The travel industry has gained a shed load of momentum in past few years with consequent transformations in technological area. People have switched from asking an agent or a travel agency to book tickets to using simple, systematic and time-saving apps (be it mobile apps or web apps).
The swift and brisk change that the advancement in technology has brought in travel industry and has yet to bring is commendable. The future of travel can be predicted as more customer friendly, cost-effective and methodical.
There are sundry technological trends that have begun and will definitely raise the bars of travel and make it more fun. Trends like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Drone Technology are the future of effortless travel. The detailed explanations of these are as follows:
1. Artificial Intelligence (AI): AI has emerged as the revolutionary change in travel industry. Many a times it is observed that due to delays, cancellations, loss of baggage etc. the customers have a bad effect about travelling in that particular airline. Through the Artificial Intelligence techniques, one can gather round various points of user experience and use it to derive patterns and establish strategies to improvise on the user experience. It is an automated collection of qualitative data to effectively and readily act on the travel experience and to condense the complications.
2. Virtual Reality (VR): Google has presented the humankind with numerous contributions, one of the best till date being 360 degree view. VR has begun to boon the technology travel industry and will continue to do so in future as well. Taking the advantage of this incredible technology, travel industry provides the customers with a wide array of experiencing the beauty, storytelling and enthralling imagery showcase. It helps the customers in taking wise decisions like where to travel. VR is a great source of marketing to the travel class people who would love to explore the prodigious beauty of places just by virtually feeling it.
3. Augmented Reality: Augmented Reality in all the possible ways is set to enhance the experience of the travelers and tourists. It is an onset of the new way the people will travel. Planning the journey is the utmost important part of any travels. Having a user friendly technology that will effortlessly guide you through the planning process with all the navigation facilities inculcated with graphical view of the place is the real future of the travel industry. The travel technology companies can procure the most out of this wonderful, simple and yet effective technology.
4. Drone Technology: The future camera phones and selfie sticks of people are going to be the advanced copters “Drones”. The travel bloggers have these drones at their benefits to share the amazing travel experience by capturing it in high quality cameras from a bird–eye view. Travel fanatics with the combination of social media marketing and drone captured real-life experience will definitely set travel goals for huge masses.
Such effective and efficient working technologies will boost up the travel industry from all aspects. With an upgraded user-friendly travel experience along with refined interfaces and well-planned trips, the travel economy will see a definite growth.
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