AI can help you plan your next trip - if you know how to ask

Experts weigh in on the best ways to use tools like ChatGPT for travel - and how to avoid being duped by AI “hallucinations”

Jun 6, 2023

AI is great for some travel functions, like generating ideas, spotlighting small businesses, and translating languages - but there are tricks to using it well, especially when it comes to traveling.

Key takeaways

  • One of the best uses of AI for travel is to coordinate multiple flights and suggest destinations based on certain parameters, including timing and pricing;
  • AI is skilled at responding to specific interests, whether you’re looking for the best speakeasies in an area or designing a five-day itinerary of off-the-beaten-path museums, events, or tours. It can even suggest dining reservations or find out the price of ticketed events;
  • AI is also useful in finding responses to prompts like “less crowded” or “underrated.” This is because, unlike Yelp, TripAdvisor, or Google, the system pools knowledge from all corners of the web and interprets results to fit your query best - then delivers the information in a conversational way.

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