Opinion
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Sustainability must be a priority for business travel in 2021
By Avi Meir - TravelPerk | March 2, 2021
Momentum built for thinking about a more sustainable level of corporate travel in the years leading up to 2020 must not stall in 2021.... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
By Laurent Idrac - Hapi | March 1, 2021
Hotels may know about their guests pre‐stay and post‐stay, but they’re often missing out on the most important part of the journey: personalizing the experience while on property.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Sounding Off: Why we must be proactive - not reactive - about collaboration
Sounding Off: Why we must be proactive - not reactive - about collaboration
By PhocusWire | February 26, 2021
There is a chance to operate in ways that work for everyone - it just means everyone has to play their part and do the right thing.... Read More
Interview | Online
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Collaboration: the key word for responsible recovery in vacation rentals
By Kevin Locraft - Expedia Group | February 25, 2021
To spur and sustain widespread economic recovery in the vacation rental sector, cities, platforms and vacation rental owners and managers must collaborate on effective public policy.   ... Read More
Opinion | Online
Lifting the canvas off experience tourism
Lifting the canvas off experience tourism
By Finán O’Donoghue - Campsited | February 24, 2021
In the last year the camping industry has seen an extraordinary increase in demand. Bookings have risen by 540%, which, to coin a much used phrase, is unprecedented.... Read More
Opinion | Online
Travel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History Month
Travel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History Month
By Greg DeShields - Tourism Diversity Matters | February 23, 2021
To authentically connect and build trust, travel brands must continually identify and engage with genuine opportunities to connect with the Black community.... Read More
Opinion | Online
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
The COVID travel rebound is coming - is your business prepared?
The COVID travel rebound is coming - is your business prepared?
By Jackie Velez - Xero | February 9, 2021
Travel brands should consider these key steps in order to successfully capture the COVID travel rebound.... Read More
Opinion | 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
In the new world of business travel, traveler wellbeing must come first
In the new world of business travel, traveler wellbeing must come first
By Scott Sunderman - Collinson | January 29, 2021
For essential travel in the COVID era, employees need robust pre‐travel screenings, 24/7 access to medical and travel advice and detailed contingency plans.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
What to know about the new customer travel planning, shopping and booking journey
What to know about the new customer travel planning, shopping and booking journey
By Kurt Weinsheimer - Sojern | January 25, 2021
While the travel industry certainly can’t predict quarantine mandates, companies can capitalize on demand by meeting customer conditions.... Read More
Opinion | Online
How does travel heal itself?
How does travel heal itself?
By Raj Singh - JetBlue Technology Ventures | January 22, 2021
Four trends are poised to redefine the industry in the coming year - and emerging technology has a tremendous opportunity to transform this new travel experience.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Four trends that could define the future of sightseeing and experiences
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | January 21, 2021
What were the key moments in 2020 in tours and activities, beyond the complete destruction of our collective livelihoods caused by COVID?... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Why Bill Gates is wrong and business travel won’t die in 2021
By Steve Black - Topia | January 19, 2021
The co-founder of Topia, which provides visibility into employee location and business travel, argues Bill Gates’ recent prediction about business travel should be examined closely.  ... Read More
Opinion | Online
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