Live Show 147 June 1st 2018

Live Show 147 June 1st 2018

“Airbnb, where do they get all those cool toys for there IPO?”

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CoHosts
Edward StOnge
Robert Cole
Stuart Butler

Show Notes
00:02 — AirBnB IPO plans
00:32 — Micro influencers and how to work with them
00:53 — Marriott says to attach hotels to malls, really?
01:08 — Meekler report review booking.com has a high customer satisfaction %
01:34 — Can Revenue Management and Marketing really come together and how soon?
01:52 — Google voice being used for a variety of non useful things the rut roo of the week

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #147:

Top Story

1. Airbnb Delays IPO Plans, Again

Billion Dollar Unicorns: Airbnb Delays IPO Plans, Again

1. Airbnb Nearly Merged With Chinese Rival Tujia in 2017

Airbnb Nearly Merged With Chinese Rival Tujia in 2017

2. Airbnb launches tourism program Experiences in Utah
https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/airbnb-launches-tourism-program-experiences-in-utah/

3. Example of unlocked AirDNA MarketMInder Analytics (Nice, France)
https://www.airdna.co/market-data/app/fr/provence-alpes-cote-d-azur/nice/overview

4. Reconciling GraphQL and Thrift at Airbnb
https://medium.com/airbnb-engineering/reconciling-graphql-and-thrift-at-airbnb-a97e8d290712

5. Airbnb contributed £11 million extra income during Royal Wedding

Airbnb contributed £11 million extra income during Royal Wedding

Brands

2. Marriott’s Plans for Homesharing, Malls, and All-Inclusive Resorts

Marriott’s Plans for Homesharing, Malls, and All-Inclusive Resorts

3. Owners, are you paying commissions for stale cookies?
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/286597/Owners-are-you-paying-commissions-for-stale-cookies

4. ‘Cool’ can still be elusive for hotels in hip districts
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/286587/Cool-can-still-be-elusive-for-hotels-in-hip-districts

Intermediaries

5. Booking.com on its big opportunity in private accommodation (Video)
https://www.phocuswire.com/Video-Booking-Phocuswright-Europe-2018

6. The Most Highly Compensated Online Travel CEOs of 2018

The Most Highly Compensated Online Travel CEOs of 2018

Marketing

7. Coming soon to your hotel: The integrated revenue generation team
https://www.phocuswire.com/Hotel-integrated-revenue

8. Still digesting GDPR? Well, hang on because more EU privacy rules may be on the way

Still digesting GDPR? Well, hang on because more EU privacy rules may be on the way

9. Hilarious hotel names have the internet in hysterics…
https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/6401499/hilarious-hotel-names-have-the-internet-in-hysterics-from-the-elephant-butt-inn-to-intercourse-village/

Tech

10. Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis
https://www.recode.net/2018/5/30/17385116/mary-meeker-slides-internet-trends-code-conference-2018

11. Marriott partners with Salesforce to deliver more personalisation
https://www.tnooz.com/article/marriott-salesforce-crm/

12. Digital transformation and the CIO: Everything you need to know today
https://www.zdnet.com/article/digital-transformation-and-the-modern-cio/

Ruh-Roh

13. Google Assistant fired a gun: We need to talk
https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/30/google-assistant-fired-a-gun-we-need-to-talk/

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