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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.
1 04, 2021

Five Trends That Will Transform Corporate Air Travel Retailing in 2021

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Innovation will continue across all areas of corporate life, from new use cases for the new distribution capability (NDC) to flexible policy. There will be innovation from data scientists as well as product teams. Businesses which have been platformed to access real-time data and make instant decisions will have an edge. Connecting with enterprise technology [...]

1 04, 2021

Why founders need EQ, not just IQ

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As investors, mentors, and coaches to hundreds of founders, the last year has only deepened our conviction that emotional intelligence (or EQ) is beyond just essential for any entrepreneur—it is perhaps even the single greatest factor in success. In fact, EQ can have a very real impact on a company’s bottom line; Gallup estimates that [...]

1 04, 2021

​New Research Backs Rapid Testing for Safe and Efficient Restart of Air Travel

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In addition to dramatically shorter processing times for antigen testing when compared to PCR, the OXERA-Edge Health report, commissioned by IATA, pointed to the scarcity of PCR tests. Current spare PCR testing capacity in the UK, for example, would cover only 25% of 2019 passenger levels. This could cause bottlenecks as and when passenger numbers rebound. [...]

1 04, 2021

Joan Molas concluye una brillante etapa al frente del ITH

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Tras 14 años al frente de ITH, Joan Molas anunció el 25 de Marzo, en la Asamblea General, que no se presentaría de nuevo a la candidatura para su reelección, apoyando así la candidatura de Javier García Cuenca, para centrarse en sus responsabilidades como Presidente de la Mesa de Turismo. Joan Molas recalcó y agradeció [...]

1 04, 2021

Javier García Cuenca, nuevo Presidente del ITH

By | April 1st, 2021|Tags: |

El pasado 25 de marzo de 2021, Javier García Cuenca ha sido elegido presidente del Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH) por aclamación, durante la Asamblea Electoral de la Asociación celebrada en el Hotel Meliá Castilla, en Madrid. El nuevo presidente conciliará este cargo con la vicepresidencia de Magic Costa Blanca Hotels & Resorts y con la vicepresidencia de HOSBEC (Asociación [...]

19 03, 2021

Skift and TripActions explore five trends that are likely to shape business travel in 2021 and the years beyond

By | March 19th, 2021|Tags: |

There’s no question that 2020 brought a seismic shift to the corporate travel sector. In the face of a global pandemic, nearly every stakeholder—including suppliers, business travelers, business travel platforms, and travel managers—had to reassess old habits, shift business plans, and reimagine what business travel might look like moving forward. Making that exercise more challenging [...]

19 03, 2021

When a LP has to Answer an Unexpected Call

By | March 19th, 2021|Tags: |

For limited partners, managing capital calls is a crucial part of the investment process and an ongoing challenge. Missing a capital call is the biggest risk for LPs when it comes to cash flow management, and traditional metrics don't fully account for the variability. PitchBook's new Capital Call at Risk framework, introduced in our latest [...]

19 03, 2021

Here’s Where Funded Founders Went To School

By | March 19th, 2021|Tags: |

The leading schools for funded founders are reliably Stanford, leading by far, followed by MIT and Harvard. The top regions are California and the Northeast. And the top business schools are Harvard, Stanford and Wharton. These trends held steady for the Crunchbase' latest dataset, which looks at companies that raised their last private funding rounds [...]

19 03, 2021

You better not mix tourism and politics

By | March 19th, 2021|Tags: |

China raised the stakes in the international vaccine competition on Saturday, saying that foreigners wishing to enter the Chinese mainland from Hong Kong will face fewer paperwork requirements if they are inoculated with Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines. The policy announcement, which covers foreigners applying for visas in the Chinese territory, comes a day after the United [...]

19 03, 2021

Survey: Most Buyers Project 2021 Domestic Travel Return

By | March 19th, 2021|Tags: |

About three-quarters of corporate travel buyers and procurement professionals surveyed this month by the Global Business Travel Association project their organizations will resume non-essential domestic business travel sometime this year, if they haven't already. About 60 percent of the approximately 302 respondents to the GBTA survey, which was conducted online March 8-13, indicated they believe [...]