Leading Hotels of the World eases travel research with IBM Watson-powered platform

View from Hotel Raphael in Paris, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World The Leading Hotels of the World is changing the way consumers conduct travel research with the launch of a platform that can respond to natural dialogue. The chain has partnered with WayBlazer, which claims to be the first cognitive travel platform, to create a trip discovery tool powered by IBM Watson’s language processing technology. Currently in a public beta, this may help potential guests find the best property to fit their needs and desires. Question and answer A study from Leading Hotels of the World found that 81 percent of travelers conduct their own research online when planning a trip. Acting as a form of online travel agent, the trip discovery platform contains a search box,…


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