Travel Weekly | December 02, 2020
The organization has launched its own movement tech division called TKG Platform (the acronym stands for Travel Key Gateway), which aims to give technology enablers to travel organizations around the world.
As per Tweet World Travel, TKG Platform is tailored to suit the travel industry with a mission that is to help organizations to develop their business with the correct tech arrangements, decreasing operational time and the overheads.
TKG Platform is branding itself as an all-in-one arrangement joining extensive travel industry experience and state-of-the-art technology that will assist agents with developing their business easily.
TravelPulse | December 14, 2020
The year 2020 will be known for ended travel and major interruptions in the hospitality industry. One positive takeaway has been the diverse sort of disturbance the area has confronted – digital disruption. In an industry traditionally more slow to receive the most recent technologies, COVID-19 intensified the need to increase measures, upgrade tasks and move to smart technologies that address the new health and safety necessities for hotels.
With news on vaccines and numerous locales emerging from lockdowns, there is light toward the finish of this dark tunnel. It's the ideal opportunity for hotels to invest in new technology to help support travelers' confidence and get ready for recovery. The following are a couple of tech patterns to look for in 2021 that will have a major effect on staff and guests in the new year.
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BIGtoken | August 03, 2021
BIGtoken® Inc., the first privacy-focused, opt-in data marketplace where people own and monetize their data, has released insights on its summer travel study.
After more than a year of staying at home due to the pandemic, Americans are eager to travel again. Some are comfortable flying, but the vast majority prefer road trips. This means increased spending on everything from airfare to gas, hospitality and food, apparel, CPG, entertainment, and gifts.
Through a survey of 5,839 users who are 18 or older from June 2–12, 2021, BIGtoken asked, “Are you planning to travel over the next few months?” Users were then asked a series of questions if they answered in the affirmative.
44% are planning to travel this summer; 36% are not, and 19% are still unsure.
Top reasons for travel include seeing family/friends (35%), seeing new sights and having new experiences (20%), and shaking off cabin fever (15%).
Nearly 8 in 10 will travel by car, with 6 in 10 choosing to travel more than 100 miles from home.
Of those who plan to travel by plane, 4 out of 10 are ready to travel now and 3 out of 10 won’t be ready to travel this year.
Travelers need new wardrobes (44%) and will be working while traveling (26%)
The top concerns keeping people from traveling now include the cost and COVID-19; the top concern among travelers is the price of gas.
“BIGtoken is constantly collecting information from users who voluntarily interact with us,” BIGtoken President George Stella said. “We have the ability to glean insights from their response and share them with our clients. For example, our summer travel study indicates consumers will be watching their wallets, so affordable meals, snacks, entertainment, and lodging will be smart offers. Or opportunities for non-traveling families looking for safe and fun local alternatives.”
The BIGtoken Summer Travel study contains many additional data points and insights designed to help brands the travel and travel-adjacent industries. Read more and find infographics at bigtoken.com/
BIGtoken® believes that data privacy is a human right. BIGtoken is the first privacy focused, opt-in data marketplace where people own and monetize their data. Through a transparent platform and consumer reward system, BIGtoken offers users choice, transparency, and compensation for their anonymized data. Participating consumers earn rewards and advertisers and media companies get access to insights from compliant first-party data for marketing and media activation. For more information on BIGtoken, visit bigtoken.com.