Nicola Graham | March 31, 2022
By Nicola Graham Ever since the first hotel reservation system was established by Westin in 1947, technology has increasingly become a centerpiece of hotel operations. The pace of change continues to accelerate, with strides in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies expanding the capabilities of automated personalization. But that doesn’t mean that hospitality technology has kept up with the times. The majority of hotels have yet to fully unleash their full digitization potential. It’s not for a lack of trying: AI marketing is supported by 75% of hotel chain’s top executives, and yet only 36% of all...
Benoit Jolin | January 23, 2019
By Benoit Jolin January 2019 What happened to brand loyalty? Today's consumers have been trained to research products and prices, read reviews and make educated and discerning purchase decisions. To reach and engage customers in 2019, and to appeal to their personal needs, companies need to deeply understand what today's consumers value most. This is especially true in travel – because experiences have taken priority over possessions as a path to happiness and fulfillment. Personalization has become the "new thing" to drive traveler satisfaction, and machine learning (ML) is the powerful and positive disruptor in the hospitality i...
Mitul Makadia | January 29, 2018
by Mitul Makadia In the 21st century, industries that remain adamant about integrating new technological revolutions are most likely to regress in their course of development. Businesses across the globe have realized how important it is to include contemporary digital technology to drive constant growth and revenue. The last decade has seen incredible innovations and breakthroughs in the landscape of digital solutions. One of such compelling technologies is called Artificial Intelligence (AI). Often misconceived as a replacement for human power, the concept of AI as a technological aid is much larger, wider and pervasive. It has create...
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