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About Javier González-Soria

Dr. Javier Gonzalez-Soria y Moreno de la Santa is an international expert in online travel, eCommerce, eMarketing, mCommerce, connectivity and digital transformation.
20 04, 2018

PHOCUSWRIGHT ANNOUNCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF GROUNDBREAKING TRAVEL INNOVATORS

By | April 20th, 2018|

The winners of Summit and Launch, held November 7 and 8 during The Phocuswright Conference, have been announced. During Summit, 24 innovative startup and emerging companies and the winners of Battleground: The Americas, APAC and EMEA demonstrated groundbreaking applications and solutions set to change the travel industry. Launch featured nine established companies unveiling their travel innovations. [...]

20 04, 2018

The Hotel Industry’s automated future: A Framework for AI with a Human Touch

By | April 20th, 2018|

Data has shifted the foundation of the hotel industry. Managers can now segment guest profiles to infinite degrees, creating a comprehensive picture of who’s staying at their properties. Managers can also track guest habits, interests, preferences and any unrecognized revenue opportunities or paths to stronger brand loyalty –– it’s all in the data. The question [...]

21 07, 2017

The New disruptors in Travel: Facebook and Amazon

By | July 21st, 2017|

Simon Breakwell, Venture Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures, at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam shares his vision of how Amazon, through Alexa, will enter into the "search" space colluding with Google; and how Facebook, with its different platforms, has the potential to disrupt the travel industry

21 07, 2017

Gilles Despas explain the challenges Thomas Cook Group plc is facing

By | July 21st, 2017|

Gilles Despas, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, Thomas Cook Group plc, explains at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam his vision about distribution and channels

21 07, 2017

eCommerce is already happening in Facebook

By | July 21st, 2017|

Terry Kane, Head of Travel, Facebook, explains at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam that some companies are already transacting on Facebook and for instance, a restaurant could be easily booked, but there are still a lot of way to go.

21 07, 2017

The traveller Journey and VR/AR

By | July 21st, 2017|

Terry Kane, Head of Travel, Facebook, explains at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam that Facebook platforms are ready to accommodate virtual and augmented reality as part of a full traveler journey concept.

21 07, 2017

Raul Gonzalez y Ovidio de Andres hablan de la venta directa

By | July 21st, 2017|

Ovidio de Andrés, el Presidente de Logitravel, y Raúl González, el CEO de Barceló Hoteles, hablan de la venta directa e indirecta de los hoteles y de la conveniencia de las diferentes estrategias, en el marco del Foro de Hosteltur celebrado en Madrid

21 07, 2017

Hotel CEOs Love Direct Booking But They Have Varied Views About Strategy

By | July 21st, 2017|

Whether you choose to view it as a war or not, it's fairly unanimous that nearly every hotelier wishes he or she would have more direct bookings versus bookings made through an online travel agency.

21 07, 2017

José Angel Preciados, CEO, Ilunion Hoteles

By | July 21st, 2017|

El CEO de ilunion hoteles, la cadena hotelera perteneciente al grupo de la ONCE, explica las características que la hacen única a nivel mundial y que hacen que nos sintamos orgullosos de que sea una empresa española la que se caracterice por los valores que defiende.

29 05, 2017

The traveller Journey and VR/AR

By | May 29th, 2017|

Terry Kane, Head of Travel, Facebook, explains at the Phocuswright Conference in Amsterdam that Facebook platforms are ready to accommodate virtual and augmented reality as part of a full traveler journey concept.