Articles tagged “artificial intelligence”

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Video: Travelsify Unveils Hotel Brand DNA to Close the Gap Between Brand Personality and Guest Experiences

Video: Travelsify Unveils Hotel Brand DNA to Close the Gap Between Brand Personality and Guest Experiences

CEO and co-founder of Travelsify and SkiftX’s editor-at-large sat down at Skift Global Forum 2018 to discuss how hotels can tell better brand stories.

5 days ago

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New Skift Report: The Future of Event Technology — A Mix of Realities

New Skift Report: The Future of Event Technology — A Mix of Realities

The Venetian Resort + Skift

We remember when the advent of video conferencing prompted concerns about an event industry apocalypse. Instead, the business continues to grow while incorporating technology’s best functionalities. Read on to learn how meetings and events are leveraging technology.

2 weeks ago

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Video: How Travelsify Matches Travel Brand and Customer DNA

Video: How Travelsify Matches Travel Brand and Customer DNA

The future of brand engagement relies on connecting product attributes and customer preferences on a much deeper level than before. Hospitality and travel is finally catching up with other industries.

4 months ago

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Hotel Distribution Smarter

How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Hotel Distribution Smarter

DerbySoft + Skift

Today’s hotel distribution landscape is a complex one –– but artificial intelligence is expected to help solve the issues plaguing the current system. While the technology is still maturing, it’s not as far off as some might think.

5 months ago

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Four Reasons Why Travel Tech Providers Should Invest in Premium Flight Data Solutions

Four Reasons Why Travel Tech Providers Should Invest in Premium Flight Data Solutions

OAG + Skift

In today’s increasingly mobile-first world, leveraging timely flight and schedule information and solutions gives travel technology providers an edge over competitors and creates long-lasting relationships with customers.

6 months ago

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IBM’s New Watson Assistant Helps Hotels Build Smarter Voice and Chat Platforms

IBM’s New Watson Assistant Helps Hotels Build Smarter Voice and Chat Platforms

Greg Oates, SkiftX

Hotels can now create their own brand-specific digital assistants with IBM's new Watson Assistant because they can white label the artificial intelligence platform. Hotel operators also keep their own data, versus giving it away to a company like Amazon, which IBM says provides a new level of brand intimacy and trust.

8 months ago

New Skift Research Analyst Session: Venture Investment Trends In Travel

New Skift Research Analyst Session: Venture Investment Trends In Travel

Seth Borko, Skift Research

The travel startup landscape is more dynamic than ever. Not every company will succeed, but travel leaders need to know where these new entrants see cracks in the incumbent armor. Subscribe to Skift Research to learn more.

10 months ago

Travel Startups Work With Breakthrough Technologies That Could Threaten Industry Leaders

Travel Startups Work With Breakthrough Technologies That Could Threaten Industry Leaders

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence and blockchain, have yet to make the leap from buzzword to mainstay, but have the potential to disrupt travel incumbents. The big players will have ample opportunity to adapt, though, and leading startups can play a role in helping executives grapple with when and how to implement these technologies.

10 months ago

New Skift Research Report: Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

New Skift Research Report: Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Venture capitalists invested a record amount in travel startups in 2017. The industry is no stranger to disruption, but we may be seeing some of the greatest changes of the last two decades. Our latest research report is a deep dive into these emerging trends with insights for founders, incumbents, and investors.

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.

11 months ago

Pilot Shortage? Airbus Explores Development of Single-Pilot Autonomous Plane

Pilot Shortage? Airbus Explores Development of Single-Pilot Autonomous Plane

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

After the 2015 Germanwings crash, we'll stick with two human pilots in the cockpit if given a choice. Thank you. But, like many things in aviation, there could come a time that technology advances and financial imperatives would mean that the two-pilot cockpit could fade as a consumer option.

12 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

SkiftX

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

1 year ago