Articles tagged “AI”

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

EventMB

What Is Artificial Intelligence Really and When Will It Matter for Events?

What Is Artificial Intelligence Really and When Will It Matter for Events?

Online Travel

How Artificial Intelligence Could Reshape How Travelers Book Hotels

Imagine there's no distribution. It's easy if you try. Imagine there's no commission. All bookings, peer-to-peer. You may say Fetch.Ai is a dreamer. But it's not the only one. This startup hopes someday you'll join it, and hotels will sell as one.

How Artificial Intelligence Could Reshape How Travelers Book Hotels

Announcements

After the Virus: 10 Consumer Trends for a Post-Coronavirus World

Which trends looked years away from the mainstream — and so were easy to ignore — but now feel primed to become totally normal in a matter of months, if not weeks? Our friends at TrendWatching analyze.

After the Virus: 10 Consumer Trends for a Post-Coronavirus World
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Upcoming Webinar: How to Stay Ahead of Demand and Win in CX

LivePerson is running a key webinar to help industry brands rapidly scale care and commerce operations through Conversational AI and messaging in the post-pandemic travel resurgence.

Upcoming Webinar: How to Stay Ahead of Demand and Win in CX

Online Travel

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

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.

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

Online Travel

6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

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.

6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

Online Travel

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

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.

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

Hotels

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

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.

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

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Speed Up Landings

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.

Heathrow Airport Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Speed Up Landings

Airlines

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

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.

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

Online Travel

Companies Are in a Frenzy to Hire Artificial Intelligence Talent

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.

Companies Are in a Frenzy to Hire Artificial Intelligence Talent