A New World of Travel Careers: Opportunities & Possibilities
Technology has opened up a new world of career opportunities in travel, already the world’s largest industry. According to Phocuswright, travel is a $1.3 trillion industry, not including $100b in private accommodation and $100b in tours & activities. Online travel gross bookings in APAC have gone from $4.8b in 2002 to US$137b in 2016 (Phocuswright). And mobile in Asia is leading the transformation. Yeoh Siew Hoon, founder of WIT, kicks off the day.