Articles tagged “data”

Tourism

Tourism Agencies Use Mobile Data to Track Travelers Crashing With Friends and Relatives

Limitations on understanding the travelers visiting friends and relatives segment have been eroding, but they are still there when it comes to the imaginations of destination marketers. Tourism agencies should try to push the envelope.

Tourism Agencies Use Mobile Data to Track Travelers Crashing With Friends and Relatives

Tourism

Middle East Travel Players Warm to Collaboration as Competition Heats Up

The Middle East region is known for its competitiveness. But we are about to see a softening where more brands are willing to collaborate and cooperate in a bid to capture the imagination of more tourists worldwide.

Middle East Travel Players Warm to Collaboration as Competition Heats Up

Business Travel

Hilton Uncovers a Lot More About Blended Travelers After Student Competition

Hilton gets an A-plus for piggybacking Adobe Analytics' annual student challenge, as it gains a fresh perspective on how to capture more business. It may not have counted on just how complex this particular segment can be though.

Hilton Uncovers a Lot More About Blended Travelers After Student Competition

Tour Operators

The Tech Revolution Poised to Power Tour Operators

The technological advances tour operators are making now are long overdue. Propelling this sector of the travel industry into the future is certainly timely, considering operators needed to find ways to speed up bookings coming out a crisis that left their in-person businesses decimated.

The Tech Revolution Poised to Power Tour Operators

Skift Meetings

How Data Is Helping With Event Attendee Movement

A Salt Lake City-based tech startup saw an unmet need in the event industry – how to collect and analyze attendee spend and movement data – and now the company’s growth is skyrocketing. Why this matters.

How Data Is Helping With Event Attendee Movement

Tourism

Spain Welcomes Back Big Spenders as Tourist Arrivals Jumped 8-Fold in March

The easing of restrictions has expedited Spain's travel recovery as tourists arrivals inch closer to pre-Covid levels.

Spain Welcomes Back Big Spenders as Tourist Arrivals Jumped 8-Fold in March

Business Travel

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Google joins global partnership Travalyst, backed by Prince Harry, in an act towards sustainability, Europeans are set to make record summer travel numbers, and loyalty programs are being revamped across major and minor travel brands alike.

Google Picks Prince Harry’s Travalyst for Emissions Data and More Top Stories This Week

Hotels

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

This deal reflects a broader trend of hotel operators and owners seeking tools to analyze their data. The old way of using a mess of spreadsheets became unmanageable during the labor crunch.

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

Startups

OTA Insight Nabs $80 Million in Funding From Spectrum Equity

The SiteMinder IPO in Australia served as inspiration for numerous travel tech and data intelligence companies, including OTA Insight. The latter hopes that Spectrum Equity can help OTA Insight make a similar leap.

OTA Insight Nabs $80 Million in Funding From Spectrum Equity

EventMB

Who Really Controls High-Value Attendee Data From Events?

Event tech providers take different approaches to how they collect and manage attendee data. Now, there is growing concern among organizers about how this data management may impact them down the road.

Who Really Controls High-Value Attendee Data From Events?