Articles tagged “automation”

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Four Ways Tech Can Optimize Airline Operations and Improve Customer Satisfaction

Four Ways Tech Can Optimize Airline Operations and Improve Customer Satisfaction

IBM + Skift

The best airline solutions lie at the intersection of data, people, and technology that makes sense of the data and connects the people.

13 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

SkiftX

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 week ago

Austin’s Airport Tests Electronic Self-Driving Shuttle for Passengers

Austin’s Airport Tests Electronic Self-Driving Shuttle for Passengers

Associated Press

This is just the beginning. Airports are perfect places for driverless cars. Expect to see more of them in the future as technology improves.

2 months ago

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Skift Webinar: Machine Learning — Creating More Human Interactions for Travel Brands

Skift Webinar: Machine Learning — Creating More Human Interactions for Travel Brands

Epsilon-Conversant + Skift

Machine learning is revolutionizing the travel industry, where it has the potential to transform company activity related to marketing, customer service, e-commerce, and much more. In our recent webinar, we discuss how industry executives can make use of this powerful new tool.

5 months ago

Airports See a Driverless Future Across the Tarmac

Airports See a Driverless Future Across the Tarmac

Brian Sumers, Skift

We may soon see more driverless vehicles on airport ramps. It's easy to call this a safety risk. It might be. But human drivers have accidents, too.

6 months ago

Singapore’s Changi Airport Blazes a Trail by Embracing Automation

Singapore’s Changi Airport Blazes a Trail by Embracing Automation

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

When passengers fly in and out of Changi's Terminal 4, they witness a whole terminal built to test the airport robots of the future. It's good practice for the mammoth terminal coming to the airport by next decade's end.

1 year ago

Billionaire Bets That Duty-Free Sales Will Grow as Automation Frees Workers to Travel More

Billionaire Bets That Duty-Free Sales Will Grow as Automation Frees Workers to Travel More

Thomas Mulier, Corinne Gretler, Bloomberg

Johann Rupert, a billionaire, forecasts that one day workers will be displaced by robots and software and will have plenty of free time to travel. Maybe so. But it seems early to be investing in Dufry, a duty-free company, in the hopes of growth.

2 years ago

The Power of Automation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

The Power of Automation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Automation is already a big part of how travel management companies operate, and is set to disrupt other elements of business travel in the future.

2 years ago

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New Skift Report: How Travel Brands Are Facing Global Translation Challenges

New Skift Report: How Travel Brands Are Facing Global Translation Challenges

Smartling + Skift

As global travelers and travel content continues to migrate into the digital realm, consumers are increasingly researching, planning, and booking trips on the web and via mobile devices. At the same time, travel brands are investing heavily in content marketing to reach consumers. These two forces collide when travel brands enter new, foreign markets and struggle to offer content marketing in local languages.

3 years ago

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Make Way For Hospitality’s Deskless Employee

Make Way For Hospitality’s Deskless Employee

ALICE + Skift

As hospitality businesses struggle to create operational efficiencies, many look to tech to help hotel staff ditch the desk.

3 years ago

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Hotels Struggle to Exit the Analog Age

Hotels Struggle to Exit the Analog Age

ALICE + Skift

It may seem hard to believe, but analog technologies like walkie-talkies, pagers, and even pen and paper are still the norm for many hotel employee communications.

3 years ago

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Will Automation Be the Key to Disrupting the Travel Industry?

4 years ago