Staff travel concession is one of the most important motivational strategies employed by airlines. Free or discounted travel perks attract and retain talented professionals to work in the airline industry.
Technology advancement in its latest lap of progress has presented before us, an able contender in the form of wearable devices. Wearable devices includes a gamut of devices that can be worn as a clothing / accessory, and have an amount of processing power, storage and logic. While some of these devices like the activity trackers have already made inroads into the consumer market, many are still in the conceptual and prototyping phase.
A combination of changing industry regulations, razor thin margins and tough competition is forcing many airline cargo enterprises to reengineer their existing business practices.With the advent of mobile applications and the increasingly favorable disposition of customers towards mobile technology, and due to the increasing availability and ease of performing software upgrades, mobile devices seem to be the most likely candidate to drive inevitable change.
Over the past decade and half, seldom has a month gone by without a form of news heralding the demise of the retail travel agency business. CNN reported that there are about 13,000 travel retail locations presently in the United States, down from a peak of 34,000 in the mid-1990s.
The challenges faced by Oil & Gas companies in efficiently managing people logistics to various parts of the globe to support their operations are many. Different companies try to tackle the challenges in the industry differently.
Every month, the number of travelers who look for information on their mobile devices is more than 30 million in the UK alone (as a small sample from a developed country)