Articles tagged “innovation”

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Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

London and Partners + Skift

Destinations can be doing a lot more to forge alliances between tourism and tech. London & Partners shows how.

2 days ago

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San Antonio Unites Its Local Innovation Economy to Share a New Story with Conference Planners

San Antonio Unites Its Local Innovation Economy to Share a New Story with Conference Planners

Visit San Antonio + Skift

San Antonio is building on its past as a city of pioneers who once led the country’s expansion into the American Southwest. Today, the new frontier is digital. San Antonians are again moving the nation forward in technology, medicine, energy and other advanced industries, which conference planners can leverage to drive innovation in their organizations.

2 months ago

5 Passenger Experience Innovations That May Make Flying Better

5 Passenger Experience Innovations That May Make Flying Better

Nicholas Brautlecht, Bloomberg

Every year, innovators show up to these events showing what is possible on an airplane. And in the end, airlines adopt few of these suggestions. Often, carriers don't want to mess with what they know works, especially if there's a big cost to adopting new technology.

6 months ago

The Mainstreaming of Alternative Accommodations — Digital Marketing News This Week

The Mainstreaming of Alternative Accommodations — Digital Marketing News This Week

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

Airbnb tends to get most of the credit when consumers talk about "alternative accommodation." But ultimately it may be efforts undertaken by online travel agencies like Expedia and Priceline that truly bring short-term and whole-home rentals into the travel mainstream.

7 months ago

Digital Marketing News: Building a Culture for Travel Innovation

Digital Marketing News: Building a Culture for Travel Innovation

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

Every travel company wants to be known as innovative. But creating the right culture for innovation can be challenging. That's why travel incubators seem like such a great strategy: access to outside partners, ideas and talent with minimal risk.

7 months ago

Why U.S. Airlines Should Ignore Shareholders Now for Long-Term Innovation

Why U.S. Airlines Should Ignore Shareholders Now for Long-Term Innovation

Brian Sumers, Skift

With airline profits likely to continue for awhile, it's probably time for U.S. carriers to invest in innovation.

1 year ago

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Reinventing the Modern Airport Experience

Reinventing the Modern Airport Experience

Sabre + Skift

With lengthy queues, redundant processes, and a lack of personalization, it's no surprise customers have no love for modern airports. It's time for airports to reexamine their approach to customer experience and start creating the airport of the future.

1 year ago

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The Rapid Pace of Innovation in Travel

The Rapid Pace of Innovation in Travel

Amadeus + Skift

Innovation and change have always been driving factors in the evolution of travel, but now it’s happening at a much more accelerated pace. We're no longer tracking industry changes by looking at the calendar, but instead by looking at our watches.

3 years ago