Articles tagged “data”

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How The Rise of the API Economy is Changing the Way Travel Brands Do Business

How The Rise of the API Economy is Changing the Way Travel Brands Do Business

Travelport + Skift

Today's traveler demands personalized, relevant content, fueled by data-oriented intelligence. APIs are helping travel providers and resellers offer these customer-centric experiences that modern travelers now expect.

3 months ago

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New Skift eBook: What Keeps CMOs Up At Night?

New Skift eBook: What Keeps CMOs Up At Night?

Boxever + Skift

The What Keeps CMOs Up At Night? eBook is a roundup of poignant insights and valuable lessons from the industry’s top CMOs. Download this ebook for free!

9 months ago

Low-Cost Airlines Make Big Bets on Data and Personalization

Low-Cost Airlines Make Big Bets on Data and Personalization

Conor Humphries, Reuters

Some people believe that low cost carriers will eventually put legacy airlines to shame when it comes to leveraging all of that data they have access to. Ryanair has hired 150 IT specialists in the last 2.5 years. That's definitely a statement.

10 months ago

Foot Traffic at U.S. Trump-Branded Properties Drops Dramatically Says Foursquare

Foot Traffic at U.S. Trump-Branded Properties Drops Dramatically Says Foursquare

Dan Peltier, Skift

Mixing politics and business is rarely a great idea and it is becoming clear that the Trump brand is taking a hit across the U.S., in both Democrat and Republican-leaning areas, from Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

11 months ago

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Data and Analytics are Defining the Future of Hotel Employee-Guest Relations

Data and Analytics are Defining the Future of Hotel Employee-Guest Relations

Microsoft + Skift

Explore with us where the travel industry is headed, technologically. The time has come to look at what the future holds for hospitality, and every travel vertical, as an industry that uses digital tools to better reach customers — and re-envisions itself along the way.

11 months ago

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Connected Hospitality: Data Drives Actionable Moments for Travel Ops and Marketing

Connected Hospitality: Data Drives Actionable Moments for Travel Ops and Marketing

Microsoft + Skift

Explore with us where the travel industry is headed, technologically. The time has come to look at what the future holds for hospitality, and every travel vertical, as an industry that uses digital tools to better reach customers — and re-envisions itself along the way.

12 months ago

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Redefining Hospitality With Digital Tools for the Travel Industry

Redefining Hospitality With Digital Tools for the Travel Industry

Microsoft + Skift

Explore with us where the travel industry is headed, technologically. The time has come to look at what the future holds for hospitality, and every travel vertical, as an industry that uses digital tools to better reach customers — and re-envisions itself along the way.

1 year ago

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What 110 European Travel Execs Think About Today’s Digital Landscape

What 110 European Travel Execs Think About Today’s Digital Landscape

Fusion + Skift

Digital has fundamentally changed the way we do business – and the travel industry is on a digital journey all of its own.

1 year ago

Five Hotel Cyber Security Breaches in 2015

Five Hotel Cyber Security Breaches in 2015

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

With their customer base of affluent, on-the-go guests hotels are the perfect target for hackers.

2 years ago

Starwood Warns Hackers Accessed Credit Card Information at 54 Hotels

Starwood Warns Hackers Accessed Credit Card Information at 54 Hotels

Associated Press

Starwood guests' and restaurant patrons' credit card numbers may have been exposed going back as long as a year. Unfortunately, this has happened at other hotels, too, but executives from acquirer Marriott likely are pulling their hair out at this moment.

2 years ago

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Travel and Data: Platforms, Databases, and Journeys

Travel and Data: Platforms, Databases, and Journeys

CendynONE + Skift

Big data is driving opportunities to create loyalty and conversions for the hospitality industry, but it’s also posing challenges. The key to leveraging the power of customer information is to bring these datasets together.

2 years ago

China-Backed Hackers Breached United Airlines Passenger Data

China-Backed Hackers Breached United Airlines Passenger Data

Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson, Bloomberg

Considering the breadth of this attack, it's unlikely passengers will fault United for the loss of privacy.

2 years ago