Predictive Tourism: The Merger Of Big Data In Travel Industry

Smart Data Collective

And in this case, the travel and tourism industry is no exception here. Travel industry may not be the first to inculcate emerging technology for its benefit, but it sure is benefiting from it now. Moreover, travel and tourism have become a worldwide trend.

Thanksgiving Week Travel


Since a lot of us are probably still digesting—literally and figuratively—our Turkey Day experiences, we thought it would be interesting to examine the TSA data we have been tracking and see how a travel period that is usually among the busiest in the U.S.


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2022 Guide to Purchase Drivers for Travel


As the world reimagines its love of travel after a challenging couple of years, we’re seeing new hopes, challenges and desires emerge. And AI-powered social listening offers insight to help companies capture this leery segment by understanding purchase drivers for travel.

Vable’s top 6 travel reads for 2021


February used to see us making travel plans but that isn’t possible right now. But if we can’t physically travel, what about transporting yourself away with a book (or art, or a video, or a map)? With all those Facebook memories popping up, it’s making me nostalgic.

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Why AI Is Important for Automating Travel Policy Compliance

Smart Data Collective

So, the real question is how can AI help businesses in travel? Well, as far as many businesses are concerned, AI has many advanced capabilities in managing expenses, optimizing travel programs, and improving the overall travel experience for employees when on the road.

Booking Sites Ride The Streaming Wave As Summer Travel Season Heats Up


Even with gas prices skyrocketing and COVID-19 cases surging once again, this year’s summer travel season is poised to be one of the busiest on record.

Travel Advertising: Airbnb & VRBO are outspending top hotel chains as holidays approach


If hotel prices are any indication, COVID-19 surges aren't going to keep travelers home this holiday season. Holiday Advertising TravelThe average daily rate for a hotel room in the US is $143.30— up 6% from 2019. In popular destinations like Hawaii, average daily rates are as high as $258.65, according to data from hospitality analytics firm STR.

Airbnb, VRBO and short-term rentals one of few winners in the COVID-crippled travel industry


Travel COVID-19The coronavirus forced people to reconsider and even scrap their vacation plans altogether. While reservations through short-term rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO plummeted 47% from January to April, bookings slowly recovered in the following months.

5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Data While Traveling Abroad

Smart Data Collective

When you’re traveling abroad, you may wind up in unfamiliar places which pose increased security risks. Here are five simple tips to protect your data while traveling abroad. Your best protection when traveling abroad is to utilize a virtual private network (VPN). Streaming While Traveling. If you are traveling outside of the UK, and still want to access the content, you may be able to use a VPN.

Travel SEO Trends and Pivots from 2020 (and What to Carry into 2021)


Travel was undoubtedly one of the hardest hit sectors in the 2020 shutdowns, which affected every business domain from the largest destination marketing organizations (DMOs) to local small businesses that thrive on the foot traffic tourism normally brings. What's ahead for short-term travels?

Accommodations and Lodging Saw a 65% Increase in Ad Spending in 2021


The travel and tourism industry has seen an outsized impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel Report

Reinventing Your Career at Crayon


It’s shown up in everything from our daily routines and rituals to our ability to travel and see friends and family. Over the last two and half years, people have experienced tremendous change.

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Southwest Airlines Ads and Facebook Digital Marketing | Facebook


While the airline experienced revenue gains in October, demand slipped in both November and December due to spikes in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, quarantine requirements, travel restrictions, and related government orders. Travel

A tale of three airlines: How JetBlue, United and Delta braved through their worst year


Travel COVID-19The commercial aviation industry is attempting to make a comeback from its pandemic-induced fallout. Despite favorable tailwinds, the road to recovery will almost certainly drag into 2021 and beyond.

COVID’s rogue wave pummeled cruise lines, here’s how they’re recovering 


Up until recently, cruises were the fastest-growing segment of the travel industry. As expected, there's been a significant financial impact for all cruise lines, making it challenging for these brands to attract travelers and thus result in closures. Travel COVID-19But as the world closed its borders in response to COVID-19, the fallout created an elevated level of concern amongst the public surrounding the health and safety aboard cruise ships.

“Data is the closest thing to magic in the modern world…”

Timo Elliot

Yves: You travel a lot, you meet a lot of people and companies…. Timo: There’s not a lot of travelling these days (laughs). This is a English translation of an article by Thérèse van Bellinghen that first appeared on the SAP News Blog. .

The Art and Science of FP&A Storytelling

Timo Elliot

For example, it’s used for pipeline forecasting, and it has been particularly useful recently – we cancelled almost all staff travel and physical events, and the system was used to project the effects on profitability.

SAP Industry Insights Podcast Highlights of 2021 with Host Tom Raftery

Timo Elliot

We talked about sustainable travel with rail in one of the episodes , because 2021 is officially the year of rail. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Tom Raftery , host of the SAP Industry Insights Podcast (among others!)

An Equipment List For Virtual Presentations In An Office Or Home Studio

Timo Elliot

This is my traveling setup, showing the Fovitec lights in action.

Holiday Brew: How national coffee chains are 'steeping' up digital spend


Holiday drinks at America's top coffee chains are here to give you a jolly jolt through your busy weekends of gift shopping and traveling. Pumpkin spice season may be over, but peppermint and praline fans can finally rejoice.

How Midsize Businesses Leaders Turn Extreme Stress Into Grit And Creativity

Timo Elliot

This may include office space and cost savings from reduced travel, higher productivity for some types of roles, and a higher appreciation of flexible approaches to customer delivery and support. Dreams are powerful.

Hitting the slopes - How digital strategy is shaping up for ski & mountain resorts


Now, in 2021, industry demand has slowly but surely recovered as domestic travel edges back up to pre-pandemic levels. Ski and snowboard resorts were one of the first business categories to take a major hit during the first wave of COVID lockdown orders in March 2020.

The changing face of cargo theft: interview with Scott Cornell

DC Velocity

Cargo theft and protection is a cat-and-mouse game over some valuable cheese, according to Scott Cornell of Travelers Insurance. Strategy

Cognizant Relies on Open-Source Intelligence to Navigate COVID-19 Crisis


Through the data collection efforts by the India-based Joint Security Intelligence Center, the team was able to influence decision making with regards to employee safety, including restricting travel, closing offices and ensuring compliance with evolving local government requirements.

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Shuster draft calls for 20-cent hike in diesel taxes over 3 years

DC Velocity

All motor fuel taxes to end in September 2028; pilot to test replacing fuels tax with levies on vehicle miles travelled. Transportation

4 Industries Benefiting from Data-Driven Mobile App Development

Smart Data Collective

Travel. Travel agencies, hotels and airlines have long been utilizing data-driven app development to analyze consumer travel patterns and demand. Data-driven app development has benefited more local means of travel as well.

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4 Mobile trends that will drive engagement in 2021


Health + travel and entertainment (12:08). Acoustic recently hosted a Mobile Trends 2021 webinar sharing considerations for marketers regarding how to maximize impact from first and third-party mobile apps.

Coronavirus is Spurring Adoption of Digital Tools – Which are Here to Stay?


For businesses, two major things are likely to happen as a result of the adoption of web conferencing and video communication technology: a reduction in business travel and in-person events going virtual. Mass Reduction in Business Travel.

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Will Outside Sales Recover When the Pandemic Ends?


The idea of Outside Sales, which depended on business travel and in-person meetings, feels like a distant memory. The slow recovery for business travel. Business travel is expected to take more than three years to reach pre-pandemic levels.

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May 6th, 2021 - Product Updates and Data Additions


Data Additions Traction Vivino Vayner Media Dgraph Labs Job Listings DGraph VaynerMedia LG LG Chem Kaleyra PAR Technology Ontrak Travel + Leisure Shipper.

Reinventing President’s Club in 2021


Alternative #1: Give A Travel Voucher Equivalent To The Trip. Not quite a ‘rain check’ but this option empowers your team to travel where they want. Not to mention, it allows them to make their own decisions about when they feel safe enough to travel again.

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Luxury Hotel Brand Uses Online Management, Competitive Intelligence to Improve Customer Engagement


The Langham also made sure that its information is consistent across multiple search engines and travel sites. ArchIntel™ -. Online brand management is becoming more important in the modern era for businesses to be more successful.

Volatility Control – When Less Is Mower

Wink Intel

He even travels out of state to compete in races. . I have a friend who races riding lawn mowers. Yes, this is actually a thing. Click HERE to read the full story via INN. The post Volatility Control – When Less Is Mower appeared first on Wink. Industry Articles

AI-Powered RateGain Solutions to Provide Competitive Pricing Insights for First Hotels


First Hotels , a hotel chain company in Scandinavia, has tapped RateGain Technologies to provide artificial intelligence-enabled insights on competitive pricing and help maintain price parity across various online travel agencies and third-party booking platforms. ArchIntel™ -.

Using zIIP to optimize value from your IBM Z® investments


Consider a large travel technology business that’s a client of both IBM and IBM Business Partner ibi, a TIBCO company. Its business-to-business (B2B) travel commerce platform helps connect travel providers – including massive travel websites, travel agencies, and airlines – with buyers.