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Afterpay Taps Airbnb Executive as First Global CMO

Afterpay announced that it has appointed Geoff Seeley to lead global marketing, including merchant, partner and consumer marketing for the company as its first Global Chief Marketing Officer.  Previously, Geoff was global head of marketing for Airbnb's flagship Homes business. "The Afterpay business has established itself as the leader in 'Buy Now, Pay Later' services across the world," said Nick Molnar, Co-Founder and U.S. CEO of Afterpay. "The time has never been better to harness this…

Alternative Accommodations Likely to Bring Continued Disruption to Hotel Industry in 2020

Real Estate and Hospitality Professional MaryJo Finocchiaro Expects Trend to Continue as Consumers Compare Price/Value Proposition of the Two Products The alternative accommodation business is a significant hotel industry disruptor and is becoming increasingly institutionalized characterized by sophisticated revenue management, multi-unit management companies, and talks of IPO's.  According to MaryJo Finocchiaro, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BRE Hotels & Resorts, "The alternative…

How VDO.AI is Building the Future of Internet Advertising

Advertising technologies are undergoing a transformation. VDO.AI is the technology innovator in digital video. The company which derives its name, VDO.AI from its raison d'etre- the integration of video content with advanced targeting capabilities, has already reached over 300 million people across the world. VDO.AI is different to its competitors as it offers a product built by a publisher for a publisher. Video being the dominant form of content consumption on the internet, the VDO.AI platform helps publishers…

5 Travel and Luxury Brands that Use Technology for Customer Experience

Customer Experience is the crux of any business’s functioning. With the advent of technology, there are many new solutions to the age-old problems that are being easily resolved. Customer experience might have its importance in every industry on a varying level, but for luxury and travel brands, it is always the top priority. Luxury and travel brands are hence, obliged to use customer feedback software to meticulously analyze the customer data, and work on it to improve customer experience (CX). The usage of various CX…

Airbnb Introduces New Search Capabilities for Business Trips

More than 500,000 companies around the world use Airbnb for Work to help manage their business travel. With in-demand amenities like flexible access, personal kitchens for home-cooked meals, on-site laundry, and places to stay in local neighborhoods, Airbnb has become a go-to choice for many travelers. Today, we’re making it even easier to find work-friendly stays with a new work trip toggle and improved search results. Across web, mobile web, and all Airbnb apps – the new work trip toggle now gives guests a way to let us…

WebEngage’s Flagship Marketing Conference ‘EngageMint’ Is Back for Its Second Edition in December 2018

The Conference Is the Only One of Its Kind That Focusses on Retention Marketing & User Engagement for Growth WebEngage, a leading global Marketing Automation platform based out of India, has announced the second edition of their flagship marketing conference, ‘EngageMint’. It is scheduled to be held on December 6th at Taj West End, Bangalore. The EngageMint conference promises to be a one of a kind event that lays Retention Marketing to be front and center and aims to educate marketers about the importance of deep…

Tomorrow’s Content Management Systems Will Be Driven by AI

Emerging Horizons of Future Content Management Systems Will Develop with Artificial Intelligence as the Central Theme. As AI Swiftly Penetrates Existing Marketing Technologies, CMS Will Not Be Left Behind Part four, which is the last in our featured series, explores the future of Content Management Systems. Globally, technology is changing and adapting to be increasingly AI driven. Hence, tomorrow's Content Management Systems will need to have capabilities of integrating with Application Programming Interface(s) that are…

Kahuna Publishes a Report on the Emerging Landscape of Digital Marketplaces

Airbnb Is Valued at $38 Billion Dollars Without Owning a Single Property. Similarly, Uber, That Does Not Own a Single Vehicle Is Valued at $72 Billion Dollars. ‘Services’ Are Now a Core Part of Digital Marketplaces and Can Be Leveraged to Develop Profitable and Newer Business Models This exclusive report is developed by Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter and published by Kahuna – The report speaks about expanding marketplaces and a platform economy. The report also reveals four main challenges in digital…

Donuts Launches BL.INK: Unprecedented Branded Short Link Solution

Embraced by Leading Brands and Digital Marketing Thought Leaders Donuts Inc., the global leader in high-quality, new top-level Internet domains, announced general availability of BL.INK - an exciting new short link solution that uniquely leverages the power of real words - including Donuts' leading portfolio of 240 new top-level domains - for creating branded and custom short links. BL.INK is the evolution of BudURL, a best-in-class link management platform that serves top-tier digital marketers in leading companies…

Nation’s Prominent Tech Leaders Unite to Empower Gig & Sharing Entrepreneurs

Hailing from Chicago’s booming innovation ecosystem, three of the Nation’s prominent tech leaders have joined forces to create a startup that will forever change the sharing and gig economy (also known as the “platform economy”). Former SVP at Motorola, Google, and Lenovo, Iqbal Arshad, former Techweek COO, Chris Bordeaux, and accomplished tech entrepreneur, Jason Randolph, are proud Co-founders of SAVANT™ – the first and only software dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs in the new platform economy with central control of…