From Collective Travel Maps to Virtual World Tours

By: Meghan Young - Oct 20, 2014
This collection of crowdsourced tourism innovations shows just how small the world has truly become. Not only is it easy to see images, videos and testimonials of different destinations on the Internet, travelers are now actively contributing in more meaningful ways to recreate their experiences for others. Whether that is through helpful recommendations concerning the quietest streets in a city or maps that single out must-see places, crowdsourced tourism innovations helps take the guessing out of such worldly experiences.

Crowdsourced tourism innovations have also been adopted by travel companies when it comes to ad campaigns. This angle provides a more authentic look at different cities and countries, which foreigners would appreciate on many levels. Other examples including virtual tourism, which allows people to travel without leaving the comfort of their home.