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by Nicola Donovan, Click. Travel Writer, Booking.com

Topic: News

Click. Takeaway

  • The latest Virtuoso® Luxe Report shows travel in 2019 will be highly personalised
  • Research conducted by Tourism Australia and Google’s Think Board shows that virtual reality is set to change tourism
  • Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing leader Grab has closed a US$200m investment from Booking Holdings
  • Marriott workers in San Francisco are still on strike after almost a month
  • Emirates to launch the world’s first “biometric path” in Dubai International airport

1. 2019 is the year of ultra-personalised travel, says report

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/2019-is-the-year-of-ultra-personalized-travel-according-to-the-virtuoso-luxe-report-300740334.html

2. Tourists considering using virtual reality to plan a holiday

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12151948

3. Thousands of Marriott workers still on strike

https://sf.eater.com/2018/10/30/18030008/sf-marriott-hotel-workers-strike-weeks-picketing-protest

4. Emirates unveils world’s first integrated “biometric path”

https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-unveils-worlds-first-integrated-biometric-path-raising-the-bar-for-airport-customer-experience

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Nicola Donovan is a travel writer for Click.

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