Machine Learning


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How Expedia is using deep learning to improve the hotel booking process
By Linda Fox | April 12, 2019
Expedia Partner Solutions is using deep learning models to improve the hotel booking process for partners and - ultimately - the end consumer. Read More
News | Technology
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
By Matt Langie - Adara  | April 2, 2019
Personalization is great for a global airline, or even a regional cruise line. For most smaller travel brands, even regular personalization can seem out of reach.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
Middle East countries accelerate quantum computing research
Middle East countries accelerate quantum computing research
By Alicia Buller - Computer Weekly  | April 1, 2019
Universities in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have launched quantum computing research groups to cultivate homegrown knowledge of the tech. Read More
Notated News | Technology
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When right goes wrong for travelers in A/B website testing
By Linda Fox | March 29, 2019
A/B testing has become a big part of what online travel agencies do to introduce new functionality and improve the user experience. But it has its problems. Read More
News | Online
Tim Berners-Lee laments state of the web but offers hope for travel brands
Tim Berners-Lee laments state of the web but offers hope for travel brands
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2019
The iconic figure in the history of digital communications envisions a re-decentralized travel industry where consumer data is held on a Solid Pod. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
By Kevin May | March 19, 2019
The road to personalization in travel has been a slow one, and now, it seems, with technology and 24/7 connections with guests, the opportunity is even greater. Read More
News | Technology
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Sabre takes inspiration from Spotify to help hotels sell more
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2019
Sabre Hospitality plans to release technology later this year enabling hotels to sell rooms and other services in a more flexible way. Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel experts warn data should not just be considered a "hobby"
By Linda Fox | March 14, 2019
Hotel experts talk about the role of AI in improving the guest experience, with words of warning to consider. Read More
News | Technology
Google Flights and Hotel search updates
Google enables flight destination search by price
By Mitra Sorrells | March 11, 2019
Google has made updates to its Flights and Hotel search, enabling new filters and options. Read More
News | Online
Connectivity and control will give rail the green signal in the future
Connectivity and control will give rail the green signal in the future
By SmartRail World  | March 6, 2019
Whether it is bringing wi-fi to passengers subways, or connecting the longest rail in the world, rail networks are undergoing a connectivity transformation. Read More
Notated News | Technology
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Why travel management companies have a responsibility to drive innovation
By David Thompson - American Express Global Business Travel  | March 5, 2019
Business travel should be the most fertile ground for innovation in the traveler experience. However, the industry must first be willing to drive change rather than passively react to it. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
By Kevin May | February 19, 2019
Two of China's biggest digital brands - Baidu and Ctrip - are collaborating in a bid to develop "intelligent tourism" in the country. Read More
News | Technology
Sounding Off: China is treading a path of ideas for others to follow
Sounding Off: China is treading a path of ideas for others to follow
By PhocusWire | February 8, 2019
Hardware and software providers may have been inspired in part by some of their counterparts in the West but China is arguably at the bleeding edge of pulling it all together for the sake of the user. Read More
Interview | Online
Google tells hotels to think of smart devices as extra organs of a guest's body
Google tells hotels to think of smart devices as extra organs of a guest's body
By Hollis Thomases - Phocuswright  | February 4, 2019
The search giant says the proliferation of devices has created rapid, cultural shifts and changed the way people expect things from their brands... making people more curious, demanding and... Read More
News | Technology
A new era of personalization - for both travelers and suppliers
A new era of personalization - for both travelers and suppliers
By Benoit Jolin - Expedia Group  | January 29, 2019
The travel industry is entering an age of both traveler and supplier personalization - leveraging high-tech to deliver high-touch experiences. Read More
Opinion | Technology