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PathSpot: Enabling handwashing hygiene, innovation, and insights

  PathSpot provides the travel and hospitality industry a hygiene management system designed to protect businesses and their customers from contaminants and ensure effective and frequent handwashing. PathSpot has raised over $10M in venture funding to date, most recently a $6.5M Series A led by Valor Siren Ventures. PathSpot has been featured as one of […]

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How casino companies can progress in the face of disruption

This post is authored by Jihwan Ko who served as an MBA intern for the AWS Travel and Hospitality team with a focus on the casino segment. — As with nearly every other industry around the world, the global pandemic has adversely affected all segments of the travel and hospitality business. In the casino-resort segment, […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Marco Corradino, Chief Executive Officer, lm Group

Marco Corradino, Chief Executive Officer of lm Group including lastminute.com, joins Massimo Morin, Head of Travel and Hospitality Solutions at AWS, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. lm group is a publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Kieron Branagan, CEO, OpenJaw Technologies

Kieron Branagan, CEO of OpenJaw Technologies joins Judy Pitchford, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Travel, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. OpenJaw provides leading e-Commerce platforms for travel companies and loyalty programmes. They are helping transform travel companies into travel […]

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Managing IT costs for travel and hospitality companies — today and every day

As Jeff Bezos stated in Amazon’s latest letter to shareholders, “The ability for organizations to access scalable, dependable, and highly secure computing power…is critical in this situation.” This is particularly true for travel and hospitality companies. Whenever disruption occurs, travel and hospitality companies’ attention turns to dealing with the immediate impact of a rapidly changing, […]

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Planning for recovery: 5 trends to watch in travel and hospitality’s new normal

Previously, we have discussed how organizations have been stabilizing operations by aggressively optimizing costs, leveraging technology to support remote working, contact centers and ensuring both workforces and customers are safe. This is a complex and involved situation: ensuring maintaining a viable business, whilst balancing people and services, especially without a clear view of how and […]

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Preparing for travel and hospitality’s recovery

This post is authored by Roger El Khoury – Founder and Managing Director of Neorcha. — How contactless services in hotels can help the industry bounce back Whilst we’re in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, hoteliers around the world – as one of the hardest hit sectors globally- are preparing for a new normal. […]

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Learning from the frontlines of travel and hospitality

There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organisation’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. – Jack Welch Imagine having access to detailed, insightful, and ongoing feedback from your most frequent technology product users, culminating in an increase in your profitability. Would you refuse? […]

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Improving technology resiliency to weather the slowdown in travel and hospitality

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, we place tremendous value and focus on the well-being and safety of our employees, partners, and customers. The Amazon Day One Blog is being updated regularly on all the ways Amazon is working to address this crisis. While the impact has been felt by everyone and across […]

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4 surprising restaurant industry trends

In the previous blog post 7 defunct restaurant brands we can learn from, I reviewed how some historic restaurant brands failed to adjust to changing consumer preferences and market dynamics. This post examines the restaurant industry trends that we are watching for in 2020 and how AWS prepares restaurants for the impact. Trend 1: The […]

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