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The Benefits of Mobile Apps for Travel Businesses

The existence of apps in present days has transformed the experience of traveling. From GPS to hotel reviews, booking travel tickets to checking room availability or giving people artificial intelligence tour guides; these are no small changes.

It’s a handy companion tool available for travelers in smartphones. They can organize and discover travel resources and plan accordingly in the app itself. This is why the demand of travel apps is increasing in a lightening fast. Hence, the travel industry boasts myriad opportunities to grow big in their dedicated business.

Not just that, but the mobile apps are also known for playing many other roles in the travel industry. It has proved its potential. For this reason, the travel companies are rushing to invest in mobile applications today. Let’s see what are they:- 

  1. Provides customized services to suit traveler needs

The mobile apps are the best source to target the customers and engage them with your service. These days, people are more attentive on their smartphones. Hence, travel companies have started delivering customized services. Services that would fit the traveler’s exact needs like accommodation, packing, airline booking, etc.

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The linchpin of customized services is to understand what a customer is looking for. You have to find out the specific requirements that the travelers need for a trip. Based on the understanding you can provide features that they would look for while they are on the move.

Have you ever used SkyScanner, TripIt, PackPoint, TripAdvisor, HERE Maps, LiveTrekker, Google Translate? These are the most successful mobile apps who deliver to fit the traveler’s exact needs. They are the benchmarks for other travel companies out there.

It’s all about giving travelers whatever they want. It will enhance their experiences, before, during and after traveling. Thus, it increases the need for mobile app development for the travel industry. Find out more travel apps that are successful this year. Also, those are evolving the travel industry exponentially.

  1. Bridge the gulf between travelers and travel service providers with a strong connectivity

The app does its magic, so if you play your cards right, then the customers will find you. Mobile apps are connecting the gap between the travelers and the travel service providers. There’s a smorgasbord of facilities available in mobile apps for travelers. Be it for searching, planning, booking or choosing packages, everything is under one platform. It promises to cut back on the travel hassle by combining the trip plans into a simple itinerary.

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App users would get regular updates on their smartphones about booking details, hotel availability, etc. They get updates and information through message alerts and push notifications. It automatically digs through their inbox for sending alerts throughout their trip. (ALERTS ON: reservation confirmations, flight boarding times, hotel check-ins, special offers, discounts, etc.). It helps travel companies to build strong connectivity with the travelers.

  1. Its robust features ensure an amazing experience with worry-free vacation

Proper planning makes all the difference between a stressful trip and a hassle-free vacation. In making a proper holiday plan, mobile apps play the most important role. There are so many requirements of traveling. From choosing a bus and flight to staying in a guest house and lavish star hotels. Thrilling bungee jumping and scuba diving to visiting stunning places. Without a mobile app, it can seem like a difficult decision to choose and plan a trip. Fortunately, the smartphones with its life-saving travel apps are here to help. Well, all thanks to the travel industry.

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Earlier it was more and more challenging to connect with the travel service providers. But now, mobile apps make it easier. It has become the best option for the avid travelers in a small-time. There is no shortage of mobile applications when speaking about a hassle-free experience. LoungeBuddy, Expensify, Airbnb are a few of them with which travelers plan the vacay by their own. They can access to the comprehensive information of holiday destinations in the app. They can discover, book and experience the world with exciting deal packages. For this reason, they are more fond of such kinds of mobile apps to make use of.

  1. Exciting offers for those with mobile apps grabs the customer’s attention

It has become much easier for travelers to quench their wanderlust with the scope of mobile apps. Yet, there are thousands of travel-related apps out there. Although, your app has to stand out among them to get more business. Providing exclusive offers with exciting deal packages would attract more customers. You must have seen the already existed online travel agencies like MakeMyTrip, Trivago, etc. They offer special discounts to add more value and draw customers into their platform.


Does your travel industry need a mobile app that can help drive your business to the next level? Contact Riktam Technologies. We are among the top mobile app development companies with 10 years of expertise. We have created many successful Android and iOS apps under our belt. We have delivered some of the most amazing travel apps with today’s best features. CaptivaTour, MyBusTickets, Trip Albums, and Discover Nature are some of our creations. Get in touch with us to get a free consultation.

  • Juliya Murphy says:

    Hi, A few months ago, a friend purchased a smartphone, and sent a message to me – I Got One Too. Initially, he felt it was not that important to have a smartphone but now I see a different person in him. He got with the times — now that the world of information has gone mobile, there is no going back, and everyone finally seems to know it.

  • Marta Rivera says:

    Nice article with informative content. This is the age of the pocket travelling. The benefits of travel mobile apps will be known only when you are actually travelling. Because, with a few of these in your pocket, you may never look at the world in the same way again.

  • Salva Cox says:

    Apart from discounts on tickets, we can also provide travel accessories as goodies or for rent like neck cushions, eye-masks, locks, swiss knives and more while travelling. I really feel that these accessories are also very important. People might need them while travelling. We have mobile apps selling these items but we can also add them to travel apps to make the trip hassle free.

  • Daniel Cooper says:

    Excellent article! Travel apps contain all the essential information for its users to make a holiday trip worry-free. The basic guides are free! The travel apps also help to make offline searches of routes, travel times and charges simple from anywhere at anytime.

  • Kira Reed says:

    Yes, definitely! Mobile computing is becoming popular these days because of the increasing demand of users for mobile applications. Good to hear that there is a lot of extra tools like this. This will be such an advantage for us to have.

  • Nick Cooper says:

    Nice article with informative content. It is very valuable info for app developers. Having a good vacation was always daydreaming. Thanks to smart-phones. Apps are revolutionizing….

  • Denis Bell says:

    Fortunately, with these travelling mobile apps, you no longer need to rely on travel agents and robust map catalogs when planning or experiencing your next vacation.

  • Yaroslav Boon says:

    Hi, I travel a lot. Earlier, the most important part of my vacation was the hotels I choose. I always made sure that I am staying in the best hotel. But the confusion was always running in my mind if I am in a right hotel. Moreover availability of the accommodation was the next stage of thought. I felt reservations were also hectic. I used to call the hotel many times to make sure everything would be in place. Thanks to travelling mobile apps. It has helped me taking decisions and planning my vacations very smooth.

  • Boris Moore says:

    Good article! When it comes to travelling, we all need some assistance. Thanks to the smartphone era, we have thousands of apps for the assistance. They help us to solve all our problems, and they can make our journey a little easier, little smarter and a little cheaper as well.

  • Wilson says:

    Thanks for this article, it’s really helpful. Some travel apps are available for free and some are paid. Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. For such kind of apps, we can plan for some offers to convince people to download it.

  • rekha41 says:

    Very nice article, It is helpful and informative content and It is very valuable info for app developers.Thank you for sharing!!

  • Ankur Singh says:

    Too much useful info 🙂
    Thanks for this post

  • Preeti Sahu says:

    Hi Ankur,

    Glad you liked our post and find it useful! Thanks for your kind words.

  • Samuel Roy says:

    Nowadays mobile app development is becoming more and more popular. Many travel industries are into developing mobile apps for their business to attract new and existing customers. It is more helpful to the users by using smartphones the user can book the vehicle to go one place to another place easily through mobile apps. The user can track the vehicle where it is or if they are in wrong direction user can find out through tracking option.

  • Samuel Roy says:

    Now a days many travel companies are developing mobile apps to their business. People can easily book nearby cab through mobile app to go from one place to another within estimated time.

  • Anoop Srinivasan says:

    Now a days with out technology nothing we can do in world. Majorly mobile apps are very helpful in our life. Like this for travel business most of the peoples are using mobile apps to travelling one place to another place. So if you want to success in your travel business, you need to maintain good and user friendly apps for your business then only you can achieve you goals.

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