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The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific

AWS and Skift’s 2021 Digital Transformation Report offers an important guide for the travel and hospitality industry as it embraces emerging digital realities and opportunities. This article takes a closer look at the report’s findings regarding strategies for digital transformation among travel companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific
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Tourism

Azerbaijan Is Tapping Into Its Cultural Heritage to Attract a New Generation of Travelers

For the historically minded traveler, Azerbaijan is a melting pot of culturally diverse influences to explore and experience, many of them little known to first-time visitors.

Azerbaijan Is Tapping Into Its Cultural Heritage to Attract a New Generation of Travelers
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Travel Technology

What the Travel and Hospitality Industry Can Learn From the Digital Retail Boom

The online retail explosion of the past year highlights just how crucial digital, streamlined solutions are to hospitality and travel businesses as they strive to stay ahead in a rapidly transforming landscape.

What the Travel and Hospitality Industry Can Learn From the Digital Retail Boom
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Online Travel

2021 Holiday Trend: Giving the Gift of Travel

With the holiday season fast approaching, research shows that people are more excited than ever to give the gift of travel. By taking advantage of this trend, brands have an unprecedented opportunity to surprise and delight their customers in a unique way while giving their businesses a much-needed boost going into 2022.

2021 Holiday Trend: Giving the Gift of Travel
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Hospitality

Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future

With the lifestyle hotel sector set to boom in the post-pandemic market, an industry-pioneering new joint venture between Accor and Ennismore is guiding the way forward.

Executive Q&A: Ennismore Co-CEOs on Leading the Lifestyle Hotel Sector’s Vibrant Future
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Luxury

Skift Global Forum Video: The Evolution of Luxury Travel

In this brand talk from Skift Global Forum 2021, Audrey Hendley, president of American Express Travel, speaks with Rafat Ali, Skift founder and CEO, on what luxury travel will look like moving forward.

Skift Global Forum Video: The Evolution of Luxury Travel
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Travel Technology

Skift Global Forum Video: Transformation in Travel — Spotlight on Payments

In this video conversation from Skift Global Forum 2021, we hear from Carleigh Jaques, Senior VP, General Manager, Cybersource, a Visa Solution, about the changing nature of digital payments in the post-pandemic era.

Skift Global Forum Video: Transformation in Travel — Spotlight on Payments
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Hotels

Skift Global Forum Video: Customer Data 2.0 and Insights to Build Long-Term Loyalty

In this video recording from Skift Global Forum, we hear from Jeanne Jones, vice president, community and customer marketing, Amperity, and Lisa Borromeo Checchio, chief marketing officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, who discussed how data plays an integral role in building relationships with loyal members and new customers alike.

Skift Global Forum Video: Customer Data 2.0 and Insights to Build Long-Term Loyalty
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Hotels

Skift Global Forum Video: Designing Smart Digital Strategies for a Changing World

In this video recording from Skift Global Forum, we hear from Joseph Rajadurai, vice president & general manager, travel & hospitality, Cognizant, and George Turner, chief commercial and technology officer, IHG Hotels & Resorts, who discussed digital strategies that started in response to the pandemic and are now influencing the future of the travel industry.

Skift Global Forum Video: Designing Smart Digital Strategies for a Changing World
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Travel Technology

Skift Global Forum Video: Digital Transformation and Building What’s Next in Travel

In this video recording from Skift Global Forum, we hear from David Peller, managing director, AWS Travel & Hospitality, Amazon Web Services and Tom Kershaw, chief product & technology officer, Travelport, who discussed how digital transformation is impacting the customer travel experience and what brands must do to respond.

Skift Global Forum Video: Digital Transformation and Building What’s Next in Travel