Hospitality, Leisure & Travel
Innovating for sustainability and purpose
The global pandemic may have limited our ability to physically interact with one another, but it did not break our innate need to experience life together. Companies that continue to adapt to this new reality while remaining focused on the human need for personal interaction and memorable experiences will thrive today and tomorrow. At the industry’s resilient core are steadfast companies and leaders who are committed to delivering seamless, personalised customer experiences, building and maintaining a purposeful brand, maximizing revenues, investing capital, and using technology to innovate for the future of business and leisure travel.
In this time of change, Protiviti will continue to help companies respond to evolving customer needs through digital transformation, technology and process innovation, advanced analytics, environmental and social stewardship, and the enhancement of guest experiences and customer loyalty. Additionally, Protiviti helps companies manage omnipresent risks, including enhancing safety and security during tumultuous times, protecting customer information and remaining compliant with related data privacy laws, managing third-parties and disruptions in the supply chain, acquisition and retention of labor, and more.
Challenges and Opportunities
Our services for Hospitality, Leisure and Travel companies
As companies seek to own direct relationships with customers, there is increased focus to enhance digital presence and capabilities. Protiviti can help establish impactful digital strategies; understand customer behaviors that inform journeys; innovate digital products & services; reimagine experiences; and enable digital commerce, marketing/sales.
Enterprise Data & Analytics
Knowledge is power. From customer preferences to operational and financial performance to timely identification of potentially fraudulent activity, data helps personalize experiences, optimize performance, and contain losses. Protiviti helps to turn data into information and information into competitive advantage.
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
ESG has become an imperative as customers, investors, employees and regulators demand and/or expect it. Protiviti assists companies to build and report on sustainability programs, and improve team member acquisition, retention and employee experiences through enhanced enterprise Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion.
Customer Loyalty and Loyalty Programs
A loyal customer is vital to a company’s growth. Protiviti helps clients with more effective e-commerce, marketing and sales, and personalized experiences, while protecting loyalty programs from fraud and abuse. Protiviti can monitor unusual activity for illegal acts to protect company reputation and customer data.
Safety and Security
Every year, billions of customers entrust their well-being and safety to the industry, all while external events elevate customer risk. Protiviti helps to enable business continuity, crisis management and resiliency programs, deploy technologies, and evaluate the impact of disruptions to operations.
Cybersecurity, Data Security, and Privacy
Extensive customer information is stored and processed daily and is increasingly protected by privacy regulations. Protiviti helps companies protect personal data, deploy secure applications, and minimize vulnerabilities. Also helping to build and operate privacy programs aligned with global and local privacy laws.
Labor Acquisition and Human Capital Management
As industry demand returns, a labor shortage has limited return to full-service operations. Partnering with Robert Half, we help acquire full-time and temp labor and/or provide managed services to reduce labor pressure. Also offering services designed to optimize employee acquisition, retention, and overall experience.
To compete effectively and keep up with customer needs, technology has been key. The adoption of emerging tech including edge computing, AI/ML, virtual reality, quantum computing, the Metaverse, and other use cases is underway or imminent. Protiviti can help implement, connect, and secure this technology.
Sectors we serve
Hospitality and Leisure
The hospitality industry remains focused on customer satisfaction and meeting leisurely needs. With a customer-first mindset for the newly adapted business and leisure traveller, our industry clients span companies that provide accommodations (e.g., hotels, resorts, timeshares, sharing economy companies, hospitality REITs), travel and tourism (e.g., OTAs, cruises, casinos, online gaming, amusement parks, marinas, ski resorts), leisure (e.g., sports teams, fitness centres, event planning and venues, golf clubs), and more.
Maximize success across core business areas
As the airline industry aims to increase operational efficiencies, improve customer experiences, and get back to solid profits, Protiviti is helping to build custom solutions that maximize the chances for success. Our industry team works with a variety of airline companies across the globe such as the major, national, regional network and charter, and private / corporate air carriers involved in transportation of passengers or cargo, as well as maintenance facilities, catering, ground handling, aircraft leasing and airport operations.
Maximize success across core business areas
A return to travel, whether by land, air or sea is a welcomed opportunity for business and leisure travellers alike. Protiviti works with passenger railway, rental car, and other transportation companies to enhance core business areas for optimal efficiency and sustainable, long-term growth.