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These advances have not only increased employment but also created different industries as a result. This is one of the reasons that technology is so significant to economic growth. ICT have also inspired other establishment of a global market that didn’t exist before. Through the online marketplace citizens and businesses of all countries/world you can buy and sell goods to anyone in minutes; by doing so it increase the economy’s trade exchange. This digital global marketplace connects individuals in fulfilling their needs and also becoming part of the foreign exchange market; transferring money from one currency to another through online payment services.
You can use friends to find such accommodation but you can opt to use various websites such as Caretaker’s Gazette. Another great option is to use travel agents. Similar to airplane prices, travel agents will often know of great deals when it comes to accommodation and they can help you to find cheap accommodation if you have to go for a hotel. Get a reliable travel agent and specify how much you are willing to pay and for how long if they are good they will find you several options to choose
Thus, showing that the Internet has become a powerful channel for business marketing and communication. The Internet has turned into a virtual market place, where customers have a wide range of products or services to their disposal. Competition and price gather at one place making it easier for the customer to compare products or services and the price (Yang et al., 2004, p. 1). In the hospitality industry to make bookings
It helps tourists and local people who wanted to travel with a cheap price. Convenient and easy, you can always check your destination and book a seat. It makes profits for both client and the company when it saves time and money for customers (Economy, 2016). According to blablacar.com, you can also register to be the driver or a passenger. It is becoming a favorite transport of local people when it offers a chance to experience a ride with strangers, also it can promote the tourism industry when tourists can communicate and travel by a special way.
Therefore, it is extremely important to be in touch with the latest technological trends and have the knowledge required to effectively respond to the challenges of global competition. Internet technology provides high-quality and efficient operations in all economic sectors, including the tourism industry. The Internet has become a support to more complex and critical functions in tourism industry and it contributed to its significant innovation. Due to the appearance of the Internet, information of tourism is easily accessible, connecting all the travellers to the tourism suppliers creating an important marketing and communication channel. For instance, marketers of the tourism industry would make use of the Internet for engaging customers, creating innovation and providing cost effective based marketing
There is no doubt that technology plays an important role in tourism and travel. Most of us are now used to booking our airline reservations online, dealing with telephone trees and other cost saving devices. These technological advances have allowed corporations to save on manpower while at the same time empowering customers to make their own decisions. On the other side of the equation, travellers use more technology than ever before and often the tourism industry has taken advantage of this desire (need) to stay in touch with its clientele. Most of us are now used to being almost harassed with on-line surveys or computer driven telephone calls.
Travel and tourism are inescapably influenced in the tourism business processes by the technological revolution. As information is the most important element of the travel industry, effective use of information technology tools is the central point for obtaining information about the tourism destination markets (Esther Meng-Yoke Tan, 2009;Russell Williams, 2004). As a result all IT systems are spreading fast among a large number of people in everyday life and part of the tourism industry, most especially in Ghana which is still developing. Unlike goods and services that can be seen by consumers, tourism products on the internet are intangible and cannot be checked or touched physically before buying. They are purchased before their period of use and far from their location of consumption.
When you book the hotel sometime you have to pay all of the price but sometime you just pay half of the price for confirm and when you arrive hotel, you will pay the other half. Moreover, sometime you don't must to pay, just wait you arrive hotel and pay all of price. Don't forget to check the date the correct or not. Last one, how to go to your destination. If you go abroad, you need only the plane.
Analysis of the function of tourism is conducted in the measurement of a particular individual and society as a whole. From the point of view of a tourist per trip may be the reason for him to obtain some benefit or to relive a negative experience. Analysis of the opportunities that tourism creates, is the subject of sociological and pedagogical research, especially in educational measurement and educational aspects. The task of the pedagogy of tourism is shaping the attitudes of young people towards tourism activities and promotion of health and active recreation, a personal desire to explore the world. The main functions of tourism are: • the function of recreation-related needs recovery physical and mental forces; • health function is associated with improved health as a result of tourist visits, e.g.