Articles tagged “technology”

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How Meeting and Event Planners can Master Smart Revenue Management

How Meeting and Event Planners can Master Smart Revenue Management

IDeaS Revenue Solutions + Skift

Until recently, the meeting and event industry was playing a game of catch-up when it came to revenue management. But thanks to new available industry-specific tools, developing a well-executed revenue management strategy is a lot more attainable than it once was.

1 day ago

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Truly Intelligent Airline Retailing Needs to go Beyond Customer Segmentation

Truly Intelligent Airline Retailing Needs to go Beyond Customer Segmentation

Sabre + Skift

Let’s face it –– airlines aren’t known for their infrastructure innovations. But applying new, intelligent technology infrastructures can bring them into the modern world and allow them to provide their customers with the right offer, at the right time, at the right price.

3 months ago

Events Need to Figure Out a Strategy for Evaluating Marketing Tools

Events Need to Figure Out a Strategy for Evaluating Marketing Tools

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

With event technology exploding in scope and complexity in recent years, it's no wonder that organizations aren't sure which sales and marketing tools have the most positive impact. It's the right time to start figuring it out, though.

7 months ago

Refreshed Destinations Want to Attract Large Corporate Events

Refreshed Destinations Want to Attract Large Corporate Events

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Convention centers across the U.S. have worked to refresh and develop their offerings as business has increased in recent years. Now they're looking to attract large corporate events across multiple venues instead of traditional consumer-facing events and conventions.

8 months ago

Event Tech Firms Want to Be Everything to Planners

Event Tech Firms Want to Be Everything to Planners

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

There's no one-size-fits-all solution for meeting and event planners, so technology companies are offering a variety of different services to meet their needs.

8 months ago

Making Sense of Marriott’s Commission Cut for Meetings

Making Sense of Marriott’s Commission Cut for Meetings

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It looks like what happened to travel agents 20 years ago is about to happen to meeting and event planners.

9 months ago

Event Technology Will Be Transformational

Event Technology Will Be Transformational

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Event technology is complicated. But as competing platforms develop the capability to work together, a more flexible future will be possible for planners.

9 months ago

Corporate Travel Can’t Afford to Miss the Next Wave of Consumer Technology

Corporate Travel Can’t Afford to Miss the Next Wave of Consumer Technology

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Consumer technology is undergoing a transformation, powered by artificial intelligence and voice commands. Corporations should pay attention to how their travelers' behavior shifts in order to stay in front of upcoming trends.

9 months ago

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Cracking the Code: Taking a Closer Look At Travel Startup Business Models

Cracking the Code: Taking a Closer Look At Travel Startup Business Models

Amadeus + Skift

Much of the success of a travel startup hinges on its business model. A new Skift and Amadeus travel startup survey found that subscription-based, personalized pricing and unbundling models show the most promise to those in the space.

10 months ago

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The Tech Innovations Most Anticipated By Travel Startups

The Tech Innovations Most Anticipated By Travel Startups

Amadeus + Skift

Tech innovations like blockchain, AI and machine learning have the potential to change the way travel companies do business. Some already demonstrate significant promise in the effect they’ll likely have on the space, while others are still mostly hype. A new survey by Amadeus and Skift looked at how individuals in the travel startup sector actually feel about the utilities of these emerging tech tools.

10 months ago

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Three Ways Digital is Influencing Traveler Buying Behavior

Three Ways Digital is Influencing Traveler Buying Behavior

Expedia Media Solutions + Skift

It’s no secret that more accessible technology has changed the way travelers research, shop for and purchase travel. Expedia Media Solutions looked at three examples of how digital is changing traveler behavior and why this matters.

11 months ago

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Travelers Are Open to the Internet of Things, Yet Privacy Concerns Persist

Travelers Are Open to the Internet of Things, Yet Privacy Concerns Persist

worldpay + Skift

The Internet of Things is radically changing the way we travel. A new Worldpay report looks at how consumers feel about these connected technologies, both good and bad. 

11 months ago