To help travelers identify the most popular and trending cities this year both domestically and internationally Hotels.com has released data from its Hotel Price Index (HPI®) that highlights the most popular destinations of 2014.
There are some companies that claim they are guest or traveler engagement companies. These companies have developed software platforms or apps to communicate more effectively with the traveler. Their technology enables travelers check in online, purchase upgrades, and supports text messaging capabilities to order amenities while on-property as well as to send post-stay surveys.
Meredith Hill, travel industry trailblazer and founder and chief executive officer of Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs (GIFTE), will keynote Questex Travel Groups Travel Industry Exchange event, which will debut Sept. 15-17 at Disneys Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida.
There was a time when negotiating a job offer was like picking fruit off a tree the benefits and perks were in season and ripe for harvest. The drive was to attract talent with anything that might work to intrigue and hook the candidate (and his spouse). Times were high, and that benefit slice of the full compensation pie was significant and ever tasty.
The Carlson Wagonlit Travel Report report shows travel managers will put more emphasis on data and mobile technology to direct their travel programs in 2015, with a continued focus on cost-saving and traveler engagement. The research highlights the top priority (at 63 percent) is leveraging travel data to build predictive analyses and benchmarks.
Its not always about having an app for that! While todays technology is making travel easier than ever, new research from American Express Travel reveals that future travelers will tap into both high-tech options and high-touch human service in order to achieve the ultimate travel experience.
As the hospitality industry gradually ramps up its mobile platforms, a new study published by the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) finds that travelers are ready to use their smartphones and tablets for far more than is currently possible.