value creation, thanks to restructuring efforts, scale efficiencies, and consolidation.
After cutting costs during the recession, many travel and tourism companies are taking advantage of the current increase in demand and delivering strong returns to investors.
Travel and tourism companies have created strong value for investors over the past five years, thanks to the global economic recovery and increasing travel by people in developing markets.
Consumer companies continue to meet or exceed investor expectations. There is no single right strategy for delivering value in this industry, as top performers know.
Chinese travelers will take 1.7 billion trips and spend $1.8 trillion by 2030. Forward-looking companies are developing strategies for gaining a share of this booming market.