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Articles tagged “data”

Hotels

8 Takeaways on How Airbnb Lost Hosts During the Pandemic

Airbnb sees recruiting new hosts as vital to its future growth but it hasn't reversed a significant decline in its ranks. Macroeconomic trends will likely reverse the trend, but the competition to win hearts and listings is getting intense.

8 Takeaways on How Airbnb Lost Hosts During the Pandemic
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Hotels

Executive Q&A: What Hotels Need to Know About Data Security for 2021

With so much valuable customer information being processed each day, hotels are prime targets for data breaches. It’s vital that they stay abreast of how they can protect their guests as data security evolves and technologies and threats change.

Executive Q&A: What Hotels Need to Know About Data Security for 2021

Online Travel

Expedia CEO Shrugs Off Google’s New Data Tools as Competitive Threat

Given Google's global market clout, none of its product introductions and activities should be dismissed. But Expedia's CEO Peter Kern got feisty and made a good point that Expedia has transaction data, which can be more useful for hotels and tourism boards, than mere search data. Unless Google ups its booking game, and then all bets are off.

Expedia CEO Shrugs Off Google’s New Data Tools as Competitive Threat

Tourism

Google Debuts New Traveler Demand Tools for Hotels and Destinations Starting in Asia

Google's new tourism-oriented tools, two of which are open to non-customers, may be useful to small enterprises, and could help Google win new business.

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Online Travel

New Skift Webinar: Digital Transformation and Understanding Today’s Traveler

In this webinar, Salesforce and The Travel Corporation discuss the evolution of digital transformation, how it applies to businesses today, and why the right use of data is imperative to truly understanding today’s traveler.

New Skift Webinar: Digital Transformation and Understanding Today’s Traveler
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Online Travel

How Covid-19 Is Reshaping Consumer Behavior — and What That Means for Travel Brands Right Now

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of the travel business as new habits, concerns, and demands become top of mind for consumers. Travel and hospitality companies should be paying close attention to these shifts to stay relevant and maintain trust in today’s challenging environment.

How Covid-19 Is Reshaping Consumer Behavior — and What That Means for Travel Brands Right Now

Ground Transport

Uber Rideshare Revenue Ticking Upwards After Dramatic Fall

If you are grasping for any signs that the U.S. or global economies have a heartbeat, then consider that Uber's rideshare revenue has been ticking upwards in the past two weeks after plummeting over the past two months. No, this is not the same as China reopening or a promising coronavirus vaccine in the making, but at this point we'll latch onto almost anything.

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Online Travel

How Security, Privacy, and Trust Can Help Travel Brands Offer a More Human Experience

Utilizing data is an integral part of how travel brands can offer a better customer experience. But securing this data, protecting customer privacy, and building trust can be equally essential to supporting both the human experience and the bottom line.

How Security, Privacy, and Trust Can Help Travel Brands Offer a More Human Experience

Online Travel

Will Marriott and British Airways Ever Pay Those Huge Proposed Data Breach Fines?

Those headline fines were pretty jaw-dropping, but it seems more than likely that they will be massively reduced whenever they are finally rubber-stamped.

Will Marriott and British Airways Ever Pay Those Huge Proposed Data Breach Fines?
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Airlines

How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry

In search of a competitive edge, price transparency, and the ability to offer better service to their customers, travel agencies find value in indisputable data provided by aggregators such as Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).

How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry