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Articles tagged “innovation”

Travel Technology

Hilton’s Investment in HotelKey Is an Investment in Tech Progress

The proverbial rising tide lifts all boats. In this case, a rising tide is investment in hotel tech companies, and the boats are the greater hospitality industry.

Hilton’s Investment in HotelKey Is an Investment in Tech Progress

Tourism

Asia-Pacific Gets a Boost From China’s Reopening

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at travel industry recovery in Asia, CitizenM’s sustainability investment, and successful innovations in travel.

Asia-Pacific Gets a Boost From China’s Reopening

Travel Technology

Hotelbeds Looking Outside Itself for Tech Innovation

Hotelbeds is joining some other travel tech companies in looking outside for innovative ideas. It's not on the level of adding a venture capital arm as some major travel companies have done, but it follows a similar idea.

Hotelbeds Looking Outside Itself for Tech Innovation

Travel Technology

How JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, and Amadeus Are Approaching Startup Investment in 2023

Everyone in the travel industry, especially airlines, is talking about sustainability right now. But investments are also being made in innovations that could form the industry decades from now.

How JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, and Amadeus Are Approaching Startup Investment in 2023

Travel Technology

The Fragmented Travel Tech Industry Probably Won’t Consolidate Anytime Soon

The trick for a travel tech platform to do business with a big company is to start small, prove the service works, and then upsell.

The Fragmented Travel Tech Industry Probably Won’t Consolidate Anytime Soon
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Business Travel

How Hospitality Brands Can Streamline the Business Traveler Experience

Today’s corporate travel managers and business travelers expect frictionless experiences, especially when it comes to managing expenses. By leveraging automated expense management capabilities for their guests, hospitality brands can accelerate digital transformation, deepen customer loyalty, increase operational cost savings, and create seamless customer experiences.

How Hospitality Brands Can Streamline the Business Traveler Experience

Startups

Steve Case’s Road Trips Across America Reveal the Promise of Startups for Cities

AOL co-founder Steve Case never lost his passion for startups. His new book reminds us that innovation can thrive anywhere in America outside of New York and Silicon Valley and help reimagine U.S. cities big and small. Take note, travel industry.

Steve Case’s Road Trips Across America Reveal the Promise of Startups for Cities

Announcements

Skift IDEA Awards 2022: See the Winners

Skift IDEA Awards is travel’s annual recognition of excellence in design, creativity, and innovation – honoring the brands and businesses pioneering the industry’s future. See the final results and meet the 2022 winners!

Skift IDEA Awards 2022: See the Winners

Hotels

Marriott Elevates Design Lab at New Headquarters in Innovation Push

Management smugness can doom any company to falling behind. So it's reassuring to see hotel giants like Marriott International make innovation efforts and guest feedback more visible and central.

Marriott Elevates Design Lab at New Headquarters in Innovation Push

Announcements

Skift IDEA Awards 2022: Meet the Shortlist

Skift IDEA Awards is travel’s annual recognition of excellence in design, creativity, and innovation - honoring the brands and businesses pioneering the industry’s future. See who made the 2022 shortlist.

Skift IDEA Awards 2022: Meet the Shortlist