Did you know about these uses of AI for travel (list of tools)?

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These days, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly present in our daily lives, and the travel sector is no exception.

AI is used to help travelers plan and organize their trips, providing personalized recommendations based on their preferences and needs. Tools such as chatbots, voice assistants and travel itinerary management apps use AI to deliver a smoother, more personalized travel experience. In this article, we’ll explore the different ways AI is being used in the travel industry and how this can enhance the traveler experience.

Route planning

AI can help plan a personalized itinerary based on the user’s preferences and travel constraints such as budget, travel dates, preferred activities and desired destinations. For example, the Hopper app uses AI to recommend the cheapest flights and dates based on the user’s preferences.

Travel itinerary management

AI tools can also help organize and plan a personalized travel itinerary based on the user’s preferences. For example, Google Trips is a free app that helps users organize their trip in one place. The app automatically creates a personalized itinerary based on the user’s travel bookings, suggests local activities and restaurants, and provides offline maps and guides.

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Housing recommendation

AI can help recommend accommodations based on user preferences such as proximity to tourist attractions, desired amenities and budget. For example, Booking.com uses AI to recommend hotels based on customer preferences.

Travel assistance

AI helps travelers by providing information on destinations, restaurants, tourist attractions and local events. For example, the TripIt app uses AI to send notifications to travelers about flight delays, gate changes and more.

Instant translation

AI is proving useful to travelers when it comes to communicating with locals, providing instant translation of the local language. For example, Google Translate and Deepl use AI to translate sentences and texts in over 100 different languages.

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Image recognition

AI is proving a great help to travelers in identifying tourist spots, monuments and works of art through image recognition. For example, the Google Lens application uses AI to identify objects and places via photos taken with a smartphone.

Voice assistance for booking tickets

Some travel companies are now offering AI-enabled voice assistants to help travelers book airline tickets or hotel rooms. For example, Kayak, a travel aggregator, has introduced a feature called « Kayak Voice Assistant » that allows users to search for and book travel using voice commands.

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Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the travel industry, offering ever more innovative solutions! These solutions enable travelers to organize their stay in a personalized, efficient and customized way. Examples of the use of AI in travel are multiplying all the time, and technological advances are enabling us to design more and more high-performance tools and services: from finding airline tickets to choosing local restaurants.

AI thus offers a smoother, more enjoyable and richer travel experience, making it easier to plan, book and organize itineraries.

With the prospects offered by the latest technological advances, AI could well become the indispensable travel companion for all travelers in search of new discoveries and unique experiences.