Voice


Ideas and insight from startups at Battleground: The Americas
Ideas and insight from startups at Battleground: The Americas
By PhocusWire | July 30, 2018
Don't miss a day of fresh ideas and innovation from travel startups and speakers from high-profile companies at Battleground: The Americas. Register now. Read More
News | Startups
Amazon Alexa for Hospitality D Berger
Alexa For Hospitality is a seminal moment in the industry (despite challenges)
By David Berger - Volara | July 4, 2018
The launch of Alexa for Hospitality is a seminal moment for hoteliers, as well as the ecosystem of vendors that serve them. Read More
News | Technology
HITEC product news
Sonifi, Cendyn, and other product news from HITEC
By Mitra Sorrells | June 21, 2018
Dozens of hospitality industry technology vendors released new and updated products this week during HITEC, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, which is taking place in... Read More
News | Technology
Amazon finally talks about travel, launches Alexa for Hospitality
Amazon finally talks about travel, launches Alexa for Hospitality
By Kevin May | June 19, 2018
Amazon's first official foray into the travel industry for a few years is here: Alexa for Hospitality - bringing the voice-activated device into hotel rooms. Read More
News | Technology
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Don't panic! Artificial intelligence will bring human touch to hotels
By Frank Reeves - Avvio | June 19, 2018
The problem with all new hotel technology, unfortunately, is that innovation gets turned into buzzwords quickly, usually in order to sell more products and services. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2018
Digital assistants in travel are not an entirely new form of technology - moreover, just another layer that builds on the shift to digital and, especially, mobile. Read More
News | Technology
Voice search marketing strategies
Listen up: Travel marketers need to pay attention to voice search
By Stuart Butler - Fuel | June 12, 2018
There’s a lot of coverage in the media about Google, Amazon and Apple (ok, AND Microsoft) regarding the race to dominate the voice assistant space. Read More
News | Technology
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
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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