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  • 1. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN TRAVELLING
  • 2. WHAT IS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY?o Derived from the Greek word technologia.o Technology is the usage of and knowledge of tools and techniques.o It is a means to enhance business means & competitiveness.o It is a use of computers and telecommunication.o Encompasses other information distribution technologies such as television and telephone.o Several industries are associated with IT like computer hardware, software , internet, telecom etc.
  • 3. APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Business & Commerce: One of the first and largest applications of computers is keeping and managing business and financial records. Education: With use of images, animations, videos, presentations and e- learning is a complement traditional techniques. Medicine: Newer concepts like robotic surgery enable specialists to perform surgeries from remote locations. Entertainment: The convergence of various technologies has created various options for entertainment like games, streaming music and video, digital television broadcasts, satellite radio, animated movies etc.
  • 4. ATTRIBUTES OF TECHNOLOGY IN TRAVELLING
  • 5. TRAVEL TECHNOLOGYHELPS; Save time, increase profits. Spend more time with customers. Easier to use, means less training. More features with a smaller investment. Plans your trips. Create maps for your travel. Find answers in the travel forums and travel guide. Arrange your travelers income.
  • 6. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN TRAVELLINGTravel technology includes:o Virtual tour: A typical virtual i-tour consist of an interactive map (image) with hyperlinks to other multimedia elements, such as video, audio, or simulations (virtual reality). CRS: Originally associated with the computer reservation system (CRS) of the airlines industry. E-travel or E-tourism: E-tourism can be defined as the analysis, design, implementation and application of IT and e-commerce solutions in the travel & tourism industry. Flight tracking systems: Increasingly used to describe systems for managing and monitoring travel, including travel tracking and flight tracking systems.
  • 7. APPLICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN TRAVELLING Dynamic packaging: Dynamic packaging is a method used in package holiday bookings to enable consumers to build their own package of flights, accommodation, and car rental instead of purchasing a pre-defined package. Dynamic packages are similar in that often the air, hotel, and car rates are available only as part of a package or only from a specific seller. Audio guide: Electronic device specially designed to provide audio, visual or textual content to museum visitors with or without user interaction. It may include accessories such as headphones, a digital pen and displays with LEDs or LCD screens.
  • 8. CONT…o Pod guide or i-tours: It is an internet-enabled tour of a campus, region or city. Typical i-tour include multimedia presentations such as interactive maps, streaming video of selected sites, etc. Biometric passport : A biometric passport, is also known as an e-passport, e Passport or a digital passport, It is a combined paper and electronic passport that contains biometric information that can be used to authenticate the identity of traveler. GPS tours: GPS is used for tracking the direction of vehicles, duration of halt, to check over-speeding etc. GPS tours are transmitted to the user in "real time.“ In India, BMTC uses GPS technology.
  • 9. WEB MODULE OPTION Website is built using XML based technologies. Update website activity descriptions & pricing at the push of a button. Specify which activities are to be published online. Automatically email client when a new reservation is received . Specify meta content for each activity webpage. Referring URL tracking. Affiliate tracking.
  • 10. MOBILE BOOKING
  • 11. AGENCIES Specify an unlimited number of agency records. Pre-set transaction type for each agency. Pre-set commissions depending on activity and agency. Track agents at each agency and their commissions.
  • 12. TICKET QUEUE ON LINE BOOKING
  • 13. BIBLIOGRAPHY Jacoby, B. (Ed.). (2009). Involving computer in students learning. San Francisco: Josey-Bass. Project Vote Smart. (2008). 2008 information technology [Brochure]. Philipsburg, MT: Author. Google and other websites.

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