How Small, Independent Hotels Are Using Tech to Be More Competitive

Skift Take: Independent hotels struggle to keep up with larger hotels and chains when it comes to adopting the latest technology, thanks to high costs and complexity of implementation. However, they stand to benefit substantially if they adopt the right systems. — Read the Complete Story On Skift

Skift Global Forum Preview: Publicis Exec Tobaccowala Says Human Connection More Important Than Ever

Publicis Groupe Chief Growth Officer Rishad Tobaccowala. Tobaccowala will speak at Skift Global Forum in New York on September 18–19. Publicis Groupe Skift Take: Experiences are increasingly central to travel. This means travel companies should pay special attention to long-term values like relationships, authenticity, and emotional connection while also not forgetting about the bottom line. … [Read more…]