If we compare the tour enterprise to the Amazon jungle, I think about Google because the crocodile or anaconda, the ferocious predator on a pinnacle of the meals chain patiently waiting to ambush its prey, in this case, the OTAs. Meanwhile, I think about first-rate apps because the piranhas lurking in the water – smaller in size however similarly lethal.
I caught up with Venture Republic Group and LINE travel.Jp CEO Kei Shibata at the current Digital Travel APAC in Singapore and we pointed out the upward thrust of first-rate apps and the hazard they pose to the smaller gamers. We seek for that one call in the tour that resolves all of the ache points of the visitor from starting to cease. Grab, Traveloka, LINE, and WeChat can be the Holy Grail we’re searching out.
Expanding app offerings
In a panel, Shibata confirmed a video of China’s outstanding app WeChat, an app that Chinese use almost normal, no longer only for messaging but for each day activities as well including ordering food and different services. WeChat has 1.08 billion month-to-month energetic users and has a market penetration in China of 79%. WeChat is slowly transferring inside the journey area with the aid of imparting rail tickets for the