"Like many industries, the travel sector has evolved massively over the last decade. The digital era has brought with it a whole host of opportunities for travel companies and consumers alike. Companies operating in the sector can reach a global audience with relative ease, while consumers are offered the convenience of buying their perfect holiday from the comfort of their own homes. These changes mean that high street bookings are slowly becoming a thing of the past, with 76% of UK residents booking online, as opposed to 19% which are made in person. With a massive variety of destinations, airlines, accommodation and different excursions on offer in one place, it is easy to see why. As well as this, more and more people are now suffering from the dreaded 'Facebook Envy' as friends and family post photos online in various beautiful locations around the world. The rise in social media usage has resulted in 18% of total internet users using some form of online media to research and plan their travel. This figure rises to 44% for 16-24 year olds who dominate many social media platforms. Get the full story at TravelMole