Articles tagged “digital commerce”

Online Travel

Wizz Air’s Odd Fee for Buying a Ticket While Using an Ad Blocker Draws Fire on Social Media

We've seen budget airlines foist a lot of memorable fees on travelers, but we did a double take over this higher fee for using an ad blocker.

Wizz Air’s Odd Fee for Buying a Ticket While Using an Ad Blocker Draws Fire on Social Media

Hotels

Alibaba-Backed Shiji Acquires IcePortal in a Bid to Manage Digital Hotel Content

Shiji, the tech conglomerate with an investment from Alibaba, continues to snap up companies in a bid for hotel tech supremacy. It has nabbed IcePortal in the wake of that company's arch-rival Leonardo being snatched up last November by tech conglomerate Jonas.

Alibaba-Backed Shiji Acquires IcePortal in a Bid to Manage Digital Hotel Content

Hotels

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players

The hotel tech group that Jonas Hospitality has put together through acquisitions of Leonardo, MSI, Springer-Miller, and BookAssist is admittedly small. But its creation says a lot about the pressures to consolidate in hotel tech. Experts debate the pros and cons of such roll-ups.

Jonas Software Rolls Up Hospitality Tech Group to Compete Against Bigger Players

Business Travel

What Travel Brands Can Learn From Alibaba’s New Luxury Marketplace

Despite the popularity and discussion surrounding the Chinese consumer in recent years, it is still a developing market worth watching and studying for nuanced changes and opportunities.

What Travel Brands Can Learn From Alibaba’s New Luxury Marketplace

Airlines

Airlines Become More Sophisticated With Personalized Offers for Passengers

Many of the world's airlines know they're not as good as retailers like Amazon in targeting offers for individual passengers. A lot of carriers want to improve, so they can get the right offer in front of the right person at the right time. But it won't be easy, since airlines often have clunky computer systems.

Airlines Become More Sophisticated With Personalized Offers for Passengers

Online Travel

Three Digital Commerce Strategy Reports You May Have Missed

How and where travel brands connect with the new experiential consumer will continue to evolve and shift along these three critical axes: Digital payments, mobile booking, and travel ad tech. Those that push beyond the best practices will take the most risk, but stand to gain the biggest reward.

Three Digital Commerce Strategy Reports You May Have Missed