Explore the latest PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Travel Apps to discover the top players in the evolving travel tech industry. See who leads, who falls, and who stands out in 2023.
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Evolving Landscape in Travel Tech
As the travel industry charts its course through rapid changes, keeping a finger on the pulse of the technology powering it is essential. The PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Travel Apps is invaluable in understanding which applications are setting the pace.
Big Shuffles in the Rankings
This latest ranking shows that the race to be the top app in the travel industry is closely contested. While some maintained their positions, others either fell behind or, in some cases, did not even make it to the list this time.
The Elite Top 5
In a remarkable turn of events, Airbnb and Booking.com share the top spot with a tie for No. 1, each boasting a score of 98. This move resulted in Expedia being nudged to the second position, even though it is behind with a commendable score of 93.
Coming in third, Hopper has slipped one position from its previous rank, earning a score of 88 this round. Vrbo holds firm at No. 4, although it has seen a dip of five points from the previous month, now standing at 83. Skyscanner is racing out the top five, which witnessed a decline, moving down two spots with a score of 82.
The Competitive Top 10
Beyond the top five, the competition remains fierce. Hotels.com slid down to No. 6 with a score of 68. Following closely, AllTrails claimed the No. 7 spot, scoring 67 and pushing Kiwi.com down a rank in the process.
In a tie for the eighth position, Kiwi.com and Priceline each garnered a score of 59. Not too far behind and maintaining its position, KAYAK stands at No. 9 with 48 points. Concluding the top ten, Viator Tours & Activities experienced a drop, landing at No. 10 with a score of 47.
The travel tech industry is ever-evolving, and the battle to be the top app is relentless. This ranking offers a clear picture of the current leaders and hints at the trends and preferences of users today. As travelers gear up for new adventures, these apps will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping their experiences.