Imagine a nation of 1.36 billion people from year to year changes the way you book your holiday.
Imagine that this revolution to take place thanks to the cloud technology.
Imagine a change really fast.
Well, now stop imagining because this is the reality.
China, the most populous nation in the world with over 1.36 billion people and has a key role in the evolution of the tourism industry, has completely changed way of booking holidays.
The research of the China International Travel Monitor (published by Hotels.com) showed that the number of Chinese tourists who use the travel agencies have fallen consistently, from 34% in 2014 to 13% in 2015.
At the same time Chinese travelers who use the mechanisms of booking online based on cloud platforms have increased from 53% in 2014 to 80% in 2015 (with prevalent use of smartphones, which rose from 17% in 2014 to 50% in 2015 ).
The Cloud provides access to data and systems from different devices in a flexible manner has a key role in this transformation, thanks to the use of the app on smartphones.
The revolution began, the cloud also won the tourism sector!