With a growing population and their increasing zeal for travel, the travel industry has to up their game and offer a better, more efficient, and environmentally friendly experience.
FREMONT, CA: A 21st-century traveler has high expectations for efficiency and has a low tolerance for barriers to global mobility. The answers to smarter travel are also answers to smarter cities and smarter systems. Smart travel planning is the most time, and carbon-efficient method is set to be the next big step for a society that is concerned about sustainability. Travel stays and short-term rental space, coupled with smarter cities, can be achieved through smarter travel. Travelers want to travel smarter and have less of an environmental footprint. For a majority of people, these concepts may seem to be opposite things, but in reality, an efficient and well-planned trip, starting from the car to the airport to home and back, provides a better experience and better for the environment as well as it reduces the friction of travel.
Things that seemed boring and insignificant, like flight path optimization, were considered to be a way to reduce the carbon impact of airports in the late 2010s. The planes circling an airport waiting to land were noisy, carbon-intensive, and inefficient. Currently, there is a widespread practice of optimizing landing, not only because of its massive carbon reduction features but also because it provides the customers with a sense of satisfaction that they are contributing to lessening the negative environmental impact. The added benefit is that more flights are processed more quickly, which in turn increases the profitability of the airport.
The adoption of advanced GPS navigation in the airports the accommodation becomes energy, water, and resource-efficient. A smart way of travel prevails, but it requires better planning and more connected technologies. For instance, the introduction of the car-sharing app has created a huge impact on individual travel.
Similar to a well-planned air and land travel route, a smart stay is also available with advancements in property automation technology. The main objective of modern travelers is to combine smart travel with smart stays so that from door-to-door, their trip is more enjoyable and eco-friendly. The more connected and seamless the trip is, the more it will inspire travelers to live consciously of the world around them.