Destination future: Trends and predictions for travel & hospitality

| June 8, 2018

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Today we stand on the brink of the most transformative revolution ever, the era of “connected intelligence”. Driven by smarter devices everywhere, armed with cloud-based services and driven by cognitive intelligence, the world is changing at a dizzying pace and businesses are scrambling to keep up with this reality. Traditional enterprises are being forced to re-imagine their businesses as technology start-ups are conceived as digital-first and have the advantage of being business agile. The falling cost of innovation and low barriers to entry have resulted in hyper-competitive marketplaces.

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A theme park, with more than 40 attractions for the whole family, a water park, five 4-star theme hotels and a 5-star hotel and a convention center make PortAventura World a world of unique experiences.In addition, in 2017, a new theme park dedicated to the Cavallino Rampante was added to the resort's offer: Ferrari Land.

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