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How AI is Changing Travel

Alex Sanders
How AI is Changing Travel

Travel is a rapidly growing industry and has been for many years now. However, there are some major issues in the travel industry that need to be addressed due to the high demand. With the introduction of artificial intelligence novelties such as self-check-in terminals and automated check-in hotel kiosks, as well as the use of smartphones for booking flights, travel is becoming easier all the time.

What are some new technologies that are lesser known but that worth knowing about? And should travel documents be left in the past completely? This article will help answer all of these questions and help you prepare for your next trip.

New Places to Travel

AI technology is now able to find and discover new artifacts and ruin sites. Recently, AI was able to create algorithms that helped divers discover submerged Roman ruins in Italy. AI allows for the collection of internet data and information about the ruins that was previously impossible.

By making this technology more accessible and common, new tourist attractions and destinations around the world, previously unknown or inaccessible, could become accessible.

Smarter Ways to Find Flights

As the number of airline options continues to increase, travelers are finding it more difficult than ever to decide. Traditional search engines rely on keywords and flight information that haven’t been updated since the last time someone searched for that route. This leads to missed opportunities for both travelers and airlines.

With advanced AI technology, however, travel search engines are able to recognize patterns in data from past searches, allowing them to provide more relevant results for each individual user based on their past behaviors and preferences. Personalized recommendations based on past purchases or searches can also be provided by airlines using this information.

Personalized Travel

Travel is one of the most exciting parts of life, but it can also be extremely stressful if you don't plan ahead. Whether you're planning a vacation or trying to decide what to do when you get there, AI is making travel more personalized.

In fact, AI is helping travelers find new places to visit based on their preferences and interests, as well as helping them book airfare and hotels at a reasonable rate. This means that no matter who you are or where you want to go, there's an app out there designed specifically for your needs.

There are many apps out there that use AI technology in order to make the traveling process easier. Here are just a few:

  • Hopper - A booking app that predicts the price of future flights based on trends. They are proven to be about 95% in their predictions.
  • Baarb Inc - A platform that matches travelers with the kind of hotels they may want to stay in.
  • Utrip - Utrip is an app that is able to create a personalized travel plan and vacation for people based on wants, budget, and spending habits.

With AI still relatively new in this field, one can only imagine how things will look in a few years.

Importance of Physical Documents

Despite everything going digital, there is still a need to have physical copies of important documents, especially while traveling. In case of an accident on the road, it’s important to have official documents in case technology is damaged and inaccessible. If you need to hire an attorney following the accident, they are going to need to have physical documents so they can best represent you.

In addition, official documents are accepted at more locations, especially abroad. When traveling internationally, the last thing you want is to get into trouble without any physical documents to back you up.


AI is drastically changing the way that people are able to travel as well as where they are able to travel. As changes continue, it will be important to stay up to date with the newest technologies so that you can be confident that you are setting yourself up for the best trip possible.

However, as a word of caution, even with these new developments, never travel without essential physical documents.

You can feel confident that your trip will be fun, safe, and affordable if you follow these tips.

Alex Sanders
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