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How Cloud is Revolutionizing Your Travel and Hospitality Experience

CIO

In the age of disruptive business models and constant competition, the travel and hospitality industry, like most industries, needs to deliver services in real-time. Computer-vision technology that analyzes images and videos, aids in identity verification and surveillance during travel.

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Enhancing customer care through deep machine learning at Travelers

CIO

New York-based insurance provider Travelers, with 30,000 employees and 2021 revenues of about $35 billion, is in the business of risk. On the role of the Chief Data Officer: Due to the nature of our business, Travelers has always used data analytics to assess and price risk.

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Travel Industry Revitalized by Seamless, Secure Payment Options

CIO

With a travel resurgence already well under way, it’s essential for industry organizations to ensure they are offering consumers payment options that are not just convenient, but that also reduce risk and instill confidence with every transaction.

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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.

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Avoiding a Stay at a Haunted Hotel And Why We Need a Travel App for That

CIO

Imagine booking a room at a small, charming, off-the-beaten-path hotel on the Hawaiian island of Kauai using a popular mobile travel app, only to discover that the room is… haunted! As Dana told it, she went to bed at midnight after a long travel day. Does such a travel app exist?

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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.

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Thanksgiving Week Travel

Domo

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

Netbasequid

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.

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Business Intelligence for Travel: Enable Success!

Elegant BI

Analytics for Travel Businesses Can Provide a Competitive Advantage! The travel industry is very competitive! Business Intelligence for Travel should include out-of-the-box functionality to get the organization started as quickly and effectively as possible.

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Vable’s top 6 travel reads for 2021

Vable

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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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.

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Summer Trends to Watch as Consumers Return to Travel

Netbasequid

After seemingly endless months of lockdowns, masks and Netflix, there’s one thing for sure – people are itching to travel again. And according to a recent Virtuoso survey , 93% said they’d never again take the opportunity to travel for granted. Why The Travel Reboot Looks Promising.

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

Pathmatics

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.

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

Pathmatics

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.

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The Book Look: The Data Path Less Traveled

The Data Administration Newsletter

When is an answer “good enough”? There are many areas of data science and AI where we need to be satisfied with an answer that is not perfect and yet still provides business value.

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

Pathmatics

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.

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Traveling in the Age of COVID-19: Big Data Is Watching

Dataversity

The post Traveling in the Age of COVID-19: Big Data Is Watching appeared first on DATAVERSITY. Click to learn more about author Bernard Brode.

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Orion Brown, founder of the Black Travel Box, on the Role of Diversity in Consumer Insights

Happy Market

In this episode, we’ll hear from Orion Brown, founder of the Black Travel Box & Brand Management Consultant on her opinion and experiences about diversity in consumer insights. My guest today is Orion Brown, founder of The Black Travel Box and brand management consultant.

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

Moz

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?

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

Pathmatics

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

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Southwest Airlines Ads and Facebook Digital Marketing | Facebook

Pathmatics

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

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

Pathmatics

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.

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INNGUMA improves your user experience Do you want to travel with us?

Innguma

La entrada INNGUMA improves your user experience Do you want to travel with us? A few weeks ago we told you about the constitution of INNGUMA as a new company, linked to a continuous commitment to improving user experience, usability and training. Now the time has come to explain to you what the main transformations we are about to experience are all about. apareció primero en Innguma. INNGUMA News

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Reinventing Your Career at Crayon

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

Pathmatics

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.

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CIO Leadership Live with Chris Locke, CIO, Flight Centre

CIO

Australian travel agency group, Flight Centre, lost close to $1.2 billion during COVID. During the height of the pandemic, 160 technology staff lost their jobs as the Australian business shifted from a $103 million monthly cost base down to $30 million. .

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CIO Leadership Live with Jonathan Good, Chief Technology and Marketing Officer at Auckland International Airport

CIO

Auckland International Airport Chief Technology and Marketing Officer Jonathan Good on what he learned from starting his own business, dealing with turbulent times in the travel industry, and the importance of making transformation intentional to unlock human capability.

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United Airlines gives employees the digital tools to make customers happy

CIO

As CIO of United Airlines, Jason Birnbaum is laser focused on using technology and data to enable the company’s 86,000 employees to create as seamless a customer travel experience as possible. Digital Transformation, Employee Experience, Travel and Hospitality Industry

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American Airlines takes flight with analytics transformation

CIO

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, is turning to data and analytics to minimize disruptions and streamline operations with the aim of giving travelers a smoother experience. Analytics, Digital Transformation, Travel and Hospitality Industry

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Choice Hotels’ all-in cloud journey to sustainable business value

CIO

Cloud Computing, Green IT, Travel and Hospitality Industry Choice Hotels International’s early and big bet on the cloud has allowed it to glean the many benefits of its digital transformation and devote more energies to a key corporate value — sustainability, its CIO maintains.

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Microsoft Data Community Interviews and Advice about Working Remotely

Paul Turnley

You may not know that I have been travelling the country interviewing community leaders from the Microsoft data platform, on a new video blog: Data On The Road (dataontheroad.blog).

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Journey Beyond transforms its contact center to deliver better customer journeys

CIO

The company’s overall strategy is to “have a customer experience that’s second-to-none — from the moment they first engage with the company to plan their experience, to when they return home at the end of their travels — regardless of what Journey Beyond adventure you are booking.”

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Cloud Technology Makes Virtual Receptionists Very Valuable

Smart Data Collective

If you’re with a client, in a meeting, travelling, working on a project, or even just accidentally miss the call because you don’t hear your phone ringing, you’re potentially losing money. Cloud technology has led to a number of amazing benefits for companies all over the world.

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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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Top 10 Reasons Why Power BI People Should Attend SQLBits

Chris Webb BI

Can’t travel? SQLBits is happening again this March at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales. It’s the largest in-person Microsoft data technology conference in Europe and probably now the world; it’s also a lot of fun and something I would never miss.