Engagement Benchmarks for Travel App Success

Apptentive

Our 2019 Mobile Benchmarks by App Category report looks at trends and differences across popular app categories, with a focus on Travel apps. Profile of an average app in the Travel category. There are many challenges and opportunities unique to apps in the Travel category.

How to Build a Successful Travel Service and Win Customer’s Heart

The Product Coalition

million bookings made every day, and every tenth person in the world employed in travel services, it’s no surprise that the value of the travel industry is estimated to hit $13.5 In the past, people used to plan their trips through travel agencies?—?but Today, the smartphone has more computing power than the Apollo spacecraft had, which means that travelers are ever more autonomous, faster, and demanding when planning their trips. What do these travel startups share?

Travel App Development: 5 Rewarding Features for Better Conversion

UX Studio

When it comes to travel app development, product managers have to take the customers’ needs into consideration. Of course, I’d still want to go, so there has to be a way to please travellers out there. . Travel app development can bring better conversion.

How a Well-designed Mobile App can Eliminate the Stress of Travel

Apptentive

If you’re a travel brand developing an app for your airline, hotel, rideshare, etc. Travel is hectic enough without having to deal with technology snafus, so let your app be a helpful tool rather than a hindrance to smooth travel.

Traxo uses productboard to unite the world’s travel data

ProductBoard

Since Traxo helps companies like Lufthansa, Booking.com and United distribute their travel booking data to the corporate travel ecosystem, value added is enormous, and deals can be sizeable. travel data analytics success-story product-management

Becoming a Product Manager: The Road Less Traveled

The Product Coalition

Becoming a Product Manager: The Road Less Traveled was originally published in ProductCoalition.com on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. Product Management can be an intimidating role.

Traxo uses productboard to unite the world’s travel data

ProductBoard

productboard helps teams resurface key user insights “You know, I had something like productboard in mind before I found you guys…” Matt Griffin sat down with me recently and discussed their old systems for logging feature ideas: As the SVP of Product at Traxo, the corporate travel data platform, Matt’s role was to focus the fast-growing organization’s efforts.

How to Get More Instagram Followers for your Travel Brand

AB Tasty

Learn how your travel company can increase their Instagram followers - and why this social network is a great way to drive brand awareness. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as How to Get More Instagram Followers for your Travel Brand.

A Smarter Airport for Success that’s Terminal

TIBCO - Thought Leadership

Both examples illustrate how digital technologies have become firmly ingrained in pockets of the travel ecosystem, addressing specific challenges and adding value to the overall proposition. Learn more about what TIBCO is doing in the travel industry.

The Rollaboard suitcase and the Paradox of Specificity

The Product Coalition

While it was designed for a very specific group of people (cabin crew), the product quickly took off with regular travellers who saw cabin crew using them in airports and wanted one for themselves. The Rollaboard forever changed the world of travel.

How to Distinguish Between Your Product Roadmap, Product Strategy, and Product Vision

UserVoice

Let’s use a hypothetical example — a space travel. While you might “own” the product, your product’s vision should be coming from the top of the house. It should be driving everything in your organization, not just product development.

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Great Gifts for Product People

Mind the Product

If like us, you work a lot, travel a lot and generally spend most of your time with one too many balls in the air, then this is the ultimate gift list for you! ” Trtl Travel Pillow. If, like our COO Analisa, you’re forever travelling, this is a handy gift for you.

The Strange Way Being “Good” Hurts Your Willpower

Nir Eyal

Paulette writes about finances, psychology, technology, travel, and better living for the likes of The New York Times, Elle, and Slate. Nir’s Note: This guest post is by Paulette Perhach. I learned how to respect authority from my father. At the top of a huge water slide at a theme park, he put me, my […]. The post The Strange Way Being “Good” Hurts Your Willpower appeared first on Nir and Far.

Product Love Podcast: Jeetu Patel, CPO of Box

ProductCraft

Early in Jeetu’s career, he traveled a lot and was constantly amazed to discover that certain companies that. Jeetu Patel has experience in just about every business area you can think of. He’s had stints in marketing, engineering, sales, and now, product.

Top 10 Tips for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile – Video Presentation

280 Group

The 280 Group’s Solutions Manager and Director of Recruiting, Mira Wooten, recently traveled to ProductCamp LA and gave this valuable presentation on the top 10 things you can do to beef up your Product Management LinkedIn Profile and get noticed by recruiters. Watch Mira Wooten present the 10 best things you can do for your Product Management LinkedIn Profile.

Align your product roadmap to your company strategy

ProductBoard

Let’s hop in the wayback machine and travel back to summer 2014: The Amazon Fire Phone was released to much hype, yet 14 months later the company stopped production and discontinued sales shortly thereafter.

The Killer Product Overview: How to Nail It, Verbal or Written!

Proficientz – Product Management University

By the condition of my damaged garment bag, Jane quickly figured out that I travel a lot! If you travel a lot, this bag is your best bet. It was a series of painfully descriptive and incredibly accurate accounts of my travel routine. Jane knew my travel routine cold, but she took it a step further and reminded me of a few hassles that I never even considered. She kept the conversation focused on my travel routine and not her products.

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Assessing value the Blue Ocean way

Under10 Playbook

In the late 70s/early 80s, Marriott noticed a surge in female guests--women traveling alone. At that time, many women were moving into sales jobs and customer implementation jobs; they were traveling for work. At the start of each year, I read a book to spark my strategic thinking.

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Collocation, Trust, and Distributed Teams

Roman Pichler

What’s more, the product people would occasionally visit the development site, and development group members would travel to product management from time to time. Despite its focus on reducing travel expenses, most people involved the development effort were collocated at one site in the US.

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Product Management Executive Roundtable Highlights

Proficientz – Product Management University

There’s no cost to attend other than travel, if required. I began organizing this Product Management Executive Roundtable couple of years ago at the request of a few clients.

Product Ethics

Roman Pichler

Additionally, reduce the amount of travel that takes place in order to develop the product, particularly flights as these cause high carbon emissions. Personally, I’ve found that video calls can often make it unnecessary to travel. What is an Ethical Product?

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Piracy Impact Podcast: Law 21’s Borja Suarez

Revulytics

Jason traveled to Paris and spoke with Borja Suarez, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property law working in international environments at Law 21 in Madrid.

Marketing > Building

ProductCraft

I remember when I was traveling for business – my first time doing that and going to New York City. Lately, reflecting on my experiences in product management at startups, I’ve come to the conclusion that marketing is very rarely given its due. An afterthought.

Piracy Impact Podcast: John McInnes and Jodi McLane

Revulytics

Jason and Michael travel to Worcester, Massachusetts to speak with John McInnes and Jodi McLane, founding partners of intellectual property law firm McInnes & McLane.

Adapting to Agile: How Skyscanner tracks progress, runs retros, and maps complex processes

Miro

Today, we excited to publish a story about Skyscanner, a travel fare aggregator that’s succeeding at implementing Agile processes to moving quickly to be ahead of industry changes. Adapting to Agile: How Skyscanner tracks progress, runs retros, and maps complex processes When your organization grows, being Agile and iterating quickly is critical to stay relevant.

Engaging Stakeholders with Opportunity Solution Trees: 3 Tactics to Try

Product Talk

During the meeting, the product leader drew on the whiteboard the portion of the opportunity solution tree that specifically related to the client’s role as a sports team travel director and invited him to improve upon it. Two and a half years ago, I introduced the opportunity solution tree.

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Using Psychology to Supercharge Your Products by Joe Leech

Mind the Product

Unfortunately many travel booking sites don’t structure their searches this way – and so they fail to meet the mental models of their users. In this situation, a feature that shows maps with beaches three hours away would revolutionise users’ interaction with travel sites.

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Behind the Product: Is Hilton Boiling Off Brand with Herb ‘N Kitchen?

280 Group

I’m a pretty frequent business traveler, as I travel around the world to engage with our clients in training or consulting. As such, to minimize the challenges of travel and maximize the benefits, I try to stay at hotels under one brand umbrella.

Workshop: How to Get the Most Out of User Interviews

bpma ProductHub

In her free time, she enjoys travel, food, and being involved with the Boston product community. . A Hands-on Event on June 14th, 2017. By Garima Painuly – As product managers, we know we should obsess over our customers.

South and Latin America – Guido Lonetti on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Biggest Product Management cultures in South and Latin America: Marketplace and Travel. Biggest Product Management cultures in South and Latin America: Marketplace and Travel.

Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience Starts With Being a Customer

Proficientz – Product Management University

I have to say, the hotel industry has done so many things over the years to create a better experience for the business traveler. If hotel owners and operators spent some time as a guest in their hotels, here are a few opportunities they might discover to move the business traveler experience from good to great – and maybe even memorable. It’s the little things that matter most when it comes to raising the customer experience from good to great.

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Fieldwork: Our Experience and 5 Tips

Generation Focus

Travel time: If you are scheduling multiple interviews in a day, be prepared to do a lot of traveling. The Generation Focus team concluded the 2018 year in the field, interviewing independent beauty professionals (IBP’s).

How do you Choose who to Hire as a Junior Product Manager?

Mind the Product

For this example, I have used a travel app, as travel is an approachable domain that most candidates can understand easily. So I’ll ask: “How would this priority change if we decided to shift and focus on capturing business travelers?”

UserTesting success story: How Ryanair flies past the competition

UserTesting

Digital travel sales are projected to top $800 billion in the next couple … The post UserTesting success story: How Ryanair flies past the competition appeared first on UserTesting Blog. When asked how they prefer to do vacation research, U.S. consumers are nearly unanimous in their response: 95 percent say they prefer doing research online (versus offline).

Structured Customer Visits

The Product Bistro

We do this as often as possible, hence why the typical product manager job description specifies 25 – 30% travel. However, left to our own devices, much of this travel is less effective than it could be. The fact that you can’t do a large number of them, primarily due to the cost (both the monetary cost, and the opportunity cost of staff being on travel) means that you don’t get rock-solid statistical data that can be used to drive decisions.

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Ability to Pay vs. Willingness to Pay

Pragmatic Marketing

Airlines try to distinguish business travelers from vacation travelers. In a recent Pragmatic Marketing Price class, one student “corrected” me to say it wasn’t willingness to pay that matters in pricing, rather it was ability to pay.

Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business

Miro

Interview On being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI Melissa Ng is the founder of MELEWI, a traveling design studio made up of seven talented people based around the world. While living as digital nomads, the members of MELEWI have completed successful projects for McDonald’s, Visa and Samsung. […]. The post Melissa Ng, founder of MELEWI, on being a digital nomad and running a nomadic business appeared first on RealtimeBoard Blog.

South and Latin America – Guido Lonetti on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Biggest Product Management cultures in South and Latin America: Marketplace and Travel. Biggest Product Management cultures in South and Latin America: Marketplace and Travel.

Advancing Your Product Management Career Rapidly – You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

But if that’s not happening in a particular quarter, you should still travel “just because,” becoming available for 3-4 days to just work alongside your colleagues.

Home-Based Research Visits: Participant Comfort Comes First

Generation Focus

This might seem obvious, but we have run into several situations where researchers travel to New York to do home visits involving children and are initially unwilling to schedule any visits on evenings or weekends (until they realize this will never work and then have to reorganize everything).