Voice search is no longer a novelty – it’s a powerful trend that reflects the significant changes that are taking place in travel today. According to research from eMarketer, 40% of Millennials will have a smart assistant in their home by 2019. Based on these stats, there will be over 21 million smart speakers in the US alone by 2020.
Could artificial intelligence be a game-changer for the travel industry? Travel chatbots are certainly making a splash this summer. In fact, they’re used by many different companies to help users to plan their trip and suggest places to visit. The advantage of a bot over a traditional travel agent is their immediacy. They are also available 24/7 and can support responses in many different languages.
Coordinating a big wedding can be incredibly exciting (and stressful!). You get to have all of your loved ones around you to celebrate your relationship. But putting it all together is not easy. There are a lot of factors that you will need to consider – and details to take care of – before you can make your special day a reality.
What are the hot trends that are sweeping the world of weddings this year? Let’s take a look at some of the coolest new ideas for planning your wedding. Of course, this is your wedding so it’s important to add your own twist to these trends and make them special.
What can event planners and travel agents learn from each other? How can professionals in these two fields help each other grow and succeed?
If you work within the MICE or wedding industry, this event will be both exciting and educational - a great opportunity to further your career. The event calendar features several top-notch speakers as well as panels and forums.
Networking is one of the most powerful, yet misunderstood business skills. Here’s how you can maximize the networking opportunities on your next FAM trip. When you master the art of networking, you have the potential to make many important connections.
In 2014, Kenna Williams was heading to South Africa with 25 of her friends in October, when she decided to add on a stopover in Dubai for a few days on her way home. She thought, why not? It was cheap enough to add on the stopover onto the plane ticket and they were curious to check out somewhere new.
What happens when a business trip requires an LGBT traveler to visit a country where they suffer discrimination? Could they be in danger of harassment or persecution based on their sexual orientation? What are the risks companies take when putting their LGBT employees in potentially uncomfortable or dangerous situations?