Perspective on Frictionless Travel-1

In this series, we present our perspective on frictionless travel. We explore the increasing use of AI (artificial intelligence) and its potential to disrupt the current travel model status quo. We start with a hi-level overview of the current travel model status. Current Travel Model Status Stakeholders include customers (aka Read More …

Big Data as a Customer Strategy

The aviation industry has withstood many challenges in recent decades arising from the pace and momentum of economic, technological, regulatory and Geo-political change. There is an even more daunting challenge: how to use big data as a customer strategy. What is clear is that the established model of customer engagement, Read More …

The Data Silo Challenge-1

So what is the data silo challenge? Data generated in many industries is complex and presents data challenges for companies. It has become difficult to analyze these data using traditional tools. Usually, structured data is managed through customized databases. But a vast amount of unstructured data is held in separate, Read More …

Airport Consumer Analytics

There is a lot of airport time, effort and focus on customer data acquisition for consumer analytics. As an example, the airline industry has accumulated large amounts of data as a result of running their frequent flyer programs (FFP). The airports have not. Of course, understanding the data collected is Read More …

Customer Engagement at Airports

Customer engagement at airports is taking off! The world’s airports are increasingly turning to intelligent technologies such as mobile apps and geo-location services, to help improve their customer experience. Creating these capabilities to “engage connected customers” is the number one priority for the majority of the world’s leading airports and Read More …

Brand Value and Customers’ Expectations

In today’s globalized economy, competition is getting more and more aggressive. That means it becomes more difficult for products and services to differentiate themselves from other offerings than ever before. Product differences are narrowing ever faster and many companies try to win the customer’s attention with price reductions. As a Read More …

Mobile Customer Loyalty

Here’s an excerpt from an article “Why Mobile Loyalty is ‘Do-or-Die’ at the Airport”, published in The Wise Marketer. Consumers, who are increasingly mobile and always connected, have a tendency to behave in a different manner when it comes to loyalty programmes. Today, a major opportunity for loyalty programmes is Read More …