Visions about Travel & Technology

The Evolution of AI: Hoplites, Centurions and Napoleon

Machine learning has transitioned from human-guided algorithms to AI creating its own rules. As AI becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives, it's crucial to consider how its future will unfold. By drawing parallels to human evolution—specifically through the lens of warfare—I explore some intriguing similarities and potential paths for AI development.
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Travel Technology
Fritz Oberhummer

The future of travel is deviceless

Travel is change –  the shift from historic, personalized travel to today’s impersonal, technology-driven experience has propelled the industry to new heights.

But where do we go next? What role will “Digital Transformation” have in travel?

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Artifical Intelligence
Fritz Oberhummer

Interview at ITB Berlin

I was interviewed at ITB Berlin around the questions of AI in travel and hospitality. How can companies get more with less? Is your data good enough for AI? Can we finally look up

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Business Travel
Fritz Oberhummer

99 Business Traveler Tricks

Up, up, aaaand away! For many of us, the sky isn’t merely a backdrop to our daily lives, but a second home, a pathway to success, and a space where we forge connections that fuel

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How the principle of Health, Wealth and Love governs your job life
Business Philosophy
Fritz Oberhummer

How the principles of “Health, Wealth and Love” govern your joblife

No doubt, we currently live in troubled times; but for the history of mankind this hardly news and the only constant always ever has been “change and challenge”, leaving its mark on all of those who came before us. To countersteer the many effects which such times bring (anxiety, stress, fear, hate) many ancient societies

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Picture from my passport aobut September 14th 2011
Fritz Oberhummer

COVID19: A bit of hope for you!

“SEP 14 2001” – this date should give all of you hope! Because it relates to a personal story that happened in times of global uncertainty, fear and a “black swan” event that left humanity

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Expedia Affiliate Network
Fritz Oberhummer

Setting new standards for travel technology

The pace of evolution in travel technology is staggering: about 6 years ago, when I took up my position at Expedia Partner Solutions (back then called “EAN – Expedia Affiliate Network”), I came into early

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Featured in

Publications and Articles

Future Travel

Post on AI Design Thinking - Jun '24

Everything ai in Travel

Re-post of Make-or-Break Article - Apr '24

Business Reporter

How to Make or Break a Travel Business with AI - Apr '24

aiTech Trend

Interview: AI Digital Transformation - Apr '24

TravelTech Essentialist

"Deviceless Travel" - Mar '24

CLH News

AI & Tourism: Transforming Customer Experiences - Feb '24

My education

Foundations of my education have been formed here

Tourism Academy

My degree in "Tourism Management" to kick off my career

San Diego City College

"Human Resources in Business", part of my Management Trainee Program

Macromedia University

Bachelors Degree in "Media Managment" with hons.

FOM University

A Masters in Business Administration, summa cum laude

About me

Hi, I am Fritz Oberhummer!
With over 25 years of expertise in the travel and hospitality industry, I bring a transformative vision and profound expertise that drives businesses towards success.

On my blog here you can find my latest thoughts around trends and industry developments

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