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5 Ways HR and IT Can Work Together to Create Great Employee Experiences - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SERVICENOW | — June 24, 2019
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Brand USA Fights for Its Future as U.S. Inbound Travel Weakens Under Trump | skift.com - Destinations — June 24, 2019
Brand USA is confident about securing future funding due to bipartisan support for the program. The reality, however, is that the program faces an administration not focused on welcoming visitors.
Open data for tourism: the case of Tourpedia | Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology — June 24, 2019
This paper aims to describe Tourpedia, a website about tourism, built on open data provided by official government agencies. Tourpedia provides data under a public license.
Skift Tech Forum: Oracle Wants to Reimagine Guest Experience | skift.com - Hotels — June 24, 2019
Oracle Hospitality sells the world's most widely used hotel property management system. But it has ambitions to expand into additional services. Senior executive Laura Calin says her company is upending entrenched processes by rolling out fresh solutions, migrating to faster and smarter platforms, and drafting new commercial models.
Why Etraveli's Airline Tech Deal Could Catch Airbnb's Eye | — June 24, 2019
We don't know much about Airbnb's thinking about launching a flights product, but an unrelated acquisition by Etraveli Group shines a light on some of the business issues Airbnb needs to consider as it crafts a strategy
Hilton to Build Tech-Driven Meeting and Event Spaces for Biz Travelers | — June 24, 2019
Hotel companies are always looking for the next big trend. It's pretty hard to ignore business travelers' desire to meet in refreshed spaces and get some work done outside the guest room.
Top 10 Ways To Drive Direct Bookings in 2019 | Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com — June 24, 2019
The war over direct bookings has died down in recent months. Despite Hilton and Marriott's best efforts with their \"Stop Clicking Around\" and \"IT Pays To Book Direct\" campaigns, nothing much has changed.
Hotel Spa-Specific Key Performance Indicators | — June 24, 2019
Spas were once seen as simply an amenity in a hotel. However, as the annual growth in RevPAR slows, it is more important than ever for other divisions, such as spa, to maximize their profit potential.
Resort Wellness Encounters | Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com — June 24, 2019
As ever-increasing numbers of guests adopt a wellness lifestyle, resorts, tour operators and travel agents are incorporating various elements of wellness into their product and service offerings.
Skift's Top Travel Startups and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week | — June 22, 2019
This week in digital news, be sure to check out our ranking of 25 up-and-coming startups from all over the world. Plus, we explore the implications of Facebook's new digital wallet, and provide updates on the ongoing battle between Airbnb and cities in the E.U.