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Don’t miss Jeffrey Goh, CEO of Star Alliance at AWS re:Invent

I fell in love with the airline industry with my first position with United Airlines, a year or so before the launch of Star Alliance. I love the complexity of the industry, and all the things that have to “go right” for a plane to push back from the gate, arrive safely at its destination, […]

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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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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 Jim Davidson Chief Product Officer, Accelya

Jim Davidson Chief Product Officer of Accelya (Former CEO of Farelogix) 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. Accelya recently acquired Farelogix, where Davidson served as CEO. Farelogix is a recognized leader […]

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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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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Chris Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton

Chris Nassetta, President and CEO of Hilton joins David Peller, AWS’ Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging, for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA), joins Massimo Morin, Head of Travel and Hospitality Solutions at Amazon Web Services (AWS), for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. IATA is the trade association for the […]

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Executive Conversations: Building Resiliency with Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott International

Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International, joins Joanna Todd, Head of Worldwide Accommodations and Lodging at Amazon Web Services (AWS), for a broad-ranging discussion about the recent disruption faced by travel and hospitality companies – and his company’s response to that disruption. Marriott International offers 30 brands and 7,000+ properties across 131 countries […]

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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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