Voice


Kayak Alexa flight notifications
Kayak adds flight notifications to Alexa skill
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2018
As Kayak’s Amazon Alexa skill approaches its two-year anniversary, the company is updating the service with flight notifications.   Read More
News | Technology
Apple in danger of being Blackberry, circa 2007
Apple in danger of being Blackberry, circa 2007
By Bret Kinsella - VoiceBot | April 16, 2018
Parallels from history are rarely exact replicas. Learning from history requires we look for similarities in patterns despite differences in details. Read More
Notated News | Technology
PODCAST: Phocuswire PundIT Show #10
PODCAST: Phocuswire PundIT Show #10
By Kevin May | March 30, 2018
We devote the latest episode of the PundIT Show to all things voice technology, marking the end of our Voice Month. Read More
News | Technology
Finding a unique voice in travel technology
Finding a unique voice in travel technology
By Chad Callaghan - Sabre | March 27, 2018
The increasing and widespread adoption of voice technology is already beginning to establish its place as a major factor in travel. Read More
Opinion | Technology
MSC Cruises voice assistants
MSC Cruises puts voice-enabled assistants in every cabin of new ship
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2018
MSC Cruises has created what it says is the cruise industry’s first voice-enabled smart speaker. Read More
News | Technology
Voice series part 4 Expedia
Voice tech in travel, part 4: Expedia’s experience
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2018
Online travel agencies are technology companies as much - if not more – than they are travel companies.  Read More
News | Technology
Voice series part 3 Skyscanner2
Voice tech in travel, part 3: The Skyscanner story
By Mitra Sorrells | March 19, 2018
Metasearch engine Skyscanner was one of the first travel sector brands to introduce conversational search interfaces.   Read More
News | Technology
Voices that are more human than human
Voices that are more human than human
The phone rings and you answer. It’s your mother. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Voice series part 2 user experience
Voice tech in travel, part 2: UX and design
By Mitra Sorrells | March 12, 2018
The days of typing search terms into a browser or clicking through drop-down menus may be fading. Rising in their place is a much more natural interface: voice. Here are the characteristics of an... Read More
News | Technology
Trainline voice app rap 2
Trainline creates rap duet to promote its voice app
By Mitra Sorrells | March 9, 2018
Trainline has created a two-minute film with showing what it calls a “voicebot duet” to promote its voice app for Google Assistant.   Read More
News | Technology
Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | March 8, 2018
The use of voice technology facilitated by smart devices like Amazon's Echo is surging in popularity among consumers, and Omega World Travel is among the travel companies now entering the space. Read More
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Honeywell Amazon Alexa hotel thermostat
Honeywell creates voice-controlled thermostat for hotel rooms
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2018
Honeywell is tapping into the trends of increased automation and the use of voice technology with the launch of its latest thermostat for the hospitality industry.    Read More
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Hoteliers given control of revenue management via voice tools
Hoteliers given control of revenue management via voice tools
By Kevin May | March 6, 2018
"Industry first" alert! Travel technology provider Ideas claims it has the first integration of a revenue management tool with voice control devices. Read More
News | Technology
Voice tech in travel, part 1: Brand adoption
Voice tech in travel, part 1: Brand adoption
By Mitra Sorrells | March 5, 2018
The days of typing search terms into a browser or clicking through drop-down menus may be fading. Rising in their place is a much more natural interface: voice. Read More
News | Technology