Saturday, February 23, 2019

3 Charts Showing Growth of Short-Term Rentals vs. Hotel Online Bookings

There’s no question short-term rentals made a splash around the world this year — mainly from the likes of Airbnb — even amidst the...

How Big Data is Changing The Way We Fly

A journey into predictive analytics and how big data will drive up airline ticket prices. As airlines and frequent flyer programs gather more intelligence on...

Could Machine Learning Help Cathay Pacific Save Millions From Travel Delays?

Aircraft fuel is without a doubt the biggest cost for any airline and often receives widespread attention, especially when airlines hedge their bets the...

Breakage vs Engagement: The Financial Question for Loyalty Programs

Len Llaguno - Founder and CEO of SnapShotML, firm providing a financial measurement for loyalty programs, about the challenges that loyalty programs face when...

Talking Big Data with HotelQuickly

TravelDataDaily caught up with the Chief Marketing Officer at HotelQuickly, Christian Mischler to talk about being a data-driven technology company, and how their business is...

Ensuring CRM Data Is Fit For Purpose

  In a recent blog post we discussed the importance of data quality. In this post, we provide you with seven ways you can improve...

How airlines & hotels profit from your data

The past few years have seen a wave of travel companies member accounts compromised which have rocked the industry. Cathay Pacific had 9.4M accounts compromised. British...

How hotels can use data to generate new revenue

Hotel revenue management and use of analytics for room sales have remained virtually unchanged for decades since the early 1980s when hotels started looking...

Uber acquires machine learning startup

Ride-sharing company Uber acquires a new startup. This time Uber is venturing into the world of artificial intelligence by creating Uber AI Labs, a new...

Diversify the Data in Data-driven Design: Creative Pairings of Quant and Qual

NB: Originally published on UXPAMagazine.org, Sep 2017 edition and available on jpang.io. Layout adapted for UX purposes. Great UX is data-driven. The data itself is usually...

Hotel Big Data Start-up StayAngel Shuts Down – Hilton loses millions

Recently, we learned that hotel big data start-up, StayAngel had closed its doors.  This is a piece written by the Founder, Mark Ross-Smith, on why...

How Airlines Measure Loyalty

For years, the airline loyalty industry has been debating over what the definition of a high-value customer is. One that spends big on airline...

Are Asian Hoteliers Today Overwhelmed by Data?

Exclusive Interview: Over recent years, Asian hoteliers have witnessed a huge influx of data delivered by online reviews, social media and the ever-increasing number...

Metrics to measure airline revenue performance

Complicated revenue management drives unsatisfactory results, but it doesn’t have to be that way, writes Tom Bacon. Let me start this story with a quote...

How do you set Return-on-Investment expectations for Analytics projects?

How does a business set a realistic return on investment (ROI) expectation for analytics? This question often comes up from customers I talk to...