Technology has changed many industries around the world for the better, including the tourism industry. In order to discover a few unique ways that technology can enhance your trips, simply continue reading.
Travel and Tech Tips:
Take advantage of deals which involve virtually checking in at establishments:
Some restaurants, cafes and attractions around the world offer visitors great deals, in exchange for checking in at their location on an app. Or on a site such as TripAdvisor. As an example, some restaurants offer free entrees for visitors who choose to leave a review about their restaurant, before they leave. So it’s well worth taking advantage of any check in deals which you may see posted around restaurants, cafes and attractions around the world.
Use your smart phone to check in to your flights:
Some airlines allow their passengers to use digital boarding passes in order to check in to their flights. So it’s well worth checking if the airlines which you fly with, offer digital boarding passes. Especially if you’re looking to save yourself a bit of time.
Don’t be afraid to leave honest reviews about the establishments which you visit:
If you experience terrible customer service, don’t be afraid to leave a negative review online. As in some cases the management may read your review and may contact you via a private message, in order to extend you an offer to rectify any problems which may have occurred. As an example, if you were treated badly at a restaurant, the manager of the restaurant may offer you a free meal. Just be sure to be 100% honest, when it comes to writing reviews and to write glowing reviews about the places, where you are lucky enough to enjoy exemplary service.
Use messaging apps to video chat with your friends and family members back home:
If you long to talk to a familiar, friendly face on your adventures, simply use your hotel’s free internet connection in order to video message your friends and family members back home. As examples, you may want to use Skype, Facebook Messenger or Google Hangouts, in order to video message your loved ones.
Consider investing in purchasing a smart suitcase:
Smart cases are packed full of modern features. As an example, some suitcases are capable of following you, by linking with your smart phone via Bluetooth technology. While most smart cases are capable of charging your electronics such as your smart phone and your laptop. Some smart cases can also be digitally tracked. Which is incredibly handy if your suitcase is lost in transit.
Save all of your travel photos onto a cloud based system:
In order to free up more space on your smart phone in order to take more photos, it’s a great idea to upload your favorite photos to a cloud based system. So that you won’t have to save all of your photos directly on your smart phone. Better yet, if you lose your smart phone, you’ll still have all of your photos from your trips.
So if you want to harness the power of tech in order to improve your future trips, it’s well worth testing out some of the tech related travel tips which are listed above.