Analytics


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VIDEO: How to make better data-informed decisions in hotels
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2018
In a very entertaining Tech Talk at The Phocuswright Conference, Jeff Ma laid out some of the areas where more reliance on data and less on human behavior would lead to better outcomes. Read More
News | Technology
Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 3, 2018
This enterprise B2B platform is helping global travel brands deliver hyper-relevant search results based on travelers' preferences. Read More
Interview | Startups
Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The smartest way to connect vacation rentals to everything - channels, guests, payments and their own brand. Read More
Interview | Startups
Gen Z reignites traveler affinity for mobile apps
Gen Z reignites traveler affinity for mobile apps
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2018
Generation Z travelers are looking for mobile apps and services to help them budget and plan trips as well as to organize and share their experiences on return. Read More
News | Technology
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Could Google or Amazon end up owning the traveler profile?
By Linda Fox | November 9, 2018
Who owns the customer profile is going to change, and it could be an online giant such as Google or Amazon. Read More
News | Technology
SiteMinder new CEO
SiteMinder names tech industry veteran as CEO
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2018
Hotel guest acquisition platform SiteMinder has appointed its first CEO.   Read More
News | Technology
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TravelgateX snaps up REVVA to improve business intelligence tools
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2018
TravelgateX, a travel connectivity specialist, has acquired revenue management and business intelligence startup REVVA. Read More
News | Technology
Expedia rolls out Guest Insights technology for booking behavior intel
Expedia rolls out Guest Insights technology for booking behavior intel
By Linda Fox | October 30, 2018
Expedia is adding to its services it offers hotels with its Guest Insights technology. Read More
News | Distribution
Evolves acquires Everbooked
Evolve acquires vacation rental pricing platform Everbooked
By Mitra Sorrells | October 24, 2018
Evolve Vacation Rental Network has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of Everbooked, a dynamic pricing platform for the short-term rental industry.   Read More
News | Technology
Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | October 18, 2018
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: In the age of OTAs and industry disruption, effectively managing a complex channel and distribution strategy is critical to a hotelier’s bottom line. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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AirAsia enlists Google for help in digital transformation
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2018
AirAsia is working with Google Cloud to apply AI and machine learning technology to its data. Read More
News | Technology
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Better metrics urged in corporate travel to improve the traveler experience
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
Travel managers could take into account wider data and traveler insights to demonstrate trip ROI. Read More
News | Distribution
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Travel Appeal adds €3M in funding to bring its data science sauce to more travel businesses
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2018
Travel Appeal has raised €3 million in funding for develop its technology and speed up expansion. Read More
News | Startups
Russian airline group S7 earmarks $50M for startups
Russian airline group S7 earmarks $50M for startups
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2018
Russia-based S7 Group, which already includes an airline and space program, is turning its attention to startup investment. Read More
News | Startups
AccorHotels Travelsify investment
AccorHotels leads €5M investment in Travelsify AI analytics platform
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
AccorHotels has led a €5 million round in Travelsify, a content analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence to help brands differentiate and monetize their products.   Read More
News | Technology