Live Show 146 May 25th 2018

Live Show 146 May 25th 2018

“Happy GDPR Day!”

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CoHosts
Edward StOnge
Robert Cole
Valyn Perini
Tim Peter
Stuart Butler

Show Notes
00:02 — GDPR overload of late compliance emails
00:10 — Red Lions decision to offer enhanced meeting planner commissions
00:20 — Facial recognition software sales from Amazon to the government
00:41 — voice activation use in hotels, the new frontier of the internet of things and how is it best to use it for privacy and value of use.
00:49 — Why is it such a challenge to responsibly adopt technology in hospitality?
00:56 — what can be said to the youth of hospitality in how leadership and technology work together – integrity, intelligence, and hard work warrant buffet three features to hire — critical thinking, work with clients& team members, and have to good leaders — for success look out the window for failure look in the mirror — easier to mold yourself to other than to have them mold them to you. — learn how to settle
01:05 — Lighthouse brand, the pros and cons of what they are doing
01:27 — SEO article that says that SEO is dead creates more problems and al lack of true understanding of the real value of SEO work.
01:41 — DMO and real issue of what they should be doing to benefit there market
01:50 — Rut Roo — veritas study

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #146:

Top Story

1. Internet of Things for hotels – great, until a hacker calls
https://www.phocuswire.com/Hackers-paradise-internet-of-things-hotels

1. Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/05/hackers-infect-500000-consumer-routers-all-over-the-world-with-malware/

Brands

2. Blackstone Agrees to $4.8 Billion LaSalle Hotel Deal
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-21/blackstone-is-said-to-agree-to-4-8-billion-lasalle-hotel-deal

1. Hilton Divestment Vindicates Blackstone’s Patience
https://www.cpexecutive.com/post/hilton-divestment-vindicates-blackstones-patience/

3. Tech-driven boutique brand Life House launches with $40M and plans to bypass OTAs
https://www.phocuswire.com/Life-House-hotel-funding-40M

4. The Palms New Ad Campaign Aims for High Art, But Does It Miss the Mark?

The Palms New Ad Campaign Aims for High Art, But Does It Miss the Mark?

5. Marriott unveils partnerships for in-destination experiences platform
https://www.tnooz.com/article/marriott-moments-experiences/

Intermediaries

6. Google on its progress in travel so far (read: substantial) VIDEO – 25 min
https://www.phocuswire.com/Video-Google-Richard-Holden-Phocuswright-Europe-2018

7. How organic search is becoming ineffective for hotels on Google
https://www.phocuswire.com/Google-SERP-online-travel-agencies

8. How to survive Google’s new local search world
https://searchengineland.com/how-to-survive-googles-new-local-search-world-298449

Tech

9. Real-time data streams for hospitality
https://medium.com/hapicloud/real-time-data-streams-for-hospitality-12b6a7d77f6c

10. Tech-driven boutique brand Life House launches with $40M and plans to bypass OTAs
https://www.phocuswire.com/Life-House-hotel-funding-40M

Marketing

11. How GDPR Will Transform Digital Marketing
https://hbr.org/2018/05/how-gdpr-will-transform-digital-marketing

12. The Purchase Funnel
http://interactive.l2inc.com/purchase-funnel/

13. Harvard Commencement + NBA Playoffs = Steep Boston Hotel Rates
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-23/harvard-commencement-nba-playoffs-steep-boston-hotel-rates

Ruh-Roh

14. 2018 Veritas Global Data Privacy Consumer Study

Additional from the show chat

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