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How Calgary is Tapping its Advanced Industries to Boost Conference Business

How Calgary is Tapping its Advanced Industries to Boost Conference Business

Greg Oates, SkiftX

More midsize cities like Calgary are promoting their local industry expertise to attract conferences in high-priority sectors, supported by the surging growth of advanced industries outside the world's gateway cities.

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Mobile Devices Move Beyond Customer Service to Predict Travelers’ Needs and Solve Problems in Real Time

Mobile Devices Move Beyond Customer Service to Predict Travelers’ Needs and Solve Problems in Real Time

Jeremy Kressmann, SkiftX

Think today’s mobile-powered travel services are impressive? The coming revolution in mobile predicted by many industry experts will make the current experience seem quaint.

4 weeks ago

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Video: Adobe and MGM Resorts On The Future of Personalization and Digital Transformation

Video: Adobe and MGM Resorts On The Future of Personalization and Digital Transformation

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Personalization is playing a growing role for today’s travelers, but it’s important to leverage technology to achieve authentic experiences without losing sight of the human connection.

4 months ago

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Video: Why Singapore Represents The Next Generation of Travel

Video: Why Singapore Represents The Next Generation of Travel

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Skift Forum Asia will take place in October 2018 in Singapore.

4 months ago

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Amadeus Airlines on Why Destructive Fare Wars May Finally Be Coming to an End

Amadeus Airlines on Why Destructive Fare Wars May Finally Be Coming to an End

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Mike Robinson, Product Marketing Manager at Amadeus Airlines IT, discusses how we may finally see an end to the fare wars that have impeded innovation in the airline industry for decades.

4 months ago

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Jonathan Keane, Managing Director, Aviation at Accenture, on Staying Hyper-Relevant

Jonathan Keane, Managing Director, Aviation at Accenture, on Staying Hyper-Relevant

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Jonathan Keane, Managing Director, Aviation at Accenture, spoke with Skift CEO and Founder, Rafat Ali, about how companies can embrace hyper-relevance and vitality to create a living business.

4 months ago

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Video: Q&A on The Shift Toward Traveler Authenticity and Meaning with American Express Travel

Video: Q&A on The Shift Toward Traveler Authenticity and Meaning with American Express Travel

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When it comes to planning a trip, it’s no longer just about the destination. Consumers today want their travel to include customized, curated experiences that connect with their personal passions.

4 months ago

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Video: Travelsify and Accenture on Putting the “Personal” Back In Personalization

Video: Travelsify and Accenture on Putting the “Personal” Back In Personalization

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CEO and Co-Founder of Travelsify and Global Personalization Lead at Accenture Interactive discuss the two-sided coin of personalization: consumer and product.

4 months ago

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Button Co-Founder and CEO on Offering Seamless Mobile Experiences

Button Co-Founder and CEO on Offering Seamless Mobile Experiences

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At Skift Global Forum 2017, Mike Jaconi, Co-Founder and CEO of Button, explained the importance of optimizing and simplifying the mobile booking journey.

4 months ago

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Video: Amadeus’ Head of R&D on Creating a Framework for Innovation

Video: Amadeus’ Head of R&D on Creating a Framework for Innovation

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There's fundamental shift going on in Silicon Valley that the travel industry needs to catch up to: the rise of large-scale, on-demand cloud platforms.

1 year ago

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Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

Video: Fathom President Talks Travel and the Human Connection

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In a world as uncertain as today, social impact travel movements are more necessary than ever. During Skift Global Forum 2016, Fathom President Tara Russell delved into the importance of creating experiences for travelers that center around the social interactions.

1 year ago

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Video: Smartling VP of Operations on What Airbnb & Uber Can Teach the Industry

Video: Smartling VP of Operations on What Airbnb & Uber Can Teach the Industry

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Technology-first companies like Uber and Airbnb are leading the charge in being more inclusive to consumers by expanding their language offerings, but it appears the rest of the travel industry still has a way to go.

1 year ago