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Travel Technology Trends

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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

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To some, the travel sector would appear to be an industry sitting in the slow lane of the information superhighway. According to Adobe Digital Insights, close to 60% of business travel arrangements are still made by travel agents or other off-line methods; 40% of leisure travel is booked this way.

In fact, the industry is embracing a range of new technologies to improve users' experiences of destinations and journeys; speed up bookings and registrations; and extend trips to enable travelers to relive holidays when they return home. Some of the key technologies being trialed and adopted by the travel industry today include recognition systems; chatbots and AI; augmented and virtual reality; the Internet of Things; and robots, both behind the scenes, to detect weapons or forbidden items, and front of house to meet, greet, and guide guests. WiTT's May event will feature a panel that will examine these and other tech trends that are reshaping the travel sector.

Yasmeen Majidi, WiTT Director, will chair the panel. She will be joined by:

  • Andrew Jordan, CTO, Carlson Wagonlit Travel;

  • Other speakers will be announced soon.

The evening will run as follows:

6:00-7:00 pm: drinks & networking
7:00-8:15 pm: panel discussion followed by Q&A
8:15: wrap-up and more networking.

We hope to see you there!

The WiTT Board
Annette, Audrey, Helen, Michelle, Stephanie, and Yasmeen

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