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Tourism Industry May Benefit From Blockchain Application | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 29 January 2018
As far as identity verification and luggage tracking goes, it has a great potential in modern tourism industry. The blockchain applications seems to have a lot to add in the process of verifying the traveler's identity, as well as simplifying and improving luggage tracking.The blockchain is the technological infrastructure that was behind the launch of bitcoin in 2009. At its core is a highly encrypted P2P network that stores information as a database, but in the blockchain each node in the network saves a complete copy of the record book.This system prevents the data from being altered by only one of the parties, which guarantees that they maintain their integrity and that it is practically impossible to hack them.The blockchain technology together with the mobile and biometrics, can put an end to inefficiency and the traveler's frustration, that has been caused until now by the use of disconnected and outdated systems.

Artificial Intelligence: A Good Deal For Tourism? | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 11 December 2017
It is already here, and especially in the travel industry, taking the form of chatbots or algorithms. Artificial intelligence (AI) gradually made its way. For many people however it is scary.These are the findings of a study by Opinion Way. For example, 66% of the French citizens fear that completely automated services might affect the security of their personal information. For the time being, only 38% of respondents trust new technologies for a purchase without any human interaction. Similarly, few are still inclined to take a seat in an autonomous vehicle, which inspires reluctance to 38% of the respondents.

Digital Revolution To Change Business Tourism Massively | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 11 December 2017
According to the second cross-cutting statement, travel managers are well advised to strategically redefine their role."Robots are the next level of automation," said Yvonne Moya, associate of bot supplier Festive Road. Several sessions showed where Chatbots and artificial intelligence are already in use and which possibilities are about to become ready for the market.

Virtual Reality In Tourism Becoming More Real | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 20 November 2017
Virtual reality has a place in the tourism industry; stakeholders around the world are realizing this fact and integrating it into their customers' purchasing experience. In this way, the Australian Tourism Office is offering a 360deg video via its YouTube channel allowing people to take a virtual tour of the country and New Caledonia has set up a web-based virtual game.As far as travel agencies are concerned, since 2016, Cub Med has been offering the possibility of watching 360deg videos of its destinations and "Pret a Partir" is even testing virtual reality headsets at the moment.

Hotel Industry Offers Jobs To Robots | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 9 October 2017
Thinking of hotel run by robots is creepy? What sounds like a fantasy movie is reality in Japan. Instead of human employees, a local hotel is in the hands of robots. Even though this is an extreme example, innovative robot technologies are used in various areas of the hotel industry. So where exactly can one encounter such innovations?

Top 5 Tech Trends To Impact The Travel Industry | Tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 25 September 2017
Technology is moving forward and with it all the other sectors that are related. Any industry not willing to stay behind needs to adapt to the newest demands in order to be successful. This obviously applies to travel industry, as one of the key sectors of many economies. Travel technology company Sabre Labs put together the Radar Report, analysing nine technological trends that are expected to affect the travel sector. Tourism-Review.com team named Top 5 Tech Trends to Impact the Travel Industry based on the report.

The Big Data Revolution In Tourism | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 18 September 2017
As a first consequence, digital transformation and technological advances can radically change the way people consume and get informed. A digital scenario that brings with it new forms of business management. To ensure their survival, all businesses are being forced to adapt to the online environment.Tourism sector is not an exception. The data analysis benefits tourism in all its areas, exploiting its possibilities and presenting new business opportunities.

Tourism Technology Changed The Way We Travel | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 1 August 2017
Technology and, more specifically, Internet, are changing the way tourism is organized and commercialized. On the one hand, users do not travel the same way they did a few years ago because they now have many more possibilities. And, on the other, the companies of the sector and even the tourist destinations themselves are immersed in full digital adaptation.User's digitalization has managed to implement the transformation of a business model. Tourism technology is now essential for any travel company.The customer is much more demanding and has a more experienced and digital profile. The target is changing and the tourist has gone from being a passive subject that needs a service to a key piece immensely involved in the process.

Chinese Tourism: Travel Technologies To Shape The Sector | tourism-review.com

tourism-review.com 14 March 2017
The rapid development of modern technology introduces smartness and convenience to all aspects of our modern life and environment, including the efficient operations of private businesses, government/non-government organizations alike. With travel technologies being maximized and embedded in planned developmental goals of the Chinese government to grow and revolutionize Chinese tourism industry, the standard of living and quality of life and services is bound to improve.The total revenue of the travel and tourism industry in China is currently estimated to be valued at a whopping 3 trillion Yuan. As the sector continues to flourish the country is strategically positioned to become the world's second largest tourism economy after the United States of America.

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