Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Hotels’ Time to Talk About Chatbots is Right Now

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

As if hotel distribution weren’t complex enough, now the machines are coming. Technology giants like Microsoft and IBM say thousands of developers are using their chatbot tools, and experts elsewhere are predicting that chatbots and other artificial-intelligence bots could soon replace websites and mobile apps as consumers’ preferred way to interact with brands.

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Tech teams falling short on enabling personalization, hotel loyalty

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Any effective hotel loyalty strategy today starts with personalization, and often requires a broad directional shift to place the customer at the center of every transaction. When looking to improve guest interactions, hotel operators often approach it from two different directions: service (front end) and data systems (back end).

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Carlson Exec on the Importance of Investing in Tech

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

Remy Merckx joined Carlson Rezidor in July 2013 as Senior Director of e-Business Development. Since then, he has enjoyed a stellar career, becoming Vice President of Marketing EMEA in February 2016.

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