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KLM tries WhatsApp chat, Hyatt sees Messenger results [UPDATED]
KLM tries WhatsApp chat, Hyatt sees Messenger results [UPDATED]
By Sean O'Neil | January 29, 2016
KLM will be the first travel brand to trial a rebooking service via WhatsApp, the messaging app that claims nearly a billion users. As of February, when passengers of a connecting flight at Amsterd Read More
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TripAdvisor adds Hyatt to instant booking, so now 235K hotels are instantly bookable
TripAdvisor adds Hyatt to instant booking, so now 235K hotels are instantly bookable
By Sean O'Neil | July 24, 2015
Since February, TripAdvisor's market cap has soared by about a third to $13.4 billion, despite a dip after second quarter earnings were announced yesterday. NB: This article has been updated since Read More
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Hyatt Hotels globally rolls out its predictive analytics for upsells
Hyatt Hotels globally rolls out its predictive analytics for upsells
By Sean O'Neil | March 11, 2015
Hyatt Hotels is one of many travel companies that has been leveraging "big data". In other words, it's been aligning all the functions of its organization to optimally use predictive data analytics Read More
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Targeting Marriott, Hyatt to set wifi free worldwide
Targeting Marriott, Hyatt to set wifi free worldwide
By Sean O'Neil | December 22, 2014
Hyatt will offer free unlimited wireless internet at its properties worldwide starting in February. The goal is to draw travelers in to a marketing portal, and also to out-do rival chains in the ameni Read More
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The two sides of ground transportation disruption
The two sides of ground transportation disruption
By Viewpoints | November 21, 2014
Legacy ground transportation has truly been disrupted in just the past few years. Companies like Uber, Lyft, Hailo, Sidecar and Gett, alongside Indian startup Olacabs and Didi Dache in China and do Read More
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Uber's API dropped into Hyatt, United and Expensify
Uber's API dropped into Hyatt, United and Expensify
By Nick Vivion | August 21, 2014
This week's reveal of the Uber API marks the company's latest push to become the dominant means of ground transportation across the business travel ecosystem - and third-party travel companies are eag Read More
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Hotel tech provider SiteMinder secures $30M in capital from Facebook investor
Hotel tech provider SiteMinder secures $30M in capital from Facebook investor
By Kevin May | January 14, 2014
SiteMinder has started off 2014 with a shot across the bows of its hotel distribution rivals by winning a mighty $30 million investment from Technology Crossover Ventures. The Sydney, Australia-bas Read More
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The Scan: Hyatt gains from Roomlinx-DISH deal, CCRA debuts tools, and more news
The Scan: Hyatt gains from Roomlinx-DISH deal, CCRA debuts tools, and more news
By Sean O'Neil | August 28, 2012
Roomlinx, the IPTV company, signed a five-year contract with DISH, which benefits Hyatt Hotels, and more items in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 28 August. Read More
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Which was the only company to apply for a .FLY domain?
Which was the only company to apply for a .FLY domain?
By Kevin May | June 15, 2012
With lots of talk in recent months about a bonanza of new domain name extensions being made available to anyone, perhaps more than one company would've bid for .FLY this week. Read More
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Does a good digital strategy ensure profits for hoteliers?
Does a good digital strategy ensure profits for hoteliers?
By Glenn Gruber | April 10, 2012
That's what the latest Digital IQ Index report from L2 Think Tank says when it reviewed the "digital competence" of 52 of the world's leading hotel brands. Read More
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Trust International weeks away from unlocking Room Key for members
Trust International weeks away from unlocking Room Key for members
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2012
Hospitality resevation and distribution specialist Trust International is two weeks away from connecting to Room Key, the online hotel venture started by a number of hotel chains in January Read More
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Express checkout: Hyatt IPO proceeds to go missing
Express checkout: Hyatt IPO proceeds to go missing
By Dennis Schaal | November 2, 2009
After a 27-year absence, global hotel company Hyatt is expected to go public late this week with an initial public offering priced between $23 and $26 per share. With the market's unsteadiness,... Read More
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