Articles tagged “cloud technology”

Hotels

New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World

2021 is shaping up as a critical year for hospitality recovery and reinvention as countries around the world start to reopen to tourism. In this new report, Skift and Oracle Hospitality present the results of a 2021 global research study exploring business strategies, guest needs, and emerging technologies hotels will use to accelerate their recovery.

New Report: Back to Hospitality — Getting Smarter and More Profitable In a Post-Covid World

Online Travel

Wyndham Signs on for Next-Gen Technology From Oracle Hospitality

Technology is developing faster than many hotels’ ability to implement it, so some chains turn to tech specialists to stay up to date. Wyndham is tapping Oracle Hospitality for its full-service brands and Sabre for its select-service brands.

Wyndham Signs on for Next-Gen Technology From Oracle Hospitality

Airlines

Flight Schedule Service OAG Partners With Microsoft and Snowflake for Data Upgrades

Aviation folks of a certain vintage will recall how OAG used to publish passenger flight schedules in book format once a month. My, how times have changed.

Flight Schedule Service OAG Partners With Microsoft and Snowflake for Data Upgrades

Hotels

Amazon Is Doubling Down on Travel, Just Not in the Way You Think

Turns out it's through its cloud-based services that Amazon is embedding itself in the travel and restaurants sectors. The company’s recent hiring hints at the scope of the opportunity.

Amazon Is Doubling Down on Travel, Just Not in the Way You Think
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Travel Technology

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Europe

AWS and Skift’s 2021 Digital Transformation Report is a critical roadmap for the travel, aviation, and hospitality industries as they embrace emerging digital realities and opportunities. This article takes a closer look at travel companies in Europe and their responses to key trends and strategies for digital transformation.

The 2021 Digital Transformation Report: Spotlight on Europe

Online Travel

Travel Tech Execs Take Shine Off Cloud Computing by Highlighting Hidden Perils

Executives from Expedia and other travel companies acknowledged at an Amadeus tech conference that cloud computing can lead to hidden waste. Mistakes include not monitoring costs and allowing internal strife to delay cross-department projects.

Travel Tech Execs Take Shine Off Cloud Computing by Highlighting Hidden Perils

Hotels

Technologies Every Hotelier Needs to Understand: Latest From Skift Research

The hotel industry needs to catch up with the times when it comes to technology, and we're not just talking about cloud offerings and software-as-a-service technologies. The smart hotelier of today is investing in next generation tech capabilities such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, voice capabilities, virtual reality, robotics, and more, but all with the guest experience in mind.

Technologies Every Hotelier Needs to Understand: Latest From Skift Research

Hotels

New Skift Research Report: Challenges for Hotels to Streamline Back-End Technologies

The hotel tech stack of today should focus entirely on the customer journey and be arranged so that it provides guests a seamless experience. A hotel tech stack that is not integrated on the back-end will feel fragmented on the front-end.

New Skift Research Report: Challenges for Hotels to Streamline Back-End Technologies

Online Travel

Expedia Is Closing Gap With Booking on Cloud-Based And Search Engine Tech

For all of the hype over its shopping spree of acquisitions in recent years, Expedia didn't have much to show for it compared to rival Booking Holdings. That's starting to change, and Expedia feels it's ready for a cloud-based future.

Expedia Is Closing Gap With Booking on Cloud-Based And Search Engine Tech

Hotels

3 Leading Hotel CIOs on the Secrets to Strategy and Innovation

Innovation is a continual process, which makes the job of a CIO one that is constantly evolving to meet consumers' expectations. To do that successfully, today's CIO needs not just technical know-how but also strong business acumen and communication skills to help businesses realize their goals.

3 Leading Hotel CIOs on the Secrets to Strategy and Innovation

Online Travel

Becoming a King of the Cloud: How Hoteliers Can Level the Playing Field Using Cloud Technology

The cloud has fundamentally democratized best-of-breed technology. A small, independent hotel today can be using the same technology as the largest chains in the world, and have an equal opportunity to manage the increasing complexities of online distribution and direct bookings.

Becoming a King of the Cloud: How Hoteliers Can Level the Playing Field Using Cloud Technology