More than half saying they believe bots, blockchain and augmented reality will have minimal to no impact in the next three years.

Only a fifth of the 134 buyers polled said they see technology ‘significantly improving booking, saving time and money’ by 2022.

However, there appears to be more faith in the abilities of artificial intelligence (AI); 18 per cent of respondents believe it has the potential to ‘revolutionise’ the travel industry over the next three years.