Articles tagged “sts2016”

Airbnb’s Chip Conley: Hotels Need Data Scientists

Airbnb’s Chip Conley: Hotels Need Data Scientists

Deanna Ting, Skift

If there's anything Airbnb can teach to hotels, it's this: pay more attention to data and know how to use it.

3 years ago

Carnival Corp. CEO: We Are in the Golden Age of Cruising

Carnival Corp. CEO: We Are in the Golden Age of Cruising

Jason Clampet, Skift

The cruise industry's dominant message for 2016 and the next decade: Only the long view will win.

3 years ago

Google’s Head of Travel: We’re Becoming an Answer Engine For Travelers

Google’s Head of Travel: We’re Becoming an Answer Engine For Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Google has owned the search engine business since the dawn of the Internet and it's now getting closer to actually answering travelers search queries rather than providing a list of relevant and irrelevant links.

3 years ago

Former Starwood CEO: Travel Remains Inconvenient, Anonymous, and Uncertain

Former Starwood CEO: Travel Remains Inconvenient, Anonymous, and Uncertain

Sarah Enelow, Skift

The former CEO of Starwood says the hospitality sector hasn't yet reached its potential when it comes to sophisticated personalization and quick problem solving.

3 years ago

Standard and Bunkhouse Hotel CEOs: We Create a Shared Sense of Community

Standard and Bunkhouse Hotel CEOs: We Create a Shared Sense of Community

Jason Clampet, Skift

Standard and its Bunkhouse Group have the right size that allows them to both innovate and take a leadership role in the industry. It's great to see them doing both.

3 years ago

TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer: Training Travelers to Have Higher Expectations

TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer: Training Travelers to Have Higher Expectations

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As booking becomes more important for TripAdvisor, it's trying to make the travel discovery experience more fun for users.

3 years ago

Online Travel Booking Legends: Digital Tools Have Reached a Critical Mass

Online Travel Booking Legends: Digital Tools Have Reached a Critical Mass

Jason Clampet, Skift

Everything you need to know about the future of online travel in one two-minute segment.

3 years ago

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Mastercard SVP: The Convergence of Payments and Messaging

Mastercard SVP: The Convergence of Payments and Messaging

Mastercard + Skift

We spoke with MasterCard SVP, Global Merchant Development Catharina Eklof about her experience at Skift Global Forum, Mastercard's evolution from payment provider to technology leader, and the eventual convergence of messaging and payments.

3 years ago

Points Guy Vs. Airfare Watchdog: The Great Loyalty Debate in 120 Seconds

Points Guy Vs. Airfare Watchdog: The Great Loyalty Debate in 120 Seconds

Jason Clampet, Skift

We'll argue that the price of getting better service is just that: Paying a bit more for your room or seat.

3 years ago

Peek CEO Ruzwana Bashir: How Mobile Technology Empowers Tour Operators

Peek CEO Ruzwana Bashir: How Mobile Technology Empowers Tour Operators

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As tour operators become more nimble with their use of mobile technology, they'll be able to strengthen their appeal to consumers who are looking to purchase tours and activities on demand.

3 years ago

Booking.com CEO: Higher Consumer Expectations Bring New Challenges

Booking.com CEO: Higher Consumer Expectations Bring New Challenges

Dennis Schaal, Skift

As Booking.com knows, if companies don't innovate quickly -- and learn from the experience -- they'll die.

3 years ago