Articles tagged “skift global forum”

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Skift Global Forum 2019 Recap: Why Travel Brands Should Tap Into This New Personalization Technique

Skift Global Forum 2019 Recap: Why Travel Brands Should Tap Into This New Personalization Technique

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At Skift Global Forum 2019, we hosted a session with SheerID on how brands can gain loyal customers with a new form of customer acquisition that uses gated, personalized offers. Download this new eBook to learn how your brand can implement this approach.

4 weeks ago

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Skift Global Forum 2019: How Mastercard Is Rethinking Loyalty and Innovating with Big Data

Skift Global Forum 2019: How Mastercard Is Rethinking Loyalty and Innovating with Big Data

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Travel brands are using sophisticated data tools and novel customer acquisition strategies to boost revenues and foster deeper engagement with their consumers, according to the latest findings from Mastercard’s data services team.

1 month ago

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Skift Global Forum 2019: How Travel Leaders are Rethinking Customer Experience

Skift Global Forum 2019: How Travel Leaders are Rethinking Customer Experience

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Travel leaders are optimizing the customer experience through more thoughtful, human-centered design and technologies across the traveler journey. Here are our top takeaways from Skift Global Forum 2019.

2 months ago

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Skift Global Forum 2019: How American Express Is Improving Customer Experience with a Focus on Meaningful Moments

Skift Global Forum 2019: How American Express Is Improving Customer Experience with a Focus on Meaningful Moments

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Consumers are so overwhelmed by choice these days, they sometimes simply give up on travel plans altogether. Brands like American Express Travel are hoping to end that lamentable state of affairs by combining old-school service with new technological tools that make the complete “customer journey” both high tech and high touch.

2 months ago

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Skift Global Forum 2019: How Accenture and Marriott Are Supercharging the Guest Experience by Empowering Employees

Skift Global Forum 2019: How Accenture and Marriott Are Supercharging the Guest Experience by Empowering Employees

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Marriott has launched a new tech platform that empowers its more than 700,000 associates worldwide to provide high-touch, personalized service at scale. Turns out if you take care of your people, they’ll do an even better job of caring for guests.

2 months ago

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Skift Global Forum Video: Beyond Automation – Understanding AI’s True Power in Travel Marketing

Skift Global Forum Video: Beyond Automation – Understanding AI’s True Power in Travel Marketing

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Artificial intelligence was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about the true power of AI in the travel industry, which will pail machine-powered automation with smart insights to create more meaningful relationships with customers.

2 months ago

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Skift Global Forum Video: How Attribute-Based Selling Works for Hotels

Skift Global Forum Video: How Attribute-Based Selling Works for Hotels

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Hotel merchandising and distribution were hot topics at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about attribute-based selling, a strategy that helps hotels better align customer needs with property amenities during the booking process.

2 months ago

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Skift Global Forum Video: Responsible Travel Marketing in the Era of Data, Privacy, and the Always-On Consumer

Skift Global Forum Video: Responsible Travel Marketing in the Era of Data, Privacy, and the Always-On Consumer

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Travel marketing was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about how travel marketers can deliver relevant messages to consumers at the right moment while still respecting growing requests for privacy.

2 months ago

Federal Judge Warns Carnival on Ocean Pollution: Promise Less, Act More

Federal Judge Warns Carnival on Ocean Pollution: Promise Less, Act More

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Carnival Corp. may now make a point of trumpeting its sustainability efforts, but it's worth remembering that it's on environmental probation for a reason.

2 months ago

Catch Skift Global Forum 2019 Interviews, Now on Video

Catch Skift Global Forum 2019 Interviews, Now on Video

Jasmine Ganaishlal and Spencer Lee, Skift

2 months ago

The Greening of Travel: Read the New Magazine

The Greening of Travel: Read the New Magazine

Tom Lowry, Skift

Check out our magazine to learn how travel must embrace its responsibility to the world. We offer eight tenets to help you make it happen.

3 months ago

Everyone Has a Role to Play in Responsible Tourism, Say Adventure Travel Veterans

Everyone Has a Role to Play in Responsible Tourism, Say Adventure Travel Veterans

Elizabeth Osder, Skift

There is no magic bullet, but everyone has a job to do in protecting the most remote and precious destinations. Tour operators and guides must work together within their communities and with their competitors to create experiences that connect with guests — and send home passionate ambassadors to educate their communities.

3 months ago