- Connected applications can make tourism flows safer throughout a smart city or destination, by providing real-time warnings about crowding.
- Connected applications can also ease apprehensions in privately owned areas.
- One of the main reasons for travel and tourism sector being so slow in its recovery is ongoing health and safety fears among consumers.
Internet of Things (IoT) technology can help to ease traveler concerns regarding personal health and wellbeing, while allowing travel and tourism companies to collect a wealth of data for a range of internal and external benefits. The industry experts note that this technology will have a bigger role to play in post-pandemic travel as a result.
The latest thematic report, ‘IoT in Travel & Tourism’, states that wearable tech devices at airports and other transport terminals can allow travelers to practice correct social distancing procedures and keep to other health and safety compliance guidelines, which stems the spread of