As our 25th anniversary celebration comes to a close, it is with a grateful heart that we wish each of you, our clients and friends, the happiest of holidays. May your New Year be filled with health and happiness, and may you make every connection count!
Customer Service Experts CEO, Lise D'Andrea, was the featured guest on The Airport Experience News Podcast with Ramon Lo, publisher for AXN. This program highlights conversations with airport industry experts, operators, and executives who continue to ask questions, challenge the standard, and take risks. Lise and Ramon discussed the evolution of the airport customer experience by finding the right blend of touch and technology to optimize the passenger experience.
Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced the recipients of the 2018 Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Awards on November 15, 2018, at an awards gala during the 2018 Marketing and Communications Conference in Ottawa, ON. These awards recognize the quality of work, abundance of talent, and creativity within the marketing, communications, and customer service field of the airport industry. This year the contest received more than 300 entries in 20 categories.
It’s February and love is in the air, both on the ground and at 10,000 feet! Airports and airlines across the world are recognizing Valentine’s Day as a perfect opportunity to “show the love” to their customers in a variety of creative ways. Last year at our own “Balt-amour” International Airport, passengers were treated to everything from flowers and chocolates, to parking and concessionaire discounts. So, don’t hesitate to travel on February 14th. Instead, get ready to be struck by cupid’s arrow!
Welcome to January – the time for tight pants and tight resolve! Like us, our resolutions must be able to travel well, and airports are stepping up their game by making healthy choices easier for their guests. Yoga studios, gyms, cardio tracks, and healthy food options are culminating within travel hubs around the world, helping us keep on track and on time.
Thanksgiving recalls turkey, family, football, and stretch pants. And if you’re one of the 28.5 million passengers expected to fly this holiday week, we at CSE would like to take some stress out of travel this week by reviewing some new airport strategies for getting to the turkey and stuffing ASAP.
Halloween is a time for tricks and treats, and if you’re lucky enough to be traveling on October 31st, you might find a little bit of both as you make your way through the airport. From ticket counters to information desks, airport employees are getting into the spirit of this spooky, zany holiday!
Hurricane season continues to wreak havoc on airports and travelers across the country. As thousands of flights are cancelled coast to coast, airports employees who live in impacted areas are not only missing work, but some are missing homes as well. The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has set up a relief fund for airport workers impacted by the recent devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Customer Service Experts, CSE, attended the 2017 ATD International Conference and Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. The conference provides knowledge, strategies, and solutions to effectively train and develop talent, producing improved service cultures, customer experiences, and directly impacting revenue.