Articles tagged “SkiftX Showcase: Technology”

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Luxury

Why Four Seasons Yachts Is Encouraging Guests to Leverage Travel Advisors

Beyond its innovative design ethos and distinctive service offerings, Four Seasons Yachts is making waves with a unique sales and distribution strategy built around a growing preference among affluent travelers to book trips with luxury travel advisors.

Why Four Seasons Yachts Is Encouraging Guests to Leverage Travel Advisors
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Online Travel

The State of Loyalty for Travel and Lifestyle Credit Cards in 2024

Credit card loyalty programs play a unique role in shaping consumer behavior and travel spending. A new report from iSeatz explores how banks are structuring their rewards to encourage flexibility, enable choice, and unlock value for today’s consumers.

The State of Loyalty for Travel and Lifestyle Credit Cards in 2024
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Online Travel

Boosting Revenue During Cultural Events: A New Era for Travel Marketing? 

If you’re heading to the latest stop on Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour, you will likely need to book a flight and hotel. Expedia Group recently unveiled new data highlighting how its advertising tools enhance visibility for travel partners on their sites and can augment partner revenue during popular cultural events.

Boosting Revenue During Cultural Events: A New Era for Travel Marketing? 
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Tourism

Almosafer’s CEO on Navigating the Future of Saudi Tourism

In rewriting its tourism narrative, Saudi Arabia’s shift towards broader offerings, digital integration, and infrastructure improvements signals a forward-looking approach aimed at tapping into new growth avenues within the global travel industry.

Almosafer’s CEO on Navigating the Future of Saudi Tourism
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Travel Technology

New Report: Evaluating Membership-Based Loyalty Programs

More and more loyalty programs are competing for attention, and not just from travel companies. A new survey from iSeatz offers insights into the travel and lifestyle rewards offered by membership-based organizations.

New Report: Evaluating Membership-Based Loyalty Programs
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Hotels

Q&A: How Hotels Can Leverage AI and Digital Marketing to Win the Direct Booking Race

Rising competition in the hotel bookings landscape is pushing the industry towards the smarter use of technology. Hotels that leverage first-party data to drive AI strategies can win the race against OTAs for guest attention and loyalty.

Q&A: How Hotels Can Leverage AI and Digital Marketing to Win the Direct Booking Race
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Tourism

Skift Global Forum East Attendees Share 4 Key Travel Insights

What are the emerging trends and issues shaping the future of travel? We surveyed our Skift Global Forum East audience of more than 600 travel executives to determine what industry leaders think about top-of-mind subjects.

Skift Global Forum East Attendees Share 4 Key Travel Insights
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Online Travel

Supercharging Digital Transformation for Travel Agencies and Professionals

For travel agencies to navigate the next evolution of business-to-business travel booking, they need a forward-thinking technology partner that knows how to balance digital innovation with human expertise — especially in an industry known for its resistance to change.

Supercharging Digital Transformation for Travel Agencies and Professionals
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Airlines

Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue

Ancillaries are increasingly essential to the financial health and resilience of airlines. Sabre’s new Upgrade IQ product uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to optimize airlines’ premium cabin inventory and unlock incremental revenue.

Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue
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Online Travel

How Travel Brands Are Embracing Tentpole Shopping Moments

Tentpole marketing campaigns tied to shopping-focused events like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Prime Day have long been table stakes for product retailers. For travel brands advertising experiences instead of objects, the opportunity to drive brand lift, reach new audiences, and increase lifetime value is even greater.

How Travel Brands Are Embracing Tentpole Shopping Moments

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