@PhoCusWright Twitter Stream from the Webinar: Travel and Technology Trends 2012 and Beyond
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Statistics and trends from PhoCusWright's Spotlight: Travel Innovation and Technology Trends: 2012 and Beyond
Trend 1: Technology compensates for content fragmentation and a multidimensional supply chain. #PhoCusWright
Trend 2: Social media marketing is the cornerstone of marketing strategy. Embrace, seize and experiment. #PhoCusWright
56% of attendees said the current GDS/airline dispute over direct connect for the sale of airfares/ancillaries effects their business
Trend 3: The digital divide between technology Haves and Have-Nots narrows, providing greater purchasing reach #PhoCusWright
Trend 4: Business intelligence at every level: The new face of successful travel companies #PhoCusWright
Trend 5: Meeting the expectations of the consumer: Today's travel companies are living laboratories "Relentless learning" #PhoCusWright
Trend 6: GDSs extend content sources: walled gardens evolve. #PhoCusWright
Trend 7: The capabilities of the #mobile platform converge and users achieve true mobile empowerment #PhoCusWright 350 Apple apps DL/sec.
Is Apple's Passbook a step in the right direction for the industry? What do you think? #PhoCusWright
49% of attendees think "apps that service multiple suppliers" is the most important feature of mobile. #PhoCusWright Agree/Disagree?
Trend 8: Semantic technology (finally) becomes relevant in the travel value chain (particularly discovery, search, speech) #PhoCusWright
Trend 9: BIG data, cloud computing and logical data warehouses are a big deal for travel distribution #PhoCusWright
Trend 10: Travelers enjoy technology-enabled service delivery. All moving parts of a journey must be coordinated. #PhoCusWright