A year ago, Google, Bing (Microsoft) and Yahoo announced Schema.org: a taxonomy that would allow webpages to self-describe their content.
Data is always plural, and it can be big in many ways. Huge, enormous, gigantic, epic – you get the idea.
Big Data – we’re all talking about it, wondering how it will make its presence felt across the travel industry, who is best positioned to capitalise on it?
What’s hot (or not) in the world of travel tech in recent weeks? What are the most talked about news items? Who is setting the agenda for the months ahead?
A hotel is dynamic — a veritable revolving door of people and activities. Yet most hotel websites are dynamic only in the booking process.
Larry Smith of Thematix has previously written several excellent posts in Tnooz about semantic technologies in the travel industry.
What does this all this mean for the wider travel industry? How do XML schema and ontologies connect? Why does it matter? Should you care?
It took me about 15 years from when I started travelling for business and pleasure to appreciate the value of a professional travel agent.