They’re creating a mind-reading implant.
Don’t you think it’s time to update your ideas?
If the future’s the destination, technology’s the direct route
From Gutenberg's printing press to the telephone line, and of course, the Internet, technology has tended to be the primary driver for the significant changes we've lived over the past millennium. Each of these great inventions has let us explore new paths, and at times, changed the world as we knew it.
Technology is currently evolving at a speed so accelerated that it's causing industries to undergo a sudden metamorphosis, with the tourism industry being one of them. Flying cars, the Hyperloop, space travel-these phenomena that we once considered Science Fiction are now a reality.
For us in the tourism industry, these new modes of transportation present an opportunity and a means of arriving at the sector's future. We'll only be able to go farther if we use technology to guide ourselves through creating travel and tourism marketing strategies.
5G will change the way we understand the world
Two-thirds of the world's mobile connections will run on 4G and 5G networks in 2025. 5G will let you browse 100 times faster and download a 1GB movie in less than ten seconds. We'll see possibilities like a sharp reduction in loading speeds that will see an increase in the number of connections, causing an explosion of IoT-powered items and self-managing forms of transportation. According to Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon, "when everything is connected, we'll assume that connectivity will be present in the same way we have electricity in our grasp everywhere.”
The present and future are mobile
It's estimated that the number of cell phone users will surpass 5 billion in 2019. Our smartphones are our butler, witness, and confidantes, all in one. Our lives start or end with a phone in hand. Their fundamental role in our lives makes them a reliable ally when it's time to reach our target audience.
The new standard Wifi 6.0 will be available in 2019, implying a similar jump in its capabilities like 5G’s arrival. It will offer our businesses:
Improved battery life.
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