Mary Meeker’s latest report 2019 covers all the key topics of trends for the digital age you need to know - from remote working and other developments determining the future of work to how personalisation accelerates online commerce, growings tends of voice, image sharing, the rise of mobile - overtaking television in terms of daily time spent, internet users - top countries and usage and more. A must watch every year!Read More
Amazon launches flights for sale in India. What will this mean for the future of travel - and airlines?Read More
Welcome to the other kind of event - the reference for innovation in aviation & travel. Join board members, CEOs, thought leaders and innovators to think future - and make it happen.
In the old world, we got used to restrictions which technology and other constraints put on us. In the meantime it seems that everything is possible with technology - “no limits” anymore. But progress is still slow, and other obstacles seem to be in the way. And which developments do really make sense? What should we focus on.
Hear what you need to know to inform your decisions and to succeed in the current dynamic environment. Get inspired to take a different angle on areas you have been working on for many years. “think future” with us in - latest tech and trends, use cases from airports, airlines, rail, hospitality, maritime and other travel and tech stakeholders and thought leaders. Latest start up developments that could be of interest to inform your business agenda. We are the reference for innovation in aviation and travel.Read More
We foster innovation and make things happen in the digital age for airlines, airports, rail, other travel, travel tech start ups. Our extensive expertise covers all commercial areas including customer experience and customer services, state of the art loyalty, product development, distribution and sales, customer driven revenue management and network development.Read More
TrustaBit is a start up that plans to address some of the issues facing travellers when their flight is cancelled or changed. They aim to mobilise the traveller, using blockchain technology to enable airlines to automatically issue vouchers to passengers when their flights are delayed, overbooked or canceled. The vouchers could then be used to book transportation, hotel stays, etc. in a safe and secure way, instantly. Customers are notified about disruptions prior to arriving at the airport via their preferred channel.Read More
The innovative start up Trvl Porter was among finalists at Travel Tech Con and awarded prize by XXL Solutions
Trvl Porter is a company transforming the way that people travel by eliminating luggage and lending a personalized, pre-styled wardrobe awaiting travellers at their destination, a taste of local design included.Read More
Beyond airbnb - hospitality keeps reinventing themselves to create experiences - Hospitality is changing dramatically, incorporating changing customer behaviour and expectations. Technology enables digital experiences and new business models which would not have been possible before.Read More
In the digital world RM has become even more important than before in terms of revenue creation and optimisation. Roles of sales, distribution and requirements for revenue management and pricing are changing as a result.Read More
We participate in and / or organise webinars, strategic hackathons, tech, digital and retail events and do a lot of trend scouting to ensure we can be up to speed and support you to do things differently and to create your future.Read More
Jean-Louis Gassée did a nice extract from the 21 annual letters to shareholders by Jeff Bezos, CEO at Amazon. Bezos tackles questions such as why customer focus remains important, the fact that Amazon Prime subscriptions have topped 100M,.Read More
How innovatino changes the world - Leveraging innovation through insight into other industries, by Bratati Ghosh, CMO at IBS SoftwareRead More
Ursula Silling, CEO & Founder of XXL Solutions - do things differently, talks about the 5 key technologies you need to know. She puts the technologies into perspective as an enabler for business targets.Read More
Ursula about her new role and uniforce: "I believe strongly that it is more important than ever to approach problems differently and use the power of committed and engaged people - above all digital natives - to get ready for the future.Read More
Managing disruption and customer service in the social age
Over 2 hours per day spent on social networks and messaging.Read More
#CES 2018: Food store AI sees what you put in basket - making check out even simpler & giving information about the customer to the physical store similar to the online world; loyalty through convenience?
This is turned into reality by Aipoly, the most mentioned startup at #CES2018 on social mediaRead More
You are realising you need new thinking just one week back in the office after start of the new year? Join us in Hamburg and inform your strategy with best in class innovators and thought leaders from airlines, airports, rail, other travel, technlogy and other industries. The annual event is organised by XXL Solutions.Read More
It will be linked to an app serving as a digital card and offering services such as management of points and discounts.Read More
Blockchain is the new kid on the block that everyone talks about. It seems to open huge new opportunities in aviation and travel alone.
Yet when asking what blockchain is all about, many people have difficulties to grasp it.
The shortest explanation: Decentralized network with a memory / therefore unchangeable /secure data transferRead More