We recently worked alongside Techtalk.travel and Hotelschool The Hague to map out the history of hotel and travel technology. The goal was to visualize how technology has evolved in hospitality, going as far back in time as possible. The result is the History of Hotel & Travel Technology infographic.
Download the infographic (PDF) here.
How to read this chart
The chart shows the chronological evolution of the major technologies in hotel and travel technology, ranging from elevators up to today’s cloud-based PMS systems.
Global Impact Timeline
At the top of the chart are major global events that serve as anchors. One can often see major leaps in technological evolution happening shortly after a major event.