Forget the sunscreen and beach towel; travellers top holiday companions are mobile phones, according to a new study.
Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study 2013 has revealed that 80 percent of travellers identified mobile phones as the most essential item when on holiday, followed by cameras (70 percent), computers (54 percent), and other entertainment devices (32 percent).
The data also showed that 65 percent of all global travellers carry a smartphone when they travel.
When it comes to travellers being technologically savvy, 73 percent of Asian holiday-makers chose to check-in online when travelling internationally, while 77 percent of Asian tourists share their experiences online after returning home. Read more
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