Travel & Hospitality Insights
  • Skift Global Travel Forum 2015 Takeaways

    27 October 2015 | Blog

    About 800 attendees gathered at the second Skift Global Travel Forum 2015 in Brooklyn to listen to 37 top strategists, technologists, and marketers talk about the future of the global travel industry. Skift’s founder, Rafat Ali, opened the event and vowed to the audience that it was indeed a different...

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  • Touring Egypt in August – Are you mad?

    28 September 2015 | UK | Media

    By Charlotte Lamp Davies, DataArt Charlotte Lamp Davies, Vice President of Travel & Hospitality at DataArt, shares with TTG media her experience of touring Egypt. Her journey lies through Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Hurgada, exploring the mystery of the Great Pyramids, the unique setting...

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  • Google Just Upended Hotel Distribution

    25 September 2015 | USA | Media

    By Greg Abbott, DataArt With search engines becoming powerful distribution channels, Google is moving into the hotel booking space. In an article published by Hospitality Net, Greg Abbott, head of Travel & Hospitality at DataArt, explores four initiatives launched by Google that expand its influence...

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  • Users' data compromised after technical glitch at Home Office contractor

    17 July 2015 | UK | Media

    By Saeed Kamali Dehghan Following the discovery of a security breech in VFS Global by the head of the Financial Services practice at DataArt UK, The Guardian ran a story highlighting the glitches in the system of the global visa services provider and offering commentary from Alexey Utkin & Dmitry Bagrov,...

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  • Let's Think Smarter

    3 July 2015 | UK | Media

    "The 'Internet of Things' could make an impact on travel - if there were greater collaboration," reports Matthew Parsons of TTG from DataArt's recent Question Time event. Greg Abbott, senior vice-president, travel and hospitality, at DataArt, said while “airlines are tight on passenger data”...

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  • Travolution — Travel brands benefit from partnering tech firms, DataArt question time hears

    12 June 2015 | UK | Media

    Travolution, UK's leading news source on travel & hospitality, reports on the third annual DataArt Question Time event in London, co-produced with Tnooz, titled "IoT in Travel: What's Ahead". Big travel brands like Tui are “happy to partner with smaller companies” when it comes to developing technology...

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  • Internet of Things yet to embrace individuals in travel

    12 June 2015 | UK | Media

    Travolution further discusses the Internet of Things (IoT) in travel, following the QT event hosted by DataArt and Tnooz in London. The question of sharing personal data of an individual traveler raised a heated discussion, as panelists discussed how access to it is at once a necessity and an obstacle...

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  • The Internet of Things in Travel – Great With Machines, Less so With People

    8 June 2015 | UK | Media

    Tnooz, the leading UK travel publication, covers DataArt’s Question Time panel, “IoT in Travel”, the third annual event, it produced in conjunction with Tnooz in London. “As things stand, the internet of things (IoT) in a travel context is all about B2B operations, with the jury is still...

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  • The Business Travel News — Internet of Things

    8 June 2015 | UK | Media

    The Business Travel News highlights key points from a round table discussion on IoT in travel hosted by DataArt in London. “DataArt, a major IT provider to the travel industry, hosted a briefing last week to discuss ‘Internet of Things’ (IOT). Moderated by Kevin May, Founder...

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  • Staying Ahead – Travel and the Internet of Things – DataArt’s QT3 event produces lively debate

    8 June 2015 | Press Release

    Staying Ahead – Travel and the Internet of Things – DataArt’s QT3 event produces lively debate DatatArt’s third annual Question Time event, held at the Soho Hotel London, produced a lively level of debate on security issues and the impact of the IoT on the travel industry. The event, which...

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