Tag: technology

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Data Privacy Issues -Where is our data going?

Is Data Protection good enough in the Hospitality Industry? The hospitality, food and beverage, accommodation, transport, and entertainment industries are all areas and companies that have the need to obtain vital information from their customers. These are all…

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Is technology the future of hotels?

Hotel technology has advanced tremendously since the 1900s when it was common to have just telephones in hotel rooms. But what are the current trends of technology like now?… How is technology and customer expectations impacting on what…

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Is it time to step into the era of Hybrid Events?

Hybrid events are the future According to Forbes, there was a 1000% increase in virtual events in the year 2020. It led to the drastic changes seen in the industry and the way of work and interaction with…

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Experience The Journey Before THE JOURNEY

‘Putting the virtual sand between the customer’s toes’ Are you still set in your old ways, how would you like to keep up with the times and have that competitive edge over other travel agents?  Well, mixed reality could be your…

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Is This The Future Of In-Person Event Design?

During the Covid-19 pandemic the industry has taken a massive hit, and although virtual life has become a normality for many of us, it still does not match the connection we crave in the real world.  Research is…

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Facial Recognition Technology at Music Festivals – Benefit or Invasion?

What is Facial Recognition Technology?  Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) is a way of identifying an individual’s identity using their face. Music festival goers can be identified through photos, videos and even in real time.   FRT is a type of bio-metric security that uses…

Are Ticket Touts taking over the Events Industry

Ticket touting is a massive issue for the events world today, with new technology making it easier than ever for secondary sellers to resell tickets at extortionately inflated prices. The mass amount of tickets being sold in this…

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Virtual Reality: What is the value for the Events Industry?

Why should you care about Virtual Reality? As young professionals about to enter the field of event management, it is important that we take an active interest in the trends that currently surround the industry. The below¬†vlog will…

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The Live Experience: The Memory or The Moment?

A sea of mobile devices in the air during a live performance is now an increasingly common sight, becoming woven into the fabric of our consumption of events. Does the use of mobile devices improve the live performance…

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#For Apps Sake: Event Apps, are they worth it?

This digital story addresses the topic of event apps. Phone applications have increased substantially in previous years. By 2011, there were over one million apps available, with users spending a huge 87% of their time on mobile applications!…