Top Digital Transformation Trends Influencing Tourism Industry - MightyIQ

Digital transformation is changing the way we lead our lives and they are impacting our society & businesses in every possible way. In order to stay relevant in a dynamic market environment – businesses must thrive to comply with digital transformation.

The tourism sector is one of the largest industries in the world and it is possibly the first one to adopt new technologies at scale especially by enabling travel booking online.

As we are moving towards the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0, a new era in which existing technologies combine with new emerging innovations such as IoT, AI, VR, 5G, and Robotics to increase efficiency and productivity.

These new technologies are bound to replace the traditional way of business operations with the digital environment. Being an early ICT adaptor, the Tourism industry must innovate to tap into these new emerging technological trends and provide new business growth opportunities for the industry.

It is only that way, that the tourism industry will be able to ensure competitiveness, growth, and sustainable industrial growth.

On that note, it is worthwhile to look at the top digital transformation trends – and how we collectively can adapt to those trends in order to ensure that the new trends will provide benefits to everyone. Following are some of the digital transformation trends that are worth considering for the tourism industry:

The Mobile Revolution – Digital Everywhere

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

IoT (Internet of Things)

Data Democratisation

Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality

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This article is published in collaboration with NS Digiport (An initiative by Digital Nova Scotia).