EyeforTravel Smart Travel Data Summit North America 2018 Round-up

| April 12, 2018

article image
Companies with a strong handle on their data have a major edge. They can move first and move faster than their rivals and speak to their consumers in ways that other can’t. EyeforTravel’s Smart Travel Data Summit North America Round-up brings together companies that excel in these fields to give you an insight into the future of data and analytics in travel.From cutting edge technologies, like blockchain, to a 104-year-old brand transforming itself through smart strategies, the Summit took in a wide variety of perspective from industry leaders working at the forefront of data analysis to drive revenues and create personalization. Download this completely free report now to get inside leading companies data approaches and see how you can improve your business today.

Spotlight

Oceania Cruises

Formed in 2002 by luxury cruise industry veterans Frank Del Rio, Joe Watters and Bob Binder, Oceania Cruises is the world’s largest upper premium cruise line.

OTHER ARTICLES

How will travel loyalty programs respond to coronavirus?

Article | April 3, 2020

During Q4 2019 I had multiple conversations with companies from the hospitality, retail and banking sectors that were either launching or redefining their loyalty programs. In all cases, companies were looking to provide greater value to their members and to stand out from the crowd of meaningless programs. As we all know, things have changed, and plans have been by more urgent matters.There is, however, a tremendous opportunity right now for loyalty programs to step up during the ongoing coronavirus crisis and show why being a member makes a difference.

Read More

How finance teams can proactively manage travel spend before it happens

Article | May 26, 2021

Controlling how employees spend company money on travel has been one of the biggest historic challenges for finance teams. Most company spend is governed by purchase orders, with payments made in relation to specific invoices from the company’s own bank. The data is available transparent and can be analyzed to spot any inconsistencies. But controlling travel spend, which is most company’s largest discretionary spend area, is much harder. Employees increasingly organize their own travel, empowered by corporate self-booking tools for search, booking, and payment. This can help with visibility, particularly if the corporate uses lodge or virtual cards to pay. However, pre-trip spend like air and hotel bookings only represent 50-60% of the money spent on travel. What about the rest?

Read More

Technology Transforming the Travel Industry

Article | February 24, 2020

The travel and leisure industry is undergoing a major evolution with personalisation. Travellers’ experiences can now be deeply customisable at every stage, from research and booking to tailoring the main event itself, and interactions after it has taken place. Choices are plentiful on the internet and whether people realise it or not, they want businesses to provide them with an experience adapted to their needs and preferences. New releases in technology are enabling the transformation of the customer experience through hyper-personalisation, while at the same time increasing the efficiency of business operations. Advancements in MarTech and related tools are increasingly being applied in travel and leisure to make the world seem more connected, empower travellers to explore, simplify the decision-making process, and be on hand to guide users through their journey.

Read More

What positive travel trends could come from coronavirus?

Article | April 7, 2020

Who’s ready for some good news? Well, we’re probably not going to hear any truly good news, especially in the travel world, for some time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t speculate about positive developments in the post-COVID world. From better environmental protections to more flexible booking options, here are some ways travel could improve in the long run.

Read More

Spotlight

Oceania Cruises

Formed in 2002 by luxury cruise industry veterans Frank Del Rio, Joe Watters and Bob Binder, Oceania Cruises is the world’s largest upper premium cruise line.

Events