Speakers at Travolution’s Travel Innovators session at Eyefortravel in London on Thursday said that with more travel booking moving online, firms would adapt to use fewer staff per booking when discussing the results of Travolution’s annual Innovation report. Dave Jones, director of Atcore, said: “Manufacturing is a very interesting industry to compare to travel. If you go back ten to fifteen years, when lastminute.com and Expedia had just been born, manufacturing had nothing like the technology we saw in travel. But that’s changed a huge amount. “There’s a huge drop off in employment in manufacturing but at the same time there’s as massive increase in productivity in the manufacturing industry. They are doing a whole load more than before with a whole load less staff. I think that’s a trend that we’ll start to see through travel.” Get the full story at Travolution