Articles tagged “check-ins”

Airlines

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

SpiceJet has championed reforms of airport processes that have already changed how all air travelers in India fly on all airlines. In a move reported here first, the budget carrier will begin to sell some of the tech it has developed to other airlines.

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

Hotels

What 5 Hotel Front Desk Employees Would Change About Check-In

Although CEOs might be the ones calling the shots on fees and check-in procedure, front desk employees have the most face time with guests and can quickly tell what's working and what's not.

What 5 Hotel Front Desk Employees Would Change About Check-In

Media and PR

Ten Most Popular U.S. Destinations for Facebook Check-Ins in 2014

Travel interest in national parks is on the rise, suggesting Facebook's check-in data is an indicator of current trends and the places that people are proudest to travel to.

Ten Most Popular U.S. Destinations for Facebook Check-Ins in 2014

Online Travel

Marriott’s New App Expands Mobile Check-ins

What Marriott is doing on the mobile check-in front will become industry standard over the next few years. In addition, the front desk as a required stop during the check-in process is on the way to becoming extinct.

Marriott’s New App Expands Mobile Check-ins

SkiftX

The Top 14 Travel Stats to Start Your New Week

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The Top 14 Travel Stats to Start Your New Week

Airlines

JetBlue Eliminates Online Check-In For Some Passengers

Kudos to JetBlue on several fronts: First, moving past the burden of online check-in would be a really nice leap forward. Second, JetBlue doesn't intend to make automatic check-in a perk for the elite, but plans on extending the service to passengers throughout the plane.

JetBlue Eliminates Online Check-In For Some Passengers

Hotels

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

In hospitality, the goal should be to make guests feel more welcome and their stays more personalized. We'll see whether consumers find this cool or creepy.

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

Hotels

Accor Drops the Hotel Check-in Desk for a Mobile App

Does Accor's new streamlined check-in process in practice as advertised? We're not sure, but it potentially is a great way to personalise service and make a lasting impression with the guest.

Accor Drops the Hotel Check-in Desk for a Mobile App

Tourism

10 Most Visited U.S. National Parks Based on Facebook Check-Ins

Although Facebook check-ins don't give an accurate view of who or how many people visit parks each year, they do give travel providers and brands insights into which of those visitors are available for engagement and mobile deals on their phone.

10 Most Visited U.S. National Parks Based on Facebook Check-Ins

Online Travel

Online Travel Booking Players Move Into Their Next Territory: In-Destination Services

As online travel agencies expand their grip into vacation and business travel destinations, their large mobile user base gives them an advantage, as does the fact that as a rule they have much greater technology resources than do hotels.

Online Travel Booking Players Move Into Their Next Territory: In-Destination Services