Live Show 74 January 6th 2017

Live Show 74 January 6th 2017

“New Year New Challenges” what are the top things to focus on for the start of the year, strategies to outsmart OTA’s on MetaSearch, predictions, and prognostications”

Our animated recap of the show

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Co-Hosts
Tim Peter
Robert Cole
Holly Zoba

Show Notes

Minute 10 — Carnivals new RFID armbands use and what scary aspects can it be used for.

Minute 21 — What defines creepy when it comes to personalization

Minute 37 — AirB&B in market impact discussion

Minute 46 — Self-driving cars come back into the conversation, will today’s kids even own a car in 15 years

Minute 55 — Meta on Meta Expedia on TripAdvisor and strategies about taking inventory out of OTA offers but keeping it for metasearch

Minute 65 — Robert reviews the history of OTA contributions

Minute 81 — Tims predictions for 2017

Minute 89 — recap of channel costs and market strategies with Robert

Minute 95 — Roberts predictions for 2017

Minute 100 — Show stats from 2016 recap

Minute 104 — Lorens predictions for 2017

Minute 114 — Show ends

Possible topics

Carnival Corp.’s new ‘smart ships’ know your name, what you want and where you want it

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/tourism-cruises/article124368194.html#storylink=cpy

The Smart Hotelier’s 2017 Top Ten Digital Technology & Marketing Resolutions

http://blog.hebsdigital.com/the-smart-hoteliers-2017-top-ten-digital-technology-marketing-resolutions/

Here’s What Agency Execs Are Looking for During CES 2017

AI, VR and IoT will be front and center

http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/heres-what-agency-execs-are-looking-during-ces-2017-175373

Expedia Finally Joins TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking Platform

Expedia Finally Joins TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking Platform

Uber Is Closing In On Volkswagen

https://www.statista.com/chart/7424/uber-is-closing-in-on-volkswagen/

2017 Predictions: Emerging Trends in Hospitality & Technology

http://blog.snapshot.travel/2017-predictions-emerging-trends-in-hospitality-technology

Pushing the Limits of Advertising With Paid Social, Mobile and Video

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/max-kalehoff-socialcode-guest-post-paid-social-mobile-video/648923

1) Waldorf-Astoria closing http://www.businessinsider.com/the-waldorf-astoria-is-closing-2017-1

2) FTC doesn’t like resort fees

https://www.ftc.gov/reports/economic-analysis-hotel-resort-fees

3) US Hotel industry closes the year with a ‘meh’

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