Articles tagged “data”

Short-Term Rentals

Short-Term Rental Platforms Are Seeing a Paris Olympics Spike

As prices start to dip for short-term rentals during the Olympics, this could be a good time to snag a (relatively decent) deal.

Short-Term Rental Platforms Are Seeing a Paris Olympics Spike

Tourism

Chinese Tourists Continue Love Affair With Iceland, Kazakhstan is New Favorite

Think Iceland was an unexpected favorite for Chinese tourists, what would you say about Kazakhstan?

Chinese Tourists Continue Love Affair With Iceland, Kazakhstan is New Favorite
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Online Travel

Video Interview: Rethinking Loyalty in the Age of AI

In this video interview, Jason Perocho, vice president of product marketing at Amperity, discussed highlights from a new research report that explores how generative AI can help travel and hospitality companies put their customer data to its highest and best use, enabling them to earn loyalty in the new era of travel.

Video Interview: Rethinking Loyalty in the Age of AI
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Airlines

Skift Aviation Forum Video: Reimagining the Modern Retailing Experience

In this video from Skift Aviation Forum 2023, we hear from Kartik Yellepeddi, vice president of product and offer and order at FLYR, and Mike Melton, principal architect at Google Cloud, about the challenges, gaps, and opportunities in implementing artificial intelligence (AI) for the airline industry, including the need for data, technology integration, and talent.

Skift Aviation Forum Video: Reimagining the Modern Retailing Experience
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Partnerships

Skift Global Forum Video: Travel Loyalty’s Next Evolution

In this video from Skift Global Forum 2023, IAG Loyalty Chief Commercial Officer Rob McDonald discussed the expansion of loyalty programs and partnerships designed to boost customer engagement and put better data at companies’ fingertips.

Skift Global Forum Video: Travel Loyalty’s Next Evolution
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Hotels

Skift Global Forum Video: Using Data to Deepen Customer Relationships

In this video from Skift Global Forum 2023, we hear from Clare Ward, worldwide technical leader of travel & hospitality solutions at AWS, and Noha Abdalla, chief marketing officer at Choice Hotels, on the ways companies can put their data to work to create lasting customer relationships.

Skift Global Forum Video: Using Data to Deepen Customer Relationships

News Blog

Juniper Group Acquires Hotel Tech Startup Vervotech

Vervotech, a startup that manages hotel room data, is the latest in a string of travel tech acquisitions by Juniper Group. Juniper Group said Friday that it acquired the India-based startup. Terms were not disclosed.  Vervotech’s platform analyzes hotel booking data to remove duplicate listings across suppliers, a problem that can lead to inaccuracies and…

News Blog

OAG Acquires Infare to Strengthen Air Travel Data Business

Infare, a Denmark-based provider of airfare data and analysis software, has been acquired.  OAG, a UK-based provider of flight status and schedule information, said Friday that it has acquired Infare from private equity firm Ventiga Capital. The firm had owned Infare since 2017.  The price and terms of the latest deal were not disclosed.  OAG…

Short-Term Rentals

Behind the Source of the Viral ‘Airbnb Collapse’ Data

Who came out looking bad here? Nick Gerli and AllTheRooms, in particular, as well as the media that took him at his word about the source of the data.

Behind the Source of the Viral ‘Airbnb Collapse’ Data

Startups

Fairlyne Raises $3 Million for Travel Ticket Resale Platform: Startup Funding Roundup

Fairlyne wants to help travelers resell their unwanted airline tickets, and Boddy wants to help people access gyms while they're traveling.

Fairlyne Raises $3 Million for Travel Ticket Resale Platform: Startup Funding Roundup