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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
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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
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
By PhocusWire | December 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence-led technology is often seen only through the prism of providing consumer-facing benefits. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Technically Speaking - Ari Balogh of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2018
Ari Balogh comes to Airbnb from Google and is charged with leading infrastructure, information IT and security and engineering for payments, trust and community support as CTO. Read More
Interview | Online
Hotelchamp Autopilot marketing AI
Hotelchamp creates AI “Autopilot” to personalize hotel websites
By Mitra Sorrells | December 6, 2018
Hotelchamp, an Amsterdam-based startup that provides technology to drive direct bookings on hotel websites, is launching a new product to automate a personalized user experience.   Read More
News | Technology
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
VIDEO: Jeff Katz on a new path for connectivity
VIDEO: Jeff Katz on a new path for connectivity
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Jeff Katz is an enigmatic figure in the travel industry, having overseen a string of business and considered by many as an important thinker in the development of the modern sector. Read More
News | Technology
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Indoor navigation technology for the traveler. Indoor workforce and asset-tracking technology to boost productivity. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Dnata acquires majority stake in AI personalization platform Bd4travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 27, 2018
Dnata, an air services provider that is part of the Emirates Group, has acquired a majority stake in Bd4travel for an undisclosed amount.   Read More
News | Technology
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
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
By Kevin May | November 22, 2018
The travel industry is forever being told about a new breed of traveler dramatically altering consumer behavior in both the leisure and business sectors. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
By Kevin May | November 21, 2018
With a string of investments under its wing, JetBlue Technology Ventures has become a pioneer in the aviation-investing-in-startups space in recent years. Read More
News | Startups
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Trajectory of hospitality and travel tech: Three essential points for vendor success
By Andrew Sanders - DataArt | November 20, 2018
Although historically the hotel industry has been slow to adopt new technologies, the current climate has transformed this reluctant pace into a full-speed super-highway. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
By Kevin May | November 15, 2018
Travelers say technology is key to a great experience on a trip - but to what extent? Read More
From Our Partners | Online
VIDEO: Top investors on the good, the bad and the bountiful in travel
VIDEO: Top investors on the good, the bad and the bountiful in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 15, 2018
Benchmark Capital general partner Bill Gurley made his inaugural appearance on the center stage of The Phocuswright Conference Wednesday in Los Angeles.   Read More
News | Startups