Connected Tourism

Travelers turn to crowdsourced activities to become part of shared experiences

Implications - Using social platforms for more than mere recommendations, travelers are turning to crowdsourced tourist activities to become part of shared experiences. Knowingly participating in activities that others have praised, travelers are able to add a sense of communal interaction to their experience, allowing consumers to stay connected without the need for face-to-face interaction.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 5 Examples: 7,457 Total Clicks Oct 13 - Sep 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechWorldMobileTravel
Crowdsourced Helicopter Ride Apps - The Blade App Crowdsources Rides by Helicopter to the Hamptons
SCORE: 6.3
Warm 2,205 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 14
Crowdsourced Helicopter Ride Apps
The Blade App Crowdsources Rides by Helicopter to the Hamptons
Blade is a new app that provides a helicopter to the Hamptons from New York City to those who are helicopter-less. With the mobile app, users can book a seat on the next scheduled flight out for... [More]
Crowdsourced Virtual Tourism - Remote Control Tourist Allows You to Visit Melbourne from Your Couch
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 3,517 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 13
Crowdsourced Virtual Tourism
Remote Control Tourist Allows You to Visit Melbourne from Your Couch
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to visit Melbourne, Australia, but don’t have the funds or the ability to travel, Remote Control Tourist is the way to go. The virtual... [More]
Cruise Line Chat Services - The Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Direct Representative Assistance
SCORE: 5.1
Mild 681 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 14
Cruise Line Chat Services
The Norwegian Cruise Line Offers Direct Representative Assistance
The Norwegian Cruise Line’s e-Commerce department knows that customer satisfaction is paramount, which is why it is one of the first companies to utilize consumer feedback in the form of... [More]
Crowdsourced Tour Apps - 'Kamino' Suggests Places of Interest Based on Crowdsourced Information
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 535 Clicks Pub: May 10, 14
Crowdsourced Tour Apps
'Kamino' Suggests Places of Interest Based on Crowdsourced Information
Kamino is a mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to give travelers and urban explorers ideas on where to go and what to do. Kamino’s ‘urban hikes’ are plotted on a map,... [More]
Crowdsourced Quiet Apps - The Stereopublic App Finds the Quietest Parts of Your City
SCORE: 1.6
Untested 519 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 13
Crowdsourced Quiet Apps
The Stereopublic App Finds the Quietest Parts of Your City
The Stereopublic app was created for folks who want to enjoy the quieter parts of their city. The app lets users find the quietest and most tranquil parts of their city using just their phones. Said... [More]