Travel startup investments 2018 - a year in review
Travel startup investments 2018 - a year in review
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
Despite the powerful presence of established players, many of which have seemingly cornered various sectors, the eagerness to support new businesses never appears to subside in travel. Read More
News | Startups
Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
By Joost Schreve - KimKim | December 13, 2018
Four of the biggest players - TripAdvisor, Airbnb, Booking.com and Expedia - are approaching the tours, activities and experiences category from angles that leverage their respective strengths. Here's... Read More
Opinion | Online
Opinion future AI in travel
Sentiment versus sentient: Taking conversational AI further in travel
By Madhusudan Mathihalli - Passage AI | December 12, 2018
Artificial intelligence applications that are currently being used in the travel and hospitality industries boast a myriad of benefits - from booking flights and hotels to organizing a traveler’s... Read More
Opinion | Technology
2018 review 2019 preview voice technology
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Voice technology
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2018
To provide a look ahead on this topic, Say It Now CEO Charlie Cadbury offers his take on the top five developments in voice technology he expects to see in 2019. Read More
News | Technology
2019 predictions sojern
Dwindling blockchain hype, the stagnation of voice and more travel tech predictions for 2019
By Stephen Taylor - Sojern | December 11, 2018
It’s easy to overestimate or underestimate the impact that any single issue will have on travel businesses next year. Given all of this, here are my top predictions for the travel industry in 2019. Read More
Opinion | Online
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Travel marketing
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Travel marketing
By Mitra Sorrells | December 5, 2018
As we look ahead to 2019, we asked MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid to share thoughts on the future of travel and what lies ahead for marketing and advertising strategies, the growing influence of Google... Read More
News | Online
2018 review 2019 preview blockchain
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Blockchain in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2018
For our look ahead, SITA Lab program manager Sherry Stein provides an update on blockchain for the air transport industry and her predictions of what to expect in 2019.   Read More
News | Technology