The global tourism sector is expanding rapidly, especially in the Asia Pacific. Against this backdrop, travel technology is playing an ever larger role in tourism value chains. It is changing how travelers seek inspiration for their trips, search, book, experience and share their experiences with others. Key trends in travel technology include the growing role of messaging apps, smart cities and new payment technologies. (Presented by Matt James, senior manager for corporate strategy and business development, Amadeus Asia. Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism – MIST – Bootcamp. May 5, 2017. Siem Reap, Cambodia.)