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Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | February 16, 2021
There is a clear deficit of proper hospitality industry education in digital technology and the latest technology innovations, trends and best practices. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Casai talks technology investment and data-driven decisions
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2021
For a company that set its strategy on offering smart rentals - its name translates as smart home - it concedes a need to ensure the business is getting the basics right. Read More
News | Technology
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What COVID-induced changes in hospitality are here to stay?
By Soenke Weiss - Optii Solutions | February 8, 2021
The founder and chief strategy officer of Optii Solutions says hotels should expect enhanced operational and cleaning protocols to be the norm for years to come.   Read More
Opinion | Online
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How automation can facilitate hospitality’s recovery
By Brad Beumer - UiPath | February 3, 2021
Automation technologies can be used to benefit guests and staff, now and into the future. Read More
Opinion | Technology
My Method... How to build a technology product based on real-world hospitality experience
My Method... How to build a technology product based on real-world hospitality experience
By Scott Curran - Reneson Hotels/GuestEQ | January 26, 2021
Reneson Hotels COO Scott Curan explains how he developed hotel operations platform GuestEQ based on his longtime experience in the hospitality industry.   Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: The Hospitality Gig aims to provide a talent pool of flexible workers to the industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
The startup is looking to connect people looking for flexible work, job shares or fractional roles across all disciplines in hospitality with companies needing to fill those roles. Read More
Interview | Startups
Why it’s still the Roaring ‘20s for hotel revenue management
Why it’s still the Roaring ‘20s for hotel revenue management
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS | December 30, 2020
What if we could look at the COVID‐19 crisis as the vehicle to lead to a fundamental shift in how the industry generates and optimizes revenues? Read More
Opinion | Distribution
What to expect from hotel tech in 2021
What to expect from hotel tech in 2021
By Juan Carlos Abello - Nuvola | December 17, 2020
Technology will be one of the biggest tools at the hospitality industry’s disposal to enhance health and safety standards upon reopening and gaining the trust of travelers in 2021. Read More
Opinion | Technology
How Amazon Web Services wants to aid travel brands in recovery
How Amazon Web Services wants to aid travel brands in recovery
By Jill Menze | December 16, 2020
Through its new Competency Partner program and work with organizations like Star Alliance, AWS is helping travel brands address new demands brought on by COVID-19. Read More
News | Technology
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Reposite lands $2.5M investment for travel industry workspace platform
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
The startup was developed during the pandemic to help trade partners manage relationships and reduce manual processes. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: CheKin - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: CheKin - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 20, 2020
CheKin's allows companies to earn money and save time when guests complete the registration process by themselves in an automatic, digital and contactless way. Read More
Interview | Technology
Oracle buys hotel product upsell specialist Nor1
Oracle buys hotel product upsell specialist Nor1
By Kevin May | November 19, 2020
The company gives hotels the ability to analyze guest behavior patterns and upsell offers in a property at various points in their purchase journey and once they have booked in Read More
News | Technology
Unboxing revenue management, from revenue systems to revenue strategy
Unboxing revenue management, from revenue systems to revenue strategy
By Sharad Kapur | November 13, 2020
It's time for hotel companies to build revenue management infrastructures around their operations that also reflect their strategy. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Why payments are critical to travel's recovery
VIDEO: Why payments are critical to travel's recovery
By Jill Menze | October 27, 2020
At Phocuswright Europe, a panel of payments experts examined how payments will be key to success in a post-COVID world. Read More
News | Technology
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How COVID exposed flaws in antiquated hospitality payment systems
By Mitra Sorrells | October 19, 2020
Travel payments veteran and XanderPay CEO Mike Carlo says one solution for the hospitality industry is a centralized payment system for large brands. Read More
News | Technology
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