hospitality

COVID-19 And The (Legal) Ripple Effects Of ‘Force Majeure’
COVID-19 And The (Legal) Ripple Effects Of ‘Force Majeure’
March 25, 2020  |  Coronavirus

The rise, and spread, of COVID-19 has had a global impact, where the human toll has been significant, the economic cost unquantifiable and at this...

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Airbnb Mulls Fundraising To Recoup Coronavirus Losses
Airbnb Mulls Fundraising To Recoup Coronavirus Losses
March 20, 2020  |  Coronavirus

During the coronavirus crisis, certain industries, like hospitality and airline travel, have been hit especially hard. Airbnb, the company that lets people rent rooms out...

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Hotels, Fashion Owners Considering Repurposing To Help Coronavirus Efforts
Hotels, Fashion Owners Considering Repurposing To Help Coronavirus Efforts
March 18, 2020  |  Coronavirus

Businesses that are in one lane, like hospitality and fashion, could be temporarily pivoting to help in the ongoing coronavirus crisis. For example, The Wall...

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Travel Industry Fights Infection With Steep Discounts
Travel Industry Fights Infection With Steep Discounts
March 09, 2020  |  Ecosystems

Dining out without actually going anywhere has spawned the “ghost kitchen” phenomenon, which sparks the question of whether the coronavirus will produce something similar –...

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Japan Tests Robotic Bartender In Push For Retail Automation
Japan Tests Robotic Bartender In Push For Retail Automation
February 04, 2020  |  Retail

With a pilot that could usher in a new era of technology as stores and restaurants grapple with hiring in an aging country, the first...

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Atari Banks On Nostalgia To Drive New Hotel And Gaming Venture
Atari Banks On Nostalgia To Drive New Hotel And Gaming Venture
January 29, 2020  |  Innovation

For certain consumers, say “Atari” and some fond — or at least semi-fond — memories will start sparking. Warm remembrances will flow of the then-relatively advanced...

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Travel Meets Connected Commerce
Travel Meets Connected Commerce
January 14, 2020  |  Travel Payments

By 2021 – about a year from now – over 20 percent of all payments globally will be made with a mobile wallet. As usage...

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Deep Dive: Travel, Hospitality Get A Millennial Makeover
Deep Dive: Travel, Hospitality Get A Millennial Makeover
January 13, 2020  |  Commerce Connected

Millennials have long been sought-after travel and hospitality customers, partly because they are perfectly placed to seek such experiences. They are old enough to have...

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Reaching Millennial Travelers With Payments Technology
Reaching Millennial Travelers With Payments Technology
January 10, 2020  |  Today In Data

Hotels, airlines and homesharing platforms need strategies to satisfy the travel needs of four generations of jetsetters, who each have different booking and payment preferences....

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