Amid the Covid pandemic, more than 56 per cent of Indian travelers say technology will increase their travel confidence in the next 12 months, according to a report released on Wednesday..
A study by global travel technology company Amadeus revealed that more than four in five (84%) travelers around the world said the technology would increase their confidence in travel in the next 12 months..
The company gathered data from more than 6,000 travelers across India, Singapore, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, and found technology to play an important role in supporting the recovery amid the Covid-19 pandemic..
“India’s travel industry has started to show green shoots of recovery in the past months, and the Minister of Aviation recently suggested that domestic passenger traffic could reach pre-Covid levels by the end of the year,” said Cyril Tetaz, executive vice president of Air Asia. And Pacific Amadeus in a statement.
The company said that access to technology that reduces human contact, queues and physical contact points was the ultimate factor in getting Indians to travel again (40 percent).
This was particularly important for baby boomers, with 73 percent of respondents citing this as their greatest concern compared to 28 percent of Generation Z’s. .
The report revealed that 40 percent of people in India want effective testing, tracking, and tracking programs to contain the infection.
The study said that mobile applications that provide notifications and alerts during the flight emerged as the most attractive technology to increase confidence for Indian travelers (56 percent). .
This was followed by the need to pay contactless (54 percent) and the ability to get boarding passes on their phones (51 percent).
In particular, the survey found that acceptance of technology and preferences varies by country and demographic, underscoring the importance of personalization in earning traveler’s confidence..
Overall, the priorities that Indian travelers wanted from technology were to reduce direct or physical contact with others (34 percent), and reduce waiting lists and congestion in public places (32 percent), compared to 45 percent in Singapore.
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