Welcome to KePSLA’s Monthly Travel and Hospitality Roundup. Here is some interesting news from the travel industry to keep you posted on the latest insights. Don’t forget to follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.
Guests can check into select AccorHotels properties in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Goa to enjoy MyRoom by AccorHotels – a unique concept that offers customised rooms that are curated to reflect various themes and passions. Learn More
The Joint Venture of Alibaba Group and Marriott International today announced it is spearheading Marriott International’s facial recognition check-in pilot with Fliggy, Alibaba’s travel service platform. Learn More.
In the case of hotels, artificial intelligence in hospitality has the power to impact and transform the industry completely. Learn More.
The travel and tourism industry were one of the first sectors to make the online leap, putting a vast array of services within reach of a few simple clicks. Learn More.
Embracing its one-of-a-kind appeal, Casa Pepe, a boutique hostel in the beautiful historic center of Mexico City, announces the addition of OpenKey’s mobile technology to its suite of guest services. Learn More.
Mobile phones can act as personal concierges, tour guides, communication assistants, and more. The very personal nature of mobile that has made it so popular with travelers, however, also presents a challenge to travel brands attempting to effectively find a place in the in-destination mobile journey. Learn More
When it comes to technology, a lack of integration and the resulting data fragmentation remains the biggest challenge for hoteliers. It is true that hospitality is behind relative to other industries when it comes to cloud offerings and Software-as-a-Service technologies. Learn More.
MakeMyTrip chairman Deep Kalra talks about the merger with ibibo Group, competition from new-age hotel chains and a possible timeline to become profitable. Learn More
The hotel segment in India is highly fragmented, leaving huge potential for online intermediaries to grow the category. Learn More.