Articles tagged “AI”

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New Whitepaper Reviews the Travel Industry’s Progress on Data-Driven Personalization

New Whitepaper Reviews the Travel Industry’s Progress on Data-Driven Personalization

Adara + Skift

This new whitepaper from Adara, based on the results of a survey of close to 500 travel marketing executives, offers a snapshot of the industry’s progress deploying advanced data-driven personalization strategies.

4 hours ago

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Skift Global Forum Video: Beyond Automation – Understanding AI’s True Power in Travel Marketing

Skift Global Forum Video: Beyond Automation – Understanding AI’s True Power in Travel Marketing

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Artificial intelligence was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about the true power of AI in the travel industry, which will pail machine-powered automation with smart insights to create more meaningful relationships with customers.

1 month ago

6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

Dennis Schaal and Sean O'Neill, Skift

The travel industry is obsessed with Big Data and artificial intelligence. The genie is out of the bottle. But the best way to use it will trigger an intense debate and much soul-searching.

5 months ago

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Skift Forum Europe Video: AI and Personalization – The Next Stage in Travel Marketing

Skift Forum Europe Video: AI and Personalization – The Next Stage in Travel Marketing

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Artificial intelligence was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Forum Europe in London. In this video recap from the event, we learn more about how Tinyclues is helping travel brands like Thomas Cook use AI to deliver more personalized shopping and buying experiences to customers at scale.

5 months ago

No Shock or Awe at Booking Holdings About Airbnb’s Buy of HotelTonight

No Shock or Awe at Booking Holdings About Airbnb’s Buy of HotelTonight

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel, whose background is in mergers and acquisitions, was undoubtably not surprised when Airbnb bought HotelTonight. We'd be shocked if he and others hadn't kicked the tires.

8 months ago

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How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia

How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia

Tinyclues + Skift

It’s tough for travel brands to compete against the Googles, Bookings, and Expedias of the industry. Integrating deep learning technology into existing marketing solutions can allow brands to make the most of their first-party data to better understand the patterns of their customers and make smarter, action-oriented decisions.

9 months ago

Heathrow Airport Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Speed Up Landings

Heathrow Airport Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Speed Up Landings

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

In the landing game seconds really matter. Safely cutting the gap between landing times in cloudy conditions will be popular with passengers, who want to get on to the ground as quickly as possible.

10 months ago

Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

Oliver Sachgau, Bloomberg

Airbus acknowledges that the "explainability" of artificial intelligence is an impediment to getting regulators to sign off on certain products. Passengers will definitely need some very good explainers, too.

10 months ago

Companies Are in a Frenzy to Hire Artificial Intelligence Talent

Companies Are in a Frenzy to Hire Artificial Intelligence Talent

Jeremy Kahn, Bloomberg

Data science is central to online travel. Booking.com alone has 50 data scientists. But demand for talent exceeds the supply. Expect more acquihires of startups as a fix.

2 years ago

Priceline Group CEO Sees No Big Investments in Blockchain for Now

Priceline Group CEO Sees No Big Investments in Blockchain for Now

Daniel Peltier, Skift

A CEO such as the Priceline Group's Fogel has to pick which new technology to panic about next. He's keeping tabs on blockchain, but it's not on his investment to-do list yet.

2 years ago

Artificial Intelligence Is Becoming a Priority for Airline IT Chiefs

Artificial Intelligence Is Becoming a Priority for Airline IT Chiefs

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Airline chiefs are more likely to moan than talk optimistically about leaps in artificial intelligence. But a new SITA survey suggests they're realizing that it can be the bedrock of their futures.

2 years ago

Microsoft Bets on Artificial Intelligence to Help It Succeed Again in Travel

Microsoft Bets on Artificial Intelligence to Help It Succeed Again in Travel

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Microsoft thinks that voice-powered internet gives it a shot — via voice assistant Cortana — at upending today's travel search funnel, which is dominated by Google's search results. The theory's plausible, but Microsoft needs to move faster to win.

3 years ago