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News / Technology
My Method... How Staycity went from pen and paper to tech-driven operations
By Lloyd Green - Staycity | September 14, 2022
Staycity enlisted Optii Solutions to help the hotel company improve productivity and efficiency across housekeeping and operations. Read More
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News / Technology
Valpas scurries off with €1.6M for bed bug tech solution
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2022
Valpas’ IoT-enabled bed legs trap bed bugs and alert hotel staff. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Lightly helps travel brands accommodate families
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2022
Created by a mother who experienced frustration when traveling with her baby, Lightly provides essential products such as diapers, crib sheets and swaddle blankets for hotels and other travel companies. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Ten trends shaping contactless tech in travel
By Nadav Cornberg - Virdee | February 9, 2022
As we head into 2022, here are some critical areas of focus to consider as brands consider implementing contactless guest experiences.   Read More
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News / Online
European travelers plan to spend significantly more in 2022
By Jill Menze | February 2, 2022
According to a new report, European travelers plan to spend 39% more on travel in 2022 and are actively planning and booking. Read More
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News / Technology
Airline tech chiefs prioritize investment in cybersecurity, cloud services
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2022
SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights study reveals 61% of airlines see IT investment increasing in 2022 while 55% of airports expect to spend more. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
No, guests do not require human-provided services in hospitality
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | January 4, 2022
Max Starkov makes a case that in five years, hotels will operate with about 50% of the staff they had in 2019 – and that’s not a bad thing.   Read More
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Opinion / Online
Travel marketers must focus on the new customer-first experience
By Kurt Weinsheimer - Sojern | December 14, 2021
Sojern’s chief solutions officer outlines three strategies travel marketers can use to entice consumers to book now and into the future.   Read More
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News / Technology
MCR acquires housekeeping management platform Optii
By Jill Menze | December 7, 2021
Optii will remain a standalone company with its existing management team intact. Read More
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News / Technology
Q&A: Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on hybrid futures and going public again
By Donna Airoldi - BTN | December 1, 2021
Cvent founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal spoke with BTN in late November and says the company planned to be listed on the Nasdaq exchange the morning of December 9. Read More
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News / Technology
My Method... A tale of two zoos and conversational technology
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | November 9, 2021
Travelers have put the spotlight on the trip planning process during the pandemic and providing reassurance to tourists has led to the implementation of new technologies.  Read More
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News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
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News / Technology
AirAsia to require vaccine, check-in via app only
By Mitra Sorrells | October 7, 2021
Along with a vaccine requirement, the low-cost carrier is now requiring passengers to check in via the AirAsia Super App. Read More
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News / Startups
Pudu Robotics adds $77M for delivery robots
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2021
Pudu Robotics announced $78 million in Series C1 funding earlier this year. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
The next steps for travel are long and led by digital
By Koen Deryckere and Emily Weiss - Accenture | September 6, 2021
Why collaboration and investment in cloud and digital technology will make travel companies future-ready. Read More