Improving energy efficiency in the cruise and ferry industry

The overall energy efficiency of a vessel is determined by choices made throughout its lifecycle. Improvements in energy efficiency lead to increased profitability, reduced emissions and a more sustainable brand image. When looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of a vessel, optimizing its operation and engine and propulsion systems can offer significant opportunities for savings.

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BiletBank

BiletBank is an online B2B booking engine and consolidator used by travel agencies across Turkey, Middle East and Europe, and also by B2C portals. BiletBank offers flight, hotel and rent-a-car services to agencies through its B2B web portal and XML web services.

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Next-gen hotel guests have checked in The changing guest experience

whitePaper | May 16, 2022

When we imagine the golden era of hospitality, visions of turn-of-thetwentieth-century grandeur and elaborate hotels with live-in general managers (GMs) come to mind. We think of these GMs briskly moving throughout the property, personally knowing each guest and taking care of their every need.

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Next Generation of Guest Experience in Hospitality

whitePaper | September 24, 2021

The hospitality industry is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Properties must solve for expanded and differentiated guest expectations driven by new technologies and changed traveler behavior, as well as create improved operating efficiencies through automated solutions. The emergence of COVID-19 sent shockwaves throughout the travel industry, forcing operators to think of innovative ways to provide guests with an environment that makes them feel safe while optimizing the operators’ finances. As a result, connectivity has become a major factor in guests’ overall experience and satisfaction. Many of these solutions rely on autonomous data collection and wireless control requiring low latency, increased connection capacity and high reliability -- the three pillars of 5G. Robust wireless connectivity enables properties to understand their guests’ behaviors and how efficiently their property is being operated.

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Holiday digital marketing For the travel and tourism industry

whitePaper | December 16, 2019

The holiday season is quickly approaching, it’s essential that your destination or your hotel have the right Digital Marketing strategy guidelines laid out to boost engagement, visits and direct bookings.

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HOW TO MAXIMISE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WHILE TRAVELLING FOR BUSINESS

whitePaper | November 10, 2019

There’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting for getting results. But when you or your employees travel for business, the long hours, coupled with being constantly on the go, can leave you feeling tired and unmotivated. Meanwhile, being out of office means you can easily get behind on your to-do list, and have to work even harder on your return in order to catch up. So how do you maximise your productivity while travelling, while minimising the disruption to your day-to-day workload? Here are our top tips:

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The future of hospitality

whitePaper | February 1, 2022

The global hospitality sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurants, hotels, casinos, and sporting venues have stood empty for months as governments and public health authorities acted to contain the spread of the coronavirus. These organizations moved swiftly to mitigate the impact on their business, furloughing staff, reducing costs, pivoting online, and more, until given the green light to reopen.

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The Evolving Digital State of the North American Travel Industry

whitePaper | January 5, 2020

The US travel space is rapidly changing. Driving this disruption are three major trends that go hand-in-hand: personalization, early stage consumer acquisitions, and mobile. Personalization is the biggest trend in travel. As of 2017, 57% of US travelers felt that brands should tailor their information based on the personal preferences or past behaviors of consumers. Google and other industry tech giants, like Facebook and Amazon, have been leading this charge through earlier, customized consumer acquisitions. The use of mobile has been paramount in the personalization of travel sales. Mobile also serves as a key platform in early customized consumer acquisitions, experiencing a 50% uptick in travel-related questions stemming from smartphones.

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BiletBank

BiletBank is an online B2B booking engine and consolidator used by travel agencies across Turkey, Middle East and Europe, and also by B2C portals. BiletBank offers flight, hotel and rent-a-car services to agencies through its B2B web portal and XML web services.

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