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Indian and Indonesian travellers are most technologically advanced

Indian and Indonesian travellers are the most technologically advanced.

Residents from the Asian countries love the digital era and are embracing it when they are travelling too, topping Travelport's Global Digital Traveller league table.

It is the second year running that India has held the top spot of this league table, which looks at their use of voice search, preferring digital room keys and also how many's destinations are inspired by what friends post about travel on social media.

Mark Meehan, managing director for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa of Travelport, said: "India and Indonesia have grown around the smartphone and it's no surprise to see them remain the most digitally engaged in our survey. Companies need to understand how digitally advanced they are and meet the travellers in the digital platforms they're using, like instant messaging apps and social media. Travel brands need to provide the seamless, integrated experience travellers have told us they want."

Gordon Wilson, president and CEO of Travelport, added: "We can all see the way technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. The travel industry has always been about new experiences and adopted new technologies early. This is as true today, with such high demand for voice search and biometric screening, as it was when I joined this industry almost thirty years ago. Travelport is busy innovating, inspiring and experimenting with ways to use new technologies to make buying and managing travel continually better. It's great to see confirmation that today's travellers are already as excited about future technologies as we are about making them."

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