Google Just Upended Hotel Distribution

25 September 2015 | USA | Travel & Hospitality

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 | Travel & Hospitality

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 | Travel & Hospitality IoT/M2M

"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 | Travel & Hospitality

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 | Travel & Hospitality IoT/M2M

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 | Travel & Hospitality IoT/M2M

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 | Travel & Hospitality IoT/M2M

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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Lack of data sharing between firms is holding back development in online travel

5 June 2015 | UK | Travel & Hospitality

Travolution addresses the issue of big companies wanting to ‘own the customer’ and thus standing in the way of the sharing of travel customer data, citing the discussion at the third annual DataArt Question Time event in London. “This problem is holding back development,...

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Dark Arts: Why some OTAs fool hotels with fake prices

12 May 2015 | UK | Travel & Hospitality

Tnooz speaks with Roman Peskin, VP of Travel & Hospitality at DataArt, about rates scraping malgorithms and counter-intelligent efforts in the sector. “It’s well known that major hotel chains routinely check the rates being offered for their properties through online travel agencies (OTAs)...

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DataArt: Strategic Advice and Technology Solution Design for Travel and Hospitality Sector

27 April 2015 | USA | Travel & Hospitality

Greg Abbott, head of Travel & Hospitality at DataArt, explains the evolved needs of travelers and the industry's efforts to reinvent itself in order to "deliver a personalized "flawless" experience to increase increase customer satisfaction." DataArt offers strategic advice and provides specific...

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