Articles tagged “metaverse”

Business Travel

Morningstar Is Balancing Business Trips With Meetings in the Metaverse

All-digital experiences are a pandemic legacy, and the financial services sector is seeing a lot of value in the extra dimension that virtual reality can bring to conferences, training and education. Business meetings aren’t that far away.

Morningstar Is Balancing Business Trips With Meetings in the Metaverse

Hotels

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, luxury hospitality fails to live up to its longtime grandeur, corporate travel thrives in the first quarter, and Expedia Group appoints a Google executive to plot its advertising strategy.

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

Hotels

CitizenM Tests Marketing Hotels in the Metaverse

What's getting called the metaverse today is a joke. But marketers are right to run tests. The key thing to learn is how people will express their identities and status via avatars in virtual games. Future branding depends on that knowledge.

CitizenM Tests Marketing Hotels in the Metaverse

Skift Meetings

The Metaverse Event Platforms Misleading Investors With Crypto and NFT Schemes

More and more crypto funds are promising investors the chance to carve out territory in the metaverse, with some marketing futuristic VR event platforms. Are they really the deal of a lifetime, or are they scams?

The Metaverse Event Platforms Misleading Investors With Crypto and NFT Schemes

Skift Meetings

The Challenge of Managing Event Networking in the Metaverse

Metaverse events allow attendees to meet online in an embodied, 3D form. Can event organizers fall back on tried and tested face-to-face networking models in this brave new world? For now, new technologies will have to be met with novel approaches.

The Challenge of Managing Event Networking in the Metaverse

Skift Meetings

Pitfalls and Solutions: Making Metaverse Events Work in 2022

The idea of transporting attendees to a metaverse venue may be exciting, but event organizers need to think carefully about how attendees move through virtual reality. A 31 percent spike in virtual reality-related insurance claims shows the risk of accidents is real.

Pitfalls and Solutions: Making Metaverse Events Work in 2022

Business Travel

Travel Outfits Offer Solutions to Companies for Pandemic Worker Burnout

Why 2022 could be a bumper year for company-sponsored working holidays that fend off pandemic-induced exhaustion.

Travel Outfits Offer Solutions to Companies for Pandemic Worker Burnout

Skift Meetings

The Downside of the Metaverse for Events

The metaverse opens up a world of possibilities and opportunities for event professionals. But what are the downsides of the metaverse, and how can we protect ourselves and our attendees? 

The Downside of the Metaverse for Events

Hotels

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the Future of Crypto and Metaverse in Travel

The intersections of identity and trust inherent in blockchain with travel and travel as a counter to the isolationism of metaverse makes for interesting applications in the coming future.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the Future of Crypto and Metaverse in Travel

Business Travel

Amadeus Ponders the Metaverse in Next Phase of Microsoft Partnership

Nine months into the deal, Amadeus is toying with plenty of ideas — here's what one senior exec is excited about so far.

Amadeus Ponders the Metaverse in Next Phase of Microsoft Partnership