Live Show 110 September 15th 2017

Live Show 110 September 15th 2017

“Are QR codes still alive? Apple thinks so”

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Co-Hosts
Edward St Onge
Stuart Butler

Show Notes
00:02 Hurricane Irma
00:11 Apple new releases
00:26 QR codes as a native function for iOS 11
00:39 Amazon and its lack of delivery
00:50 OTA’s offering potential financial services to help them start rather than a brand
00:55 Our industry is changing where the voices in our industry are being directed by brands and large corps
01:03 Marriott and the bad press for sending a ship only for there guests.
01:10 do hotels need to rethink how to handle emergencies and capital investment like generators
01:15 Hilton offers new tech but should they do so little and will t backfire if they don’t expand it to more services throughout the entire experience
01:25 Mobile first marketing strategy change

Apple 8 AR use

Irma

Pinterest crosses 200 million monthly active users

Pinterest crosses 200 million monthly active users

Five things hotel general managers need to know about revenue management

https://ehotelier.com/insights/2017/09/15/hotel-general-managers/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=46727cd6d5-DAILY_NEWSLETTER_201715&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e17a7bf7c4-46727cd6d5-326679665&ct=t(DAILY_NEWSLETTER_20170915)&mc_cid=46727cd6d5&mc_eid=89698bb212

PROPOSED TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #110:

Here are the top ten stories :

1. Facebook Travel Summit 2017: Adapting to the Speed of People
https://www.iprospect.com/en/us/our-blog/facebook-travel-summit-2017-adapting-to-the-speed-of-people/

2. Motel 6 Admits Arizona Sites Were Reporting Guests To ICE Without Chain’s Approval
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/motel-6-admits-immigration-reports_us_59b9e79be4b086432b04471f

3. Marriott slammed after leaving Irma refugees stranded
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/marriott-hurricane-irma-rescue-st-thomas-stranded-tourists/

4. Swiss price watchdog has reservations about Booking.com
https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/-price-abuse-_swiss-price-watchdog-has-reservations-about-booking-com/43513554

5. Thomas Cook returns to Expedia Inc tech and inventory via white-label tie-up
https://www.tnooz.com/article/thomas-cook-returns-to-expedia-inc-tech-and-inventory-via-white-label-tie-up/

6. Hilton hotels chief marketer: We want to personalize bedrooms using digital technology
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/15/hilton-hotels-chief-marketer-we-want-to-personalize-bedrooms-using-digital-technology.html

7. What Hotels Must Do To Survive In The Future
https://www.forbes.com/sites/annabelacton/2017/09/14/the-future-of-hotels/#58923f381035

8. Interview: Designing for Millennials and the Future of Hotels

Interview: Designing for Millennials and the Future of Hotels

9. In the Caribbean, Rebuilding Nations — and the Tourism Industry

10. iOS 11 is a second chance for QR codes and NFC to hit it big

iOS 11 is a second chance for QR codes and NFC to hit it big

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