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Travel Tech Briefing

Travel Technology

GetYourGuide Joins Kayak and Expedia With a ChatGPT Plugin

ChatGPT plugins had already covered flight and hotel bookings. Now, two new travel companies are joining the experiment, bringing ticketed events and car rentals into the mix.

GetYourGuide Joins Kayak and Expedia With a ChatGPT Plugin

Travel Technology

Hilton’s Investment in HotelKey Is an Investment in Tech Progress

The proverbial rising tide lifts all boats. In this case, a rising tide is investment in hotel tech companies, and the boats are the greater hospitality industry.

Hilton’s Investment in HotelKey Is an Investment in Tech Progress

Travel Technology

ChatGPT-Powered Travel Planning Chatbots Spur Entrepreneurs to Get in the Game

With the energy going into some of these travel planning assistants, how long before travel agents are out of jobs? Probably not tomorrow, but what about in a few years?

ChatGPT-Powered Travel Planning Chatbots Spur Entrepreneurs to Get in the Game

Travel Technology

Why Travel Tech Startup Heygo Closed a Year After Raising $20 Million

A consumer platform for virtual travel was probably doomed no matter what. But its founder tried, grieved the loss, and is now moving on with a pocketful of lessons and his head held high.

Why Travel Tech Startup Heygo Closed a Year After Raising $20 Million

Travel Technology

Generative AI: An Overview of What’s Happening in Travel Right Now

Skift has been following the unfolding relationship between generative AI and the travel industry, but this is only the beginning.

Generative AI: An Overview of What’s Happening in Travel Right Now

Travel Technology

Generative AI Can Be Used for More Than Just Travel Booking

As announcements have been made around ChatGPT and consumer-facing travel booking tech, other companies have been quietly working away on business-to-business generative AI products. There's more to come, no doubt.

Generative AI Can Be Used for More Than Just Travel Booking

Travel Technology

Google Bard’s Travel Planning Capability Is Same as ChatGPT’s — Unimpressive

Google released Bard this week but has yet to integrate generative AI into its search engine as Microsoft has done with Bing and ChatGPT. But the workings of Bing’s travel itinerary suggestions are less than ideal, so Google has time to catch up.

Google Bard’s Travel Planning Capability Is Same as ChatGPT’s — Unimpressive

Travel Technology

GPT-4 Is Here: Can Travel Companies Keep Up With Fast-Advancing AI?

The quick ChatGPT update exemplifies the rapid advancement of AI and how easily new work can be left in the dust.

GPT-4 Is Here: Can Travel Companies Keep Up With Fast-Advancing AI?

Online Travel

Expedia Joins Companies Pushing Back on ChatGPT Hype

It is fun to speculate about what generative AI could mean for travel, but the online travel agencies are collectively telling us to chill with the hype for the time being.

Expedia Joins Companies Pushing Back on ChatGPT Hype

Travel Technology

Digital Tipping Will Not Solve the Hotel Labor Shortage

Digital tipping will not solve the hotel labor shortage problem, but it certainly can’t hurt. At the very least, it gives customers options.

Digital Tipping Will Not Solve the Hotel Labor Shortage