Sevket Seyalioglu, CEO of Directful, discusses the transformative role of AI in shaping the future of hospitality on ‘WTF! Walk The Floors’ podcast.
Menlo Park, CA, Sep 1, 2023 — Directful, a game-changing AI-powered guest engagement platform, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Sevket Seyalioglu, was featured as a guest on the renowned “WTF! Walk The Floors” podcast. Hosted by industry experts Michèle C. Kline and Stephanie Leger, the podcast delves deep into groundbreaking ideas, technologies, and innovations in the world of hospitality.
In this captivating episode, Sevket Seyalioglu shared his profound expertise in the field of hospitality technology and discussed the transformative power of Directful in the hotel industry. With over two decades of experience in the hospitality tech sector, including developing five OTAs, Sevket’s insights into the challenges faced by hoteliers and his vision for revolutionizing guest engagement were both enlightening and inspiring.
One of the standout moments was Sevket’s recounting of a “WTF! Moment” which served as the catalyst for the creation of Directful. He was approached by a hotel owner that was on the brink of closure within six months. Sevket analyzed their technology system and had a brilliant idea to re-engage their past guests. By implementing this strategy, he miraculously saved the failing hotel, and it continues to thrive profitably to this day. This real-world example illustrates the power of Directful’s AI capabilities in increasing occupancy rates and revenue.
In addition to sharing the inception story of Directful, Seyalioglu discussed the future of hospitality technologies. As Sevket stated during the podcast, “The future of Directful involves more AI, more personalization, and an unwavering commitment to enhancing guest experiences. By custom-tailoring messages and leveraging generative AI, we aim to help hotels boost revenue, improve customer satisfaction, and foster brand loyalty.”
Also, Sevket expressed his excitement about the podcast appearance, stating, “It was an incredible opportunity to share the Directful story and its mission to empower hotels with innovative technology. I am deeply grateful to Michèle C. Kline and Stephanie Leger for having me on the ‘WTF! Walk The Floors’ podcast. Your platform truly fosters meaningful conversations that drive change in the hospitality landscape.”
“The future of Directful involves more AI, more personalization, and an unwavering commitment to enhancing guest experiences. By custom-tailoring messages and leveraging generative AI, we aim to help hotels boost revenue, improve customer satisfaction, and foster brand loyalty.”
— Sevket Seyalioglu, CEO at Directful
To listen to Sevket Seyalioglu’s captivating insights on Directful and the evolving landscape of hospitality technology, tune in to the “WTF! Walk The Floors” podcast episode #89, available here.