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Increasing demand for GDS is projected to boost the growth of the global travel technologies market, says Fact. MR

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Worldwide demand for travel technologies is estimated to evolve at a CAGR of 8% from 2023 to 2033 (forecast period). The global distribution system (GDS) segment is projected to evolve at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2023 to 2033.

According to Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global travel technologies market is anticipated to achieve a valuation of US$ 13 billion by 2033, expanding at 8% CAGR over the next ten years.

Travel technology applies to information and communication technology in the travel and hospitality sectors. Solution providers offer various software and applications to travel companies to plan and book flights and tours, facilitate seamless transactions, and for other tour-related processes. The airline industry widely uses travel technology solutions, which rely heavily on online reservation systems.

Substantial development in the travel and tourism sector and an increasing requirement for automation across industries are major factors propelling the global demand for travel technologies. Moreover, the growing adoption of SaaS-based models and artificial intelligence (AI) is fueling market growth. AI provides interactive conversational systems, such as chatbots and virtual support agents, which can directly address the consumer’s needs, improving their overall experience.

Technological improvements such as the use of recognition technologies, incorporation with the Internet of Things (IoT), and the adoption of smart devices are having a beneficial impact on market growth. Numerous facial and fingerprint recognition technologies are used in hotels and other public areas to automate payment processes, check-in, and check-out. Other factors, such as rapid urbanization, rising consumer spending power, and intensive R&D activities, are expected to bolster market growth over the coming years.

Key Takeaways from Market Study

  • The global travel technologies market is valued at US$ 6 billion in 2023.
  • Worldwide demand for travel technologies is estimated to evolve at a CAGR of 8% from 2023 to 2033 (forecast period).
  • The global market is forecasted to garner US$ 13 billion by 2033.
  • The global distribution system (GDS) segment is projected to evolve at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2023 to 2033.
  • North America captured a 39% global market share in 2022.

“The main factors boosting global travel technologies market growth are steadily expanding travel & tourism industry, rising demand for online travel bookings, and increasing usage of advanced technologies such as AI and IoT,” says a Fact.MR analyst.

Regional Analysis

North America is leading the global travel technologies market and is expected to continue to do so throughout the forecast period as well. Significant players with advanced technologies are massively contributing to regional market growth. Moreover, the United States is the leading market in the North American region.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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