From Bag-Tracking Beacons to Social Media Airports

By: Meghan Young - May 6, 2015
The Internet of Things has created room for a slew of connected travel technology aimed at enhancing the experience of the average trekker. Whether trying to get to a destination effortlessly or embracing the tourist mind-frame more readily, these examples prove that the travel industry is moving into an exciting future of accessibility and adventure.

This is achieved in a multitude of ways including beacons, social media, mobile apps and connected gadgets. Through these features and more, travel technology continues to become more sophisticated in order to anticipate the needs of the traveler while also suggesting things they never even thought of. Connected travel technology essentially addresses all of the holes currently in the industry, making getaways much more enjoyable and hassle-free.