Oz Desai
SOUTH AFRICA
3 things robots can't do better than humans (and two things they can)

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[Oz Desai] There has been no shortage of predictions about how advances in artificial intelligence and robotics will replace humans in all kinds of jobs...

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Oz Desai
SOUTH AFRICA
6 ways tech can make business travel bookings easier

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[Oz Desai] Corporate Traveller's Oz Desai points out six scenarios where the right technology can considerably simplify and improve the travel booking process...

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Sherry Zameer
SOUTH AFRICA
Keep abreast of the travel tech wave to realise tourism potential

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[Sherry Zameer] Technology is revolutionising travel. To keep growing its tourism industry, South Africa must continuously invest in new technologies to deliver the right experiences to discerning travellers...

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Josephine Wawira
SOUTH AFRICA
#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer

#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer[Josephine Wawira] Digitalisation is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalisation for a remarkable experience...

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Enver Duminy
SOUTH AFRICA
Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism

Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism[Enver Duminy] The world as we know it is changing, with technology disrupting how we explore the global village...

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Wynand Smit
SOUTH AFRICA
Tapping into data for enhanced tourism experiences

Tapping into data for enhanced tourism experiences[Wynand Smit] Large tourism enterprises across the globe are snapping up apps, business solutions and more to ensure that they're part of the digital revolution, but are these emerging technologies translating to an excellent visitor experience?

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Chantel Troskie
SOUTH AFRICA
Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences

Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences[Chantel Troskie] Chantel Troskie, customer experience senior sales manager at Oracle takes a look at technologies the travel industry is turning to for a superior, connected customer experience...

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Josephine Wawira
SOUTH AFRICA
Importance of innovation and digitalisation in growing tourism

Importance of innovation and digitalisation in growing tourism[Josephine Wawira] The industry is experiencing a great deal of innovative disruption, with trends such as virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI), and mobile bookings and payments taking centre stage...

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Wynand Smit
SOUTH AFRICA
Three reasons BYOD dominates in tourism

Three reasons BYOD dominates in tourism
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[Wynand Smit] 'Bring your own device' is frowned upon in many professional sectors, with legitimate fears around data security. Hospitality-based businesses, however, should not ignore the fact that their market is dedicated to a culture of BYOD...

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Natalia Rosa
SOUTH AFRICA
Blockchain for travel made simple

Blockchain for travel made simple
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[Natalia Rosa] Can you imagine whipping out your mobile phone instead of your passport when you travel for business or leisure? If Blockchain has its way, that could become a reality...

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Enver Duminy
SOUTH AFRICA
Sustaining hospitality: Embracing the Industrial Revolution 4.0

Sustaining hospitality: Embracing the Industrial Revolution 4.0
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[Enver Duminy] It's essential that the tourism industry embraces the Industrial Revolution 4.0 to accommodate the digital advances that will make sustainability a reality...

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Pieter Engelbrecht
SOUTH AFRICA
2018 hospitality IoT trends: Creating a home away from home

2018 hospitality IoT trends: Creating a home away from home
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[Pieter Engelbrecht] There's a seismic shift happening in the hospitality industry, forcing businesses to take their wireless infrastructure beyond just offering free Wi-Fi, to enabling next-generation guest journeys. Here are the four most important IoT and wireless trends for the coming year...

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Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
Tink Labs' handy revolutionises hospitality industry, experiences for travellers in Africa

Tink Labs' handy revolutionises hospitality industry, experiences for travellers in Africa[Robin Fredericks] Created by founder and CEO of Tink Labs, Terence Kwok, handy is more than just platform to interact with hotels, it enables guests to have a hassle-free travel experience...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: At the forefront of customer feedback and online reputation management

#EntrepreneurMonth: At the forefront of customer feedback and online reputation management[Cari Coetzee] How can establishments in the hospitality industry manage the masses of online reviews and reviewers out there? This is where Go Review, launched by Social Places, comes in...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
#InnovationMonth: Mobile, the future of guest engagement

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[Cari Coetzee] With the use of smartphones to book hotel rooms increasing significantly over the past years, Ankerdata has partnered with ConnectHotel to bring SA a customised mobile concierge and booking application...

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Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
SOUTH AFRICA
Chatbots and the hospitality industry

Chatbots and the hospitality industry
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] Key players in the hospitality industry are still trying to figure out how to build the perfect chatbot - smart, capable of understanding complex semantics, and conversing with the customer as an experienced service rep would...

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Enver Duminy
SOUTH AFRICA
Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism

Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism
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[Enver Duminy] Tourism is full of opportunities for tech-savvy youngsters, from those who love IT and want to work in that field specifically to those who combine IT with the desire to develop businesses and startups...

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