We are approaching Hotel season – a season that, according to a 2017 survey conducted by GBTA, causes frustration to 33% of travel managers. The question is, why are a third of travel programmes so demotivated by this process? The GBTA survey n [ ... ]
PredictX partners with Festive Road to drive industry innovation
PredictX is excited to announce a brand new “Innovation Partnership” with leading travel and meetings engagement consultancy Festive Road.
Festive Road Managing Partner Caroline Strachan and PredictX Managing Director Tom Tulloch discuss [ ... ]
Hotel season is upon us. Almost every webinar seems to be occupied with one question: should we use fixed or dynamic hotel rates?
A best practice for hotel programmes is to have a hybrid approach including a mix of dynamic discounts and preferred fix [ ... ]
Top five revolutionary digital technologies for healthcare
In June 2017, Theresa May announced an increase of £20 billion a year to the NHS’s budget ahead of their 70th birthday. This boost in funding holds new promise for healthcare services, yet there is a continuous pressure to ensure the money does not g [ ... ]
Over 1.8 million tickets were sold for the 2018 FIFA World Cup games. Now that the flags are lowered, the beer has grown warm and the end lines in the Krestovsky stadium have started to fade, businesses are asking the question: has the FIFA World Cup [ ... ]
Breaking News: Uber and AirBnB spend has doubled amongst corporate travellers
With a total of forty million users, Uber, plus many other apps have proved the value of the sharing economy – an economy that is already piercing the regulated bubble of corporate travel. Our year to date analysis of around $2.2 billion dollar [ ... ]
Buying versus building your own Travel data solution: 5 things to consider
Growing data scientist skill sets and plug-in tools have significantly lowered the entry barriers to data analytics applications. Travel Managers now have a key choice: do I buy my data solutions or do I build and manage them in-house?
Building a dat [ ... ]
Travel Procurement is taking off: 5 highlights from ProcureCon Travel
Travel data is smarter and more integrated than ever before. Not to mention, new tools like Lyft, Uber, Event management apps and advanced booking tools are popping up – all built with the “traveller experience” in mind. Travel, as a procuremen [ ... ]
On the 19th and 20th May, PredictX team members were kept on their toes as a constant flow of jobseekers approached the PredictX stand at the Silicon Milkroundabout tech job fair- all eager for opportunity. The huge turnout painted a vivid picture of [ ... ]
Make your Travel programme “scientifically proven”
“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it,” said Lord Kelvin. Lord Kelvin, who defined the absolute temperature scale, was onto something. Kelvin heavily emphasised the importance of measurement in science, believing the first essential step i [ ... ]