Photos: 16 ways tech is changing the tourism industry

1. Skyhour

From designing hotel rooms to on-the-go fitness apps, tech is making its way to all sectors of traveling and the tourism industry. Here are 16 ways technology is making travel easier, safer, and more fun.

The technology behind person-to-person payment systems and apps has made its way to the travel sector in the form of Skyhour. In the app, people can gift skyhours, which are fixed at $60 for one hour in skytime. The recipient can redeem the skyhours on flights with over 350 international and domestic airlines.

Image: Skyhour

By Olivia Krauth

Olivia Krauth is an Education Reporter at Insider Louisville.