Category: Opinion

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The month when things went crazy! Testbed Vegas – March ’20.

The return of Vegas Travel & Hospitality Tech, MURTEC in Las Vegas, dive into F&B trends, more OYO, The Las Vegas beat, Uberflying, Expedia, Google & Tripadvisor, Davos’ tech predictions and the oldest company’s in the world.

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It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life. Testbed Vegas – January ’20.

This month Amazon’s Hybrid Cloud, Amadeus venture into hospitality tech, where next for Expedia, Allegiant Air, aircraft boarding processes and better seats, Space travel, the rebirth of Travel Agents and how we are being surveiled with mobile phone positioning data.

Testbed’s Top Reading – November

This month Mirage Las Vegas, Google and OTA’s, F&B Tech, Smart Table Gaming, Gaming in the hotel room, Human guest experience, 24 hour checkin and the Great Ocean Road.

TESTBED’s Top Reading – October

Cyber security in China and in hotels, MGM Resorts, Quantum computing, Rome2Rio, rebirth of travel agents, Dexter the robot and how customers value service in business.

TESTBED’s Top Reading – September

Post Summer Testbed Vegas spent a lot of it on the road and out of Las Vegas. We actually had a break in proceedings as a result, but did not lose the connection to travel and hospitality technology. Clearly the big story was the demise of travel giant, Thomas Cook. We also took a look…
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TESTBED’s Top Reading – August

This month the benefits of travel. the state of the European low cost carrier market, Google Flight’s price guarantee, space travel, new technology coming our way, meeting bookings, some cyber security and the benefit of locating in Las Vegas.

TESTBED’s Top Reading – July

This month we look at data breaches, job roles in travel & hospitality, Las Vegas market performance, innovators in Hospitality, Google Translate, challenges in the restaurant operator space and Raffles Singapore.

Testbed Vegas – A Year in Numbers

Testbed Vegas reflects on the first years activities and achievements of the travel & hospitality technology focused non-profit.

TESTBED’s Top Reading – June 2019

Google and Amazon in travel and Henderson Nevada, The trouble with tech, Anthony Bourdain, InfoSec in Travel & Hospitality and the luxury of People in June’s reading.

TESTBED’s Top Reading – May 2019

Testbed.Vegas’ May reading including techtalk.travel, Future Jobs, Google Trips, Data Hacks, Startup Fraud and Hotel General Managers roles