Artificial intelligence will take the toil out of travel, predicts Booking.com ceo

Booking.com ceo Gillian Tans said changing business demands have meant that the company now finds itself needing to employ more data scientists The chief executive of the world’s biggest online hotel booking service is not in an acquisitive mood. “No, we’re not considering any acquisitions at present,” Gillian Tans says. This is mixed news for Irish rivals of Booking.com, particularly Dublin-based Roomex.com. On one hand, it means that Roomex, which services about 550,000 hotels and has just closed a fresh €3.5m funding round, can concentrate on building up its own unique long-term offering instead of being focused on flipping the business. On the other hand, it means that Jack Donaghy’s company has one less Plan B route if he and investors want to cash out some time soon. But Ms…


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