Articles tagged “cvent”

The Chinese Tour Group Is Alive and Well — in Europe: Ctrip Data

The Chinese Tour Group Is Alive and Well — in Europe: Ctrip Data

Richard Whiddington, Jing Travel

Chinese group tours are holding steady in the European market. What's most notable, however, is the accelerated growth of smaller, customized private tours within this category.

2 weeks ago

Finding the Right Venue Still Plagues Meeting Planners Despite Digital Tools

Finding the Right Venue Still Plagues Meeting Planners Despite Digital Tools

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Most planners still have a hard time sourcing and booking the right venue for an event. High costs and rude salespeople are only a couple of the obstacles they face despite new technology aimed to help ease the process.

2 months ago

Corporate Group Bookings Decline for 2020: Cvent Data

Corporate Group Bookings Decline for 2020: Cvent Data

Isaac Carey, Skift

This report is worrying, especially since other industry players are starting to say the same thing.

2 months ago

The Era of Ignoring Simple Meetings Is Over

The Era of Ignoring Simple Meetings Is Over

Isaac Carey, Skift

Beyond savings, companies can get rich data from tracking these meetings, which is key for improving their events going forward.

2 months ago

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New eBook: The Comprehensive Guide to Generating More Meeting and Event Leads

New eBook: The Comprehensive Guide to Generating More Meeting and Event Leads

Social Tables + Skift

Event venues aiming to generate more meetings and events business need to step up their digital marketing game and leverage new technologies that help them boost their visibility.

3 months ago

Is the Events Industry Finally Ready for Instant Booking?

Is the Events Industry Finally Ready for Instant Booking?

Isaac Carey, Skift

This isn't the industry's first attempt to change the booking system. So what makes this time any different?

3 months ago

Cvent Struggles to Streamline Its Thousands of Tech Features

Cvent Struggles to Streamline Its Thousands of Tech Features

Isaac Carey, Skift

Cvent continues to stay on the forefront of new digital technology for meetings and events, but it still faces difficulties in user experience. At Cvent Connect last week, the company spoke about how it can use its new features to improve usability, as well as more long-term plans to get at the heart of the issue.

3 months ago

Cvent Makes Progress on Improving User Experience

Cvent Makes Progress on Improving User Experience

Isaac Carey, Skift

The company has developed in a fractured and decentralized way. Going back in time to change the underlying foundation will not be easy, especially if Cvent keeps acquiring new businesses.

3 months ago

Asia Is the Fastest Growing Region for Events

Asia Is the Fastest Growing Region for Events

Isaac Carey, Skift

Some of the bigger destinations on the list are obvious, but there is a lot of movement among smaller, less high-profile cities. In many ways, this movement comes down to what investments a destination makes into infrastructure and experiences.

3 months ago

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Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

Skift Forum Asia Video: Build Lasting Relationships Using Customer Feedback

SkiftX

In an era of “big data,” it’s easy to overlook the fact that meeting planner feedback is one of the most powerful tools that hospitality companies can use to drive repeat business and boost event revenue.

4 months ago

Cvent Adds Another App for Event Managers

Cvent Adds Another App for Event Managers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent will continue to leverage its scale and coffers to acquire smaller companies that add value to its platform. As more planners focus on event engagement, snapping up DoubleDutch seems like a wise move.

4 months ago

Cvent Acquires DoubleDutch to Fuel Event Engagement Growth

Cvent Acquires DoubleDutch to Fuel Event Engagement Growth

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cvent has spent the last few years gobbling up innovative companies to round out its gigantic platform for planners, hotels, and corporations. DoubleDutch is yet another example of Cvent's aggressive approach to building its platform through acquisitions.

4 months ago