Expedia dreams of being a leading technology company in tourism

Expedia dreams of being a leading technology company in tourism

@LYCS Architecture With its new Open World platform, Expedia is showing that it no longer wants to be just an OTA but a technology company serving all tourism businesses. An ambition that could eventually position it as a competitor to Saber, Amadeus and Travelport. Like Saber which said a few years ago “Don’t call us … Read more

Metavers, virtual reality: hospitality and tourism explore new worlds

Staying in a hotel from your living room or going down a ski slope without even having to put on your skis: tourism and hotel professionals are increasingly interested in the possibilities offered by new technologies to interact with their customers. . “The first instinct is to see a novelty as a threat. But these … Read more

Tourism – The city of Montluçon (Allier) is looking for people to test LegendR, its future discovery trail of the medieval city

Unusual prom atmosphere at the Artsenal in Dreux

As part of the next app launch LegendRannounced for early July, the city of Montluçon launched a call this week to find around a hundred volunteers ready to test the course before its official commissioning. This last test phase “will collect feedback from general public testers to improve the course and achieve the maximum satisfaction … Read more

Tourism in Corrèze: mobile telephony to the rescue of attendance data

The department of Corrèze has just published its tourist attendance figures for the year 2021. A report refined by the use of a recent device, thanks to the mobile phone of holidaymakers. To know the tourist frequentation of the department, Corrèze Tourisme collects data from service providers, such as hotels, campsites, lodges. Precise and reliable … Read more

Tourism and metaverse: towards a generalization of virtual travel?

Tourism is a sector that evolves largely according to information and communication technologies, so it is quite relevant to question the way in which it could integrate this virtual universe. And it is since the announcement of the creation of the Meta group by Mark Zuckerberg that this term has spread massively in the world. … Read more