The Travel Industry Awaits Smart Local Apps

By Yeoh Siew Hoon

November 2017 FEATURE
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Information technology is radically changing everything, and this includes the travel industry. Penang will do well to catch up and innovate.Technology has enabled the discovery of previously hidden places, as Lionel Yeo of Trip Advisor pointed out during his talk at Echelon Malaysia’s Travel Tech Track earlier this year. From hardware to IoT, fintech and travel, entrepreneurs find the relatively low-cost base of Penang attractive for starting new businesses. The state has become one of the world’s top-rated places for...

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Yeoh Siew Hoon

is the founder of WIT, a media and events company specialising in online travel. She loves to write and she loves to travel. And oh yes, she loves gadgets.