93 episodes

Travel and hospitality industry professionals get weekly insights from leaders across the business with "TIYB" on their playlists. The series features interviews with thought leaders and innovators changing the face and setting the pace of travel, with a focus on fascinating new technologies and groundbreaking new strategies.

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Travel and hospitality industry professionals get weekly insights from leaders across the business with "TIYB" on their playlists. The series features interviews with thought leaders and innovators changing the face and setting the pace of travel, with a focus on fascinating new technologies and groundbreaking new strategies.

    Tim Ryan of Modobag - Bagging a Ride

    Tim Ryan of Modobag - Bagging a Ride

    Modobag is the world’s first motorized, smart and connected carry-on that gets you to your destination up to three times faster than walking. CMO Tim Ryan offers insight into one of the most innovative and exciting advancements to hit the travel industry since rolling suitcases were introduced in the 1970's, on location at CES 2020.

    • 35 min
    Nicola Poirier of Expedia and Kerri Zeil of Amadeus - When Leading Travel Companies Meet Emerging Technology Companies

    Nicola Poirier of Expedia and Kerri Zeil of Amadeus - When Leading Travel Companies Meet Emerging Technology Companies

    How do the world’s leading travel companies approach emerging technology companies coming to market right now? Moreover -- what do they see as the biggest opportunities, and how do you balance that with proving out partnerships with these startups to the rest of the organization? It's an important, and complex topic to explore. The good news? Nicola Poirier (Senior Manager, Strategy & Business Development at Expedia Group) and Kerri Zeil (Head of Amadeus for Startups) share everything on the travel innovation spectrum - from blue ocean opportunities to how to shop an idea and concept internally at an enterprise company. Buckle up!

    • 40 min
    Werner Georg Kunz-Cho of Fareportal and Alexandra Arguelles of Amadeus - The Holistic Shopping Cart

    Werner Georg Kunz-Cho of Fareportal and Alexandra Arguelles of Amadeus - The Holistic Shopping Cart

    If you shop for a flight online today, you’ll notice a wide range of options available to you. From seat selection to presentation of hotel and rental car options after booking, it seems like the traveler’s booking experience has become more and more holistic. Yet, there are many opportunities to grow. What has driven this trend in the last 5 years? Ancillaries packaging, New Distribution Capability, emerging technologies, and more. Senior travel executives Werner Georg Kunz-Cho (Co-CEO, Chief Human Resource Officer of Fareportal) and Alexandra Arguelles (Vice President, Online Travel Group of Amadeus North America) share what makes the holistic shopping cart window of today -- and tomorrow.

    • 54 min
    Jay Richmond and Kerri Zeil of Amadeus - Nurturing Innovation from Within a Global Travel Brand

    Jay Richmond and Kerri Zeil of Amadeus - Nurturing Innovation from Within a Global Travel Brand

    As the global travel industry continues to advance its technology infrastructure to meet the needs of modern travelers, new challenges make way for the need for new solutions. Two leading travel industry experts, Jay Richmond (Head of Business Travel Group, North America) and Kerri Zeil (Head of Amadeus for Startups) of Amadeus, discuss with host John Matson how to distinguish between disrupting the industry, and just conforming to new technologies. It's a deep dive into what's on the horizon and how to nurture innovation from within a global enterprise travel brand, including how to manage travel content at scale and how NDC will impact aspects of the travel industry beyond airlines.

    • 59 min
    Ella Schreiber of Hopper and Shameem Ahmed of Amadeus - Data as a Priority and Opportunity in Travel Growth

    Ella Schreiber of Hopper and Shameem Ahmed of Amadeus - Data as a Priority and Opportunity in Travel Growth

    Data. It continues to be a huge topic for any brand to tackle. And of course that includes travel. But the jump from gathering data to turning it into action is another. Two leading travel experts, Ella Schreiber of Hopper and Shameem Ahmed of Amadeus, share how they are leveraging data science and machine learning to maximize user acquisition and conversion. From the aspects of traveler data that are the most useful for certain aspects of buyer behavior, to deploying data science across a large organization, this is also a look at how industries leaders make data a priority and an opportunity for market growth and international expansion.

    • 51 min
    When Entreprise Companies Pitch Travel Startups - Reverse Startup Pitch

    When Entreprise Companies Pitch Travel Startups - Reverse Startup Pitch

    A Reverse Pitch - heads of leading corporate innovation programs at travel brands share their companies' approaches to making partnership work between a startup and an enterprise company. 

    • 38 min

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