Artificial Intelligence


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Hotelmize raises Series B funding from Alibaba, establishes APAC headquarters in Hong Kong
By Steven Lerner | April 2, 2020
 Hotelmize is aiming to gain a foothold in Asia Pacific and to expand operations in the region following a new capital raise. Read More
News | Technology
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Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
News | Online
How data is shaping the traveler experience
How data is shaping the traveler experience
By AirPlus  | March 17, 2020
Data today is an integral part in travel management. It’s helping travel managers tell the story of travel – the complexities and challenges. Many use data already to get other departments on board with... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Will the coronavirus outbreak force hotels to adapt to new technologies quicker?
Will the coronavirus outbreak force hotels to adapt to new technologies quicker?
By Gregor Amon - Hotel Data Cloud  | March 13, 2020
When it comes to hotels, you can bet that hotel owners and managers are reeling, trying to come up with a plan to address coronavirus, but more importantly, to have strategies to recoup their losses... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Changi Airport, Accenture create "digital factory" to improve airport experience and operations
By Mitra Sorrells | March 11, 2020
Changi Airport Group and Accenture operate a “digital factory” in the airport to improve the traveler experience and airport operations. Read More
News | Technology
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Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo rides off with $2.25B investment
By Steven Lerner | March 4, 2020
Waymo, the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Google’s parent Alphabet Inc., is welcoming its first external investment in its 11-year existence. Read More
News | Technology
COVID-19 and the global hotel industry: A roadmap to recovery, part 1
COVID-19 and the global hotel industry: A roadmap to recovery, part 1
By Yuki Hu, Eva Liu, George Yu - IDeaS, & Yuki Hu, Eva Liu & George Yu - IDeaS | March 2, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, here are actionable steps for hotels to take now to proactively begin the road to recovery: Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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STARTUP STAGE - ACT II: Jubel reveals its recent challenges and success with hiring
By Steven Lerner | February 28, 2020
Trip-planning platform Jubel discusses its progress and challenges over the past year. Read More
Interview | Startups
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
In the coming weeks, British Airways parent company IAG will enter the fifth year of its Hangar 51 accelerator program. Read More
News | Startups
RailYatri’s smart bus network IntrCity raises funds to expand its fleet in India
RailYatri’s smart bus network IntrCity raises funds to expand its fleet in India
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
India-based travel app RailYatri has landed Rs 100 core (about $13.8 million) as it seeks to grow its IntrCity SmartBus network. Read More
News | Technology
Will the travel industry adopt white box AI?
Will the travel industry adopt white box AI?
By Norm Rose - Phocuswright  | February 17, 2020
In the travel industry, we traditionally have a different term for a "black box," but in the context of AI, a black box output implies that it may be challenging for the target audience to understand... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Google Maps adds features allowing users to explore and share more
By Linda Fox | February 12, 2020
The service, which Google claims has a billion users, now presents users on its Android and iOS app with five tabs: Commute, Contribute, Explore, Saved and Updates. Read More
News | Online
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: RubiQ manages flight disruptions to help airlines retain customers, reduce costs
By Steven Lerner | February 10, 2020
RubiQ provides AI technology for airlines to help passengers self-manage flight disruptions. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hotel revenue management: Is there a breakthrough on the horizon?
Hotel revenue management: Is there a breakthrough on the horizon?
By Vivek Bhogaraju - Expedia Group  | February 4, 2020
Expedia Group commissioned Phocuswright to conduct a global study on the state of hotel revenue management from the perspective of the revenue manager - and the results are telling. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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