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AI and IoT, better together to accelerate digital transformation

mycloud HOSPITALITY 21 November 2018
Burger and fries, wine and cheese, peanut butter and jelly … some things just go better together. For organizations embarking on digital transformation, AI and IoT just go better together.

Why offering local tours and activities is a huge revenue opportunity for hotels?

Our.Guide Blog 21 November 2018
Offering local tours and activities is a multibillion-dollar business, with the online travel agencies having shown a growing interest in this sector. Expedia alone is looking to grow its local tours and activities sales fivefold – from approximately $400 million a year to over $2 billion.

How hotels will boost their revenue by offering Tours and Activities

Our.Guide Blog 21 November 2018
Many hotels think it’s too complex and tedious to resell these activities, but we’re here to show you why it’s never been easier. Here’s a few of the common problems, and our simple solutions.

How to Consolidate Hotel Technology After an Acquisition

mycloud HOSPITALITY 21 November 2018
The hospitality industry is no stranger to mergers & acquisitions. In fact, it seems that every few months we hear about a new big purchase; most recently Hyatt purchased Two Roads Hospitality, and earlier this year, Wyndham bought LaQuinta. At TrustYou, we are no stranger to our customers’ buys and buy-outs. And a topic that inevitably rises to the surface is: what hotel technology will we keep using, and what do we need to change?

VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines

PhocusWire 21 November 2018
With a string of investments under its wing, JetBlue Technology Ventures has become a pioneer in the aviation-investing-in-startups space in recent years.

Pegasus Solutions to Launch New Hotel Chain Enterprise Analytics Solutions at World Travel Market London

Pegasus Blog 20 November 2018
While exhibiting at World Travel Market 2018, hotel technology leader Pegasus Solutions will be showcasing its newest cloud-based product: Pegasus Enterprise Analytics. This advanced solution integrates directly with the powerful Pegasus Reservations Platform used by hotel brands, management companies, and independent hotels to manage availability, rates and inventory across all of their channels at the click of a button.

AMERON Hotels Signs on with Pegasus Solutions

Pegasus Blog 20 November 2018
Pegasus Solutions is pleased to announce that AMERON Hotels has signed a multi-year agreement for a variety of products including the Pegasus Reservations Platform, Pegasus Connect, and Utell Voice Services.

How IIoT Maximixes Manufacturing Efficiency

Beekeeper Blog 20 November 2018
The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is changing every facet of manufacturing. As factories automate data collection and communication, they create an interconnected network of machines and systems, opening up an information superhighway. IIoT makes a factory more efficient, and cost effective, with elements like predictive maintenance, lean manufacturing, and AI integration.

These are the best CRM tech tools for hotels

Hotel Tech Report 20 November 2018
Customer relationship management software is a powerful ally for hotels. It’s the fuel for successful hotel marketing, helping hotels achieve profitable operations through more targeted marketing and deeper relationships with guests, groups, and corporate clients.

The Path to Total Revenue Management

The Rainmaker Hospitality and Gaming Blog 20 November 2018
The concept of total hotel revenue management industry has been discussed for years, to the point where some in the revenue management discipline are asking why the topic is still being discussed. It came up earlier this year at a roundtable hosted by Sherri Kimes in Singapore, where a group of RMS professionals and hotel executives spoke to students about the current and future state of revenue management. Total revenue optimization is still the future of our discipline. Here is where we are on the path to achieving the long-heralded concept of total revenue management for hotels.

Is Online Gaming Undermining Casinos?

Duetto Research Blog 20 November 2018
As online gaming continues its upward trajectory, generating millions of dollars in revenue, experts are again questioning whether the convenience and accessibility has helped or hurt Atlantic City casinos.

Survey: MarTech Now Accounts for 29% of Total Marketing Expenses

mycloud HOSPITALITY 20 November 2018
As marketers look ahead to the coming months, new research suggests that they are investing more money in MarTech than any other tactic.

Air Canada: not alone in the dark with blockchain

eyefortravel.com·Requires Registration 20 November 2018
In October, Air Canada joined the growing gang of airlines that are working with Winding Tree on building a blockchain-powered decentralised infrastructure for travel. Pamela Whitby caught up with the two companies.

VIDEO: IBM on how blockchain will - and won't - impact travel

PhocusWire 20 November 2018
When it comes to blockchain, focus on the business concepts and not the technology.

After latest funding round, GoEuro adds ferries, flight booking

PhocusWire 20 November 2018
Less than a month after raising $150 million in new funding, GoEuro is adding new services to its multimodal travel platform.

Leonardo Worldwide acquired by global software company, Jonas Software

Leonardo Blog 19 November 2018
On November 19, 2018, Leonardo Worldwide was acquired by Jonas Software, an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU). We are very excited about what this means for our future and are confident that Jonas is the right fit for Leonardo. Jonas’ philosophy is to let the companies they buy continue to operate as independent brands while supporting and guiding them to reach their full potential.

Duetto founder: "90% of hoteliers are missing this massive profit opportunity"

Hotel Tech Report 19 November 2018
Hotel revenue management is changing quickly but not quickly enough. According to our sources less than 1 in 10 hotels in 2018 are leveraging revenue management software to price their rooms. Dynamic pricing went mainstream with Uber's "surge pricing" model; however, it's been used by airlines, hotels and other industries for decades.

Why Would a Casino Need a Revenue Management System?

Duetto Research Blog 19 November 2018
A year after Lebron James departed Cleveland for the bright lights of Los Angeles, some thought his former team, the Cavaliers, still had the pieces to make a run at the playoffs.

Why casino hotels and integrated resorts need a better CRS and booking engine

mycloud HOSPITALITY 19 November 2018
Casino hotels and resorts have extremely complex operations that encompass gaming, accommodations, food and beverage, and entertainment. All of which are run by different departments and operations that run on different types of software.

Direct Booking Summit 2019: new locations announced

Triptease Blog 19 November 2018
Today we are thrilled to announce two new exciting chapters of our industry-leading conference: the Direct Booking Summit.

How to generate ancillary revenue in your hotel?

Our.Guide Blog 19 November 2018
What can you do in your hotel to generate additional income? It often sounds easier than it is in reality. We have been brainstorming and have come up with some great hotel management tips to sell extra services. And then there is the next challenge with upselling and cross-selling. There are several extra services to offer in our hotels but how do you know what is most profitable. Which ancillary revenues bring more income while require less effort in terms of investment, time spent and people dedicated?

How scientific evolution is changing the way we travel

eyefortravel.com·Requires Registration 19 November 2018
Carlson Wagonlit’s Utpal Kaul drills down into what and what not AI is doing for travel and says empathy is where humans still have an edge – well, for the moment at least!

Take advantage of the new trivago filters to boost your direct sales

mirai.com 19 November 2018
With a view to refining comparisons between different channels, trivago has introduced a series of filters that help the user easily identify the deals and the channels that meet all their requirements.

PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #15

PhocusWire 19 November 2018
The PundIT Show returns from a break over the summer of 2018 with the first of two recorded at The Phocuswright Conference.

STARTUP STAGE: Domio is targeting group travel with tech-forward apartment-hotels

PhocusWire 19 November 2018
Domio targets group travelers with spacious, tech-forward homes in urban markets. In addition to its Domio-operated and designed properties, the company is planning to launch 25 apartment-hotels in the next few years.

Features and the Importance of a Property Management System

DJUBO Blog 16 November 2018
Features and the Importance of a Property Management System Managing a property in 2018 takes a lot more than you think it does! A Property Management System plays a very important role in keeping the hotels running with ease and comfort. It is vital for all the daily chores of a hotel business.

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