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Indonesia second in global ranking of digital travelers

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, November 30, 2018  /  11:01 am
Indonesia second in global ranking of digital travelers

Indonesian travelers are considered among the most proficient in utilizing apps for travel purposes, based on Travelport surveys. (Shutterstock/Africa Studio)

United Kingdom-based travel commerce platform Travelport released the results of its Global Digital Traveler Research 2018 recently. The online surveys analyzed different digital traveler habits, with 16,200 respondents participating from 25 countries. 

Indonesia ranks second on the list, a spot higher than last year, as reported by kompas.com.

India tops the list for the second consecutive year, while Brazil, China and Nigeria ranked in third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

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Most of the respondents in the surveys said gadgets were considered vital for tourists. In fact, almost half of the respondents said they booked and paid for travel expenses using apps.

Features such as electronic payments, audio search and electronic hotel room were also considered helpful in planning the trips.

Travelport is a travel commerce platform belonging to Travelport Worldwide Ltd. It provides technology, distribution, payment and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry. (iru/wng)