Creating Travel Connections: The Opportunities for Travel Merchants by 2020

Creating Travel Connections: The Opportunities for Travel Merchants by 2020

Over the next 20 years, global demand for air travel will nearly double to 7.2 billion passengers, while inflight broadband connectivity will add $30B of ancillary revenue for airlines by 2035. This generational wave of travelers will be open to packaged experiences far beyond just the airline ticket or hotel room, and their sheer numbers represent a new era of global travel that will radically increase opportunities for airlines, hotels and other travel merchants, strengthen loyalty and grow ancillary revenue.

  • Jul 17, 2018 10:00:00 AM |
  • Glenn Wastyn

The Future of Travel & Loyalty - and its Impact on Travel Merchants by 2020

How will changes in travel technology impact your business through the next decade? This question is a central focus for us at Switchfly, as we leverage technology to create new revenue opportunities and stronger brand loyalty for travel merchants. The answer, we believe, depends not necessarily on keeping up with the pace of change, but rather leading the way in creating more value for your passengers and customers.

  • Mar 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM |
  • Katya Lopez

The Complex Language of Travel Technology

Since the early 2000s, the travel industry has been re-inventing itself with new visionary companies, new channels for selling travel and new strategies for engaging customers. The Internet made air fares, hotel rooms, car rentals and other travel inventory readily accessible to independent travelers. New “dot-coms” created booking engine websites where travelers could plan and book their own trips – this was the beginning of online travel agencies. Today, mobile booking is once again re-inventing the travel industry. However, as the travel industry becomes more complex, it’s harder for partners, channels and systems in the ecosystem to connect and communicate.This was the beginning of online travel agencies. 

  • Oct 2, 2017 5:10:00 PM |
  • Katya Lopez

Switchfly Joins Denver Tech Boom

There are many places and companies where you can develop software – anywhere in the world, really – but there just a few “hot spots” where tech is booming. You know them already – San Francisco, Denver, Austin, Portland, Seattle. All great cities with tremendous talent and innovation, and thriving communities where you’re challenged to do work you love and live life to the fullest.

  • Aug 29, 2017 12:00:00 PM |
  • Allison Ford
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