Live Show 101 July 14th 2017

Live Show 101 July 14th 2017

“Blockchain, disruptive tech of the future for hospitality, or just current buzz words that confuse people, plus more fallout in the EU with Google”

 

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Co Hosts
Tim Peter
Stuart Butler
Edward St.Onge
Robert Cole

Show notes

:04 Open discussions on Blockchain article from HFTP and its problems in message
:07 What exactly is blockchain and how to understand it simply for its use for hospitality
:21 The real value of blockchain is a sustainable program for transactions for hospitality
:34 Blockchain is not real time, create an issue
:36 Screenshare from Robert of the Gartner Hypercycle timeline of tech.
:43 The potential reason that this content was developed by HFTP
:48 HITEC discussion and its changing landscape
:56 Quick chat about the real impact of Hyatt’s potential departure from Expedia
1:02 Saber’s data breach article expands the victim’s list to include Four Seasons
1:06 The real issue of new versus what is useful
1:12 Brand does the absolute minimum to acquire a new franchise
1:20 Amadeus experiment goes well Tim predicts Marsha will go away
1:25 Article from eyefortravel about the feedback related to the EU fine on Google Tim discusses the horizontal search value is different than a vertical search related to a product. fairserach.org is the driving force.

Potential topics

Google search: time to let all in travel ride the carousel?
http://www.eyefortravel.com/social-media-and-marketing/google-search-time-let-all-travel-ride-carousel#.WV9Ebwmxj55.linkedin

Will Blockchain Technology put Airbnb, Expedia, and Priceline out of business
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/blockchain-technology-put-airbnb-expedia-priceline-out-frank-wolfe?published=t

https://fronteranews.com/news/asia/expedia-aims-to-double-market-share-in-apac-region-with-mix-of-tech-and-takeovers/

* Hotel and Online Travel Agency Direct Booking Winners and Losers in 5 Charts https://skift.com/2017/07/10/hotel-and-online-travel-agency-direct-booking-winners-and-losers-in-5-charts/
* Data Breach at Sabre Hits Four Seasons and Other Hotels https://skift.com/2017/07/11/data-breach-at-sabre-hits-four-seasons-and-other-hotels/
* Expedia data shows strength among independents http://www.hotelsmag.com/Industry/News/Details/74094
* Amazon Will Be Broken Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCg0tSyNIqM
* Eye for Travel Start-up & Innovation in Travel award – What 3 Words: https://what3words.com/2017/05/start-innovation-travel-award/ | (divides the world into 57 trillion 3×3 meter squares & applies random three-word identifier for definitive navigation.)
* 2017 Phocus Forward: The Year Ahead in Digital Travel (Free download) http://www.phocuswright.com/Free-Travel-Research/2017-Phocus-Forward-The-Year-Ahead-in-Digital-Travel (report attached)
* My favorite chart of the week (This is what 2nd-stage disruption looks like): Hotel and Online Travel Agency Direct Booking Winners and Losers in 5 Charts https://skift.com/2017/07/10/hotel-and-online-travel-agency-direct-booking-winners-and-losers-in-5-charts/
* Data Breach at Sabre Hits Four Seasons and Other Hotels https://skift.com/2017/07/11/data-breach-at-sabre-hits-four-seasons-and-other-hotels/
* Expedia data shows strength among independents http://www.hotelsmag.com/Industry/News/Details/74094
* Amazon Will Be Broken Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCg0tSyNIqM
* Eye for Travel Start-up & Innovation in Travel award – What 3 Words: https://what3words.com/2017/05/start-innovation-travel-award/ | (divides the world into 57 trillion 3×3 meter squares & applies random three-word identifier for definitive navigation.)
* 2017 Phocus Forward: The Year Ahead in Digital Travel (Free download) http://www.phocuswright.com/Free-Travel-Research/2017-Phocus-Forward-The-Year-Ahead-in-Digital-Travel (report attached)
* My favorite chart of the week (This is what 2nd-stage disruption looks like):

 

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