How Mobile Travel Application Development Is Changing the Tourism Industry: Global Insights

Defining the travel and tourism industry is a challenge, since it includes other industries offering various services. In a broad sense, the industry is about transportation and logistics. It’s also about catering to travelers’ needs for lodging, attractions, and dining after they arrive at the destination. Since 2006, the travel industry has been one of the greatest contributors to global GDP, contributing around 2.9 trillion US dollars in 2019, which is 79% more than 13 years before.

Below, you can see data on the contribution of travel and tourism to GDP over the period from 2006 to 2019.

SOURCE: STATISTA
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How Mobile Travel Application Development Is Changing the Tourism Industry: Global Insights from Viacheslav Ponomarov

Quick industry growth has required travel businesses to keep up with emerging trends to stay ahead of competitors. Digitization in the form of travel app development has increased workflow efficiency, improved customer service, and kept travel companies ahead of competitors.

This article is your guide to the world of travel mobile app development in 2021. We’ll share insights about the impact of the pandemic on the tourism industry and show you what digital trends will help travel businesses rise again.

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