Articles tagged “skift tech forum”

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Skift Tech Forum Video: Why Payment Strategy is Key to Travel’s Frictionless Future

Skift Tech Forum Video: Why Payment Strategy is Key to Travel’s Frictionless Future

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A smart payments strategy sits at the heart of any successful travel business. But too many companies take this hidden infrastructure for granted in their decision-making. In this conversation with executives from Visa, we get a better sense of the evolving role that payments technology plays in today’s frictionless travel experience.

2 months ago

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Skift Tech Forum Video: Loyalty Rewarded — Using Personalization to Deliver a More Human Customer Experience

Skift Tech Forum Video: Loyalty Rewarded — Using Personalization to Deliver a More Human Customer Experience

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There’s no question that customer and company definitions of loyalty are undergoing a fundamental shift in the travel industry, with personalized products and experiences playing an ever-more important role. In this session from Skift Tech Forum 2019 we learn more about how the concept of loyalty will evolve in the years ahead.

2 months ago

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Skift Tech Forum Video: Real-Time Travel Advertising in the Age of Optimization

Skift Tech Forum Video: Real-Time Travel Advertising in the Age of Optimization

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The discipline of digital advertising has been fundamentally transformed by technology and automation. Travel marketers have more power over their campaigns than ever before, but also face growing complexity. In this conversation with executives from Koddi at the 2019 Skift Tech Forum, we hear how marketers can navigate this increasingly complex digital advertising landscape.

2 months ago

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Skift Tech Forum Video: Navigating the Challenges of Digital Transformation in Travel

Skift Tech Forum Video: Navigating the Challenges of Digital Transformation in Travel

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By now, the concept of digital transformation is well-known to those in the travel industry. But the simplicity of the term belies the complexity of the strategies needed to complete the process successfully. In this conversation with Deloitte from the 2019 Skift Tech Forum we learn more about how those in the travel industry can successfully achieve their digital transformation goals.

2 months ago

How Loyalty Is Driving Marriott’s Luxury Rental Platform

How Loyalty Is Driving Marriott’s Luxury Rental Platform

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Marriott is obviously pleased with the initial response to its homesharing product. With Airbnb making a big play in the luxury sector, it will be interesting to watch how things shape up.

3 months ago

Travel Needs to Consider Life Without Facebook and Google, Says Former Facebook Investor

Travel Needs to Consider Life Without Facebook and Google, Says Former Facebook Investor

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Surveillance capitalism is due for a regulatory comeuppance in the next few years. Travel companies that make the decision to build brands around user privacy now will be ahead of the curve.

3 months ago

Carnival Expands Internet of Things to More Ships

Carnival Expands Internet of Things to More Ships

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Carnival has been talking about the Ocean Medallion for a while now. Expect the technology to be deployed on more ships soon, with new improvements to guest experience in the process.

3 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Oracle Wants to Reimagine Guest Experience

Skift Tech Forum: Oracle Wants to Reimagine Guest Experience

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Oracle Hospitality sells the world's most widely used hotel property management system. But it has ambitions to expand into additional services. Senior executive Laura Calin says her company is upending entrenched processes by rolling out fresh solutions, migrating to faster and smarter platforms, and drafting new commercial models.

3 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Shiji Helps Hotels Crack China Market With À La Carte Approach

Skift Tech Forum: Shiji Helps Hotels Crack China Market With À La Carte Approach

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Shiji is one of the world's most fascinating hospitality tech companies. In this interview Kevin King, its chief operating officer, explains the company's distinctive approach to the market.

3 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Carnival Builds a Connected Cruise Experience

Skift Tech Forum: Carnival Builds a Connected Cruise Experience

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Cruising has lagged behind other sectors of travel when it comes to digitization and personalization. A new wave of technology, though, is creating a more seamless experience for cruisers around the world.

4 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: Amadeus Says Computer Vision Models Will Disrupt Aviation Tech

Skift Tech Forum: Amadeus Says Computer Vision Models Will Disrupt Aviation Tech

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Computer vision algorithms will have a huge impact on airline and airport operations, according to Marion Mesnage, who heads up the research and innovation team at Amadeus, the travel tech giant.

4 months ago

Skift Tech Forum: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Guest Experience

Skift Tech Forum: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Guest Experience

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

For travelers, tech overload can easily lead to burnout, but when used the right way, a flexible platform can foster a solid human connection.

4 months ago