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Richard Bursby

Richard Bursby

Partner

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Jack Wain

Jack Wain

Associate

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16 May 2019

Hospitality in the News - 16 May 2019

Your latest instalment of articles and opinions from across the Hospitality sector.

TW: thinkingdifferently

The data challenge for Hospitality

Did you know 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day? This sounds a lot, right? But can you really get your head around this number? 1,000 billion is 1 trillion. 1,000 trillion is 1 quadrillion. 1,000 quadrillion is 1 quintillion. 2.5 quintillion bytes is a humongous amount of data. It's 2,500,000,000,000,000,000. And this is every single day. And this is before the Internet of Things really gets going. So in a world where Hospitality and Travel aspire to produce a relevant and curated experience, how do you see the wood from the trees in all that data? Sending an email “Dear Jane” offering the same thing you bought last week is not going to do it. Make the offering super-relevant - otherwise Jane is going to block you and switch off. #TravelTech

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Did you know?

This Italian island will refund your hotel stay if it rains too much.

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Latest news

Why do we not see more people with disabilities in the hospitality or service industries?
(Forbes)

Brexit is still casting a shadow over UK travellers
(Skift)

Tottenham go top of the football hospitality league
(Hospitality and Catering News)

‘Great food, but please do something about the noise’ – the battle for quieter restaurants
(The Gaurdian)

Uber unit launches Saudi bus service to tap into religious pilgrimages
(Skift)

ProVeg to challenge EU's 'veggie burger' ban
(Big Hospitality)

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