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The 2019 Travel & Hospitality Outlook

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 7 February 2019
A strong economy and emerging technologies have resulted in steady growth in the travel industry for a decade.

Getting to Know: Alexa for Hospitality

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 20 August 2018
Hey, Alexa. What is “Alexa for Hospitality?” It’s a question hoteliers are asking their industry peers, and possibly their virtual assistants.

4 Ways to Repurpose Your Best Content

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 14 August 2018
It’s a recipe with working-class roots. When blue-collar workers, typically paid on Friday, would struggle to feed their families on Thursday night, it was common to simply make a soup from whatever leftovers could be found.

Travel Like A Pro: Screen Pilot's Favorite Travel Hacks

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 28 June 2018
A passion for travel is one of the qualities that ties all hospitality marketers together.

Display Campaign Leads to 19% Increase in Overall Booking Revenue

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 20 June 2018
Imagine your display campaigns aren’t showing a positive return on investment. For many hoteliers and their marketing teams, this isn’t a scenario too far-fetched. Without a doubt, you’ve probably starting to wonder if it’s even worth the investment any longer.

3 Industries That Put a Hotel with a VR Gallery on Their Shortlist

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 18 April 2018
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then virtual reality kicks the doors open to a library. The use of a headset and 360-degree, virtual reality images (sometimes simplified as “VR”) isn’t exactly new to hospitality. Anyone who has attended a major industry trade show in recent years has seen the headsets in use at the booths of the biggest brands, and VR has been on our hotel tech watchlist for some time. Expedia is even reportedly working on an all-VR version of its hotel listings.

Personalization, Innovation & Technology: The 2018 Travel & Hospitality Outlook

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 15 February 2018
Over the last decade, Americans have shifted their spending, trending away from material goods and towards experiential activities. Despite the tragic global events and erratic weather that helped characterized 2017, consumers remained resilient and determined to continue exploration.

3 Ways the iPhone 8 Will Change Travel Forever

Watercooler - Screen Pilot Blog 8 September 2017
Apple is slated to unveil the new device September 12, and it’s widely expected to be most significant update to the iPhone in three years. Until Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage and shines a light on the specifics, we’re left to speculate as to what features a bold update might hold, including its name. Rumored names include the iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone Pro and iPhone Edition. (For the sake of simplicity, we’ll call it the iPhone 8 here.) One thing is for certain; when Apple unveils a new device, the ripple effect reaches just about every industry, including travel.

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