Overview: The travel agency used to plan economic tourism routes for tour groups and expensive route making services for personal or small groups. Many people are not satisfied with group tours or expensive personal services. Fortunately, with the huge amount of information from the Internet, the travel agency now can provide a more affordable customizing plan with a better experience through online service.
Geographers at Work: Collecting information of the locations of attractions, restaurants and hotels and transportations between each activity. Predicting traffic situation especially in holiday and giving suggestions about avoiding crowd to make the plan perfect. Analyzing users’ data from previous years to predict the traveling trend.
Skills: GIS, data analysis, information searching and integrating, geovisualization, programming, market analysis.