Mobile Devices are omnipresent more than ever. There exists an application for everything you can imagine. Of course there are also various applications, which are supposed to make travelling easier or add value to a trip. They are supposed to provide the consumer with possibilities to book and get information wherever he is. Nowadays, providing an application is almost essential to major tourism companies. It shows that the company is happening and going with technology trends.
Some Categories of Travel Apps: Currency converter, Hotel booking, Flight status and booking, (City-)Guides, Hotel Check-in, Airport Apps, Maps …
In our presentation we are showing the advantages and disadvantages, the present situation and the potential of applications in the future.
Authors: Yanzhen Yang and Christa Vieira