Monthly Travel & Hospitality Roundup: AUGUST 2018

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Travel Tech

A Comprehensive Hotel Mobile Marketing Guide

Using smartphones and tablets has become second nature for most of the people especially with Artificial Intelligence. Check out how mobile marketing has become important over the period and why hotels need to upgrade. Learn More

 

Tech revolution targets tours and activities

According to Phocuswright report, the tours and activities sector is growing faster than overall travel industry and will be worth US$183 billion by 2020. Learn More

 

How Data Can Save Single-Unit Operators Time and Increase Profitability

A data-driven food cost management solution, details how restaurants can use a data-driven approach to help minimize their food costs. Learn More

 

 Millennium Hotels and Resorts Launches New Digital Platform and Mobile App

Large hotel companies have gravitated towards launching their own proprietary platforms and messaging applications so when a guest uses a hotel’s website or the hotel’s native app, it becomes easier for the company to know who the guest is and to collect profile information. Learn More

 

Hoteliers

Marriott to expand branded residential portfolio by more than 70 per cent

Marriott is the largest branded residential company in the lodging industry. With nearly 90 branded residential projects already open, the company has a pipeline of more than 60 additional signed and approved projects in locations ranging from resort destinations to gateway cities. Learn More

 

Hyatt Place Business Traveller Survey shows Indian Business Travellers feel motivated to get more work done when travelling for business

The Hyatt Place, a business hotel brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, recently released findings from a Business Traveller Survey, which was conducted online by The Harris Poll and consisted of more than 1,300 adults across India, the United States and China who have travelled for business in the last 12 months internationally, to gain a greater understanding of how business travel can deliver both personal and professional growth on the road. Learn More

 

OTAs

How travel agents are working differently with technology

These days, the relationship between travel advisors and their clients is boosted by technology but not controlled by it, according to Phocuswright’s U.S. Travel agents have had quite a longstanding relationship with technology. Learn More

 

How travel websites can change their business practices through accurate persuasive messaging

Check out how fake information given on websites and customers questioning the transparency of your website, which can result in a decrease of trust in the company and therefore a drop in overall conversion rates could affect the integrity of the company. Learn More

 

Airbnb for Work expands beyond travel

A few weeks ago it announced that some 700,000 companies have had employees sign up and book with Airbnb for Work, with more than 275,000 enterprises directly engaged with Airbnb to help manage their travel. Learn More

 

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