Friday, March 22, 2019

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 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...

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...

Bad Data Costs United Airlines $1B Annually

Jeff Smisek once liked to describe United Airlines as a "technology company with wings." What the former CEO didn't say was that United was...

Are frequent flyer miles a liability for FFPs?

Are miles a liability for frequent flyer programs? At the end of 2015, members of the American Airlines AAdvantage program had over 853 BILLION frequent...

5 Simple Ways Hotels Can Use Data To Increase Revenue

How hotels use data to drive new revenue In 2017, it's clear that the hospitality industry needs to prepare for even more disruptions that will...