Robotics in Travel and Tourism – Thematic Intelligence

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Robotics in Travel and Tourism Theme Analysis Report Overview

Robotics in travel and tourism can contribute to operational efficiency and cost saving, as well as safety, customer service, and guest experience. Robots can offer room service deliveries, cleaning services, inspection services using drones, translation services, and customer service, improving operational efficiency. As robotic intelligence and cloud robotics develop, coordinated cleaning fleets and language translation check-in assistants will become more common and useful, but human staff will not be replaced.

The robotics in travel and tourism thematic intelligence report takes an in-depth look at look at how important robotics are in the travel and tourism sector. The report also highlights companies making their mark within the theme, and the relative position of these companies within the airlines, rail and road transport, and lodging sectors is summarized.

Robotics in Travel and Tourism – Industry Analysis

The robotics industry is worth $70 billion in 2022. Innovation coming from applications in manufacturing will spill over to areas such as logistics and healthcare. Robots will become smarter and more lightweight. The widespread adoption of cloud computing will also give industrial robots continuous access to data to improve the interaction with robots in the field, enhancing performance and contributing to the sector’s growth.

The robotics in travel and tourism industry analysis also covers:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent trends
  • Company filings trends
  • Hiring trends
  • Robotics Timeline

Service and Industrial Robots Revenue (2020-2030)

Service and Industrial Robots Revenue (2020-2030)

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Robotics in Travel and Tourism - Value Chain Analysis

GlobalData’s robotics value chain consists of four segments: hardware components, software components, robot manufacturing, and robotics as a service.

Software components: In recent years, software has become an increasingly important part of the robot design process. Due to the nature of the industry historically, most of the software powering industrial robots is proprietary and closed, only compatible with systems from one robotics company. This is changing with the emergence of software specialists that have developed robot operating systems (ROSs). There is even a popular open-source project, known as ROS-Industrial, that is extending the capabilities of ROSs to manufacturing automation and robotics.

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

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Leading Robotics Adopters in Travel & Tourism Industry

Some of the leading travel & tourism companies that are currently deploying robotics are China Eastern Airlines, easyJet, Edmonton Airport, Hamad International Airport, and Hyatt Hotels, among others.

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Leading Robotics Vendors in Travel & Tourism Industry

Some of the leading vendors associated with the robotics theme are Cognex, Cyberdyne, Estun Automation, FANUC, and HollySys, among others.

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Specialist Robotics Vendors in Travel & Tourism Industry

Some of the specialist robotics vendors in the travel and tourism sector are Aerowash, Aethon, Bear Robotics, Blue Pin, and CTRL Robotics, among others.

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Airports Sector Scorecard – Robotics Theme

At GlobalData, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our sector scorecards have three screens: a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen. The airport sector scorecard has three screens:

  • The thematic screen tells us who are the overall leaders in the 10 themes that matter most, based on our thematic engine.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • Our risk screen ranks companies within a sector based on overall investment risk.

Airports Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

Airports Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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Robotics in Travel and Tourism Market Overview

Report Pages 64
Regions Covered Global
Market Size (2022) $70 billion
Value Chains Hardware Components, Software Components, Robot Manufacturing, and Robotics as a Service
Leading Robotics Adopters China Eastern Airlines, easyJet, Edmonton Airport, Hamad International Airport, and Hyatt Hotels
Leading Robotics Vendors Cognex, Cyberdyne, Estun Automation, FANUC, and HollySys
Specialist Robotics Vendors Aerowash, Aethon, Bear Robotics, Blue Pin, and CTRL Robotics


  • This report provides an overview of robotics in travel and tourism.
  • This report explains why robotics will continue to grow in importance for the travel and tourism industry.
  • This report outlines how an effective robotics strategy can enhance the traveler experience and contribute to operational efficiency.
  • This report provides examples of what companies and organizations in the travel and tourism industry are doing in reaction to this theme, and how they create differentiation.
  • We highlight travel and tourism companies that are leading in this theme.

Reasons to Buy

  • To access market size and growth forecasts of the robotics market
  • To identify leaders and laggards across lodging and cruises, airlines, and airports
  • To understand the key challenges facing the travel and tourism industry, and how these challenges increase the need for robotics
  • To access case study examples of robotics investment in the travel and tourism industry, including customer service robots, operational robots, and exoskeleton robots
  • To understand robotics adoption using alternative datasets and analysis showing robotics patents, company filings, and hiring trends in the travel and tourism sector
  • GlobalData’s thematic research ecosystem is a single, integrated global research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors. It has a proven track record of identifying important themes early, enabling companies to make the right investments ahead of the competition, and securing that all-important competitive advantage.

A&K Robotics







Bear Robotics

Best Western Hotels and Resorts

Blue Pin

Bristol Robotics Laboratory


China Eastern Airlines



CRTL Robotics


Delta Air Lines


Edmonton Airport

Estun Automation



Harmonic Drive

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Henn-na Hotel








Intuitive Surgical


JR East Group


Keenon Robotics

Key West International Airport


LATAM Airlines

London Heathrow Airport



Microsonic Solutions


MSC Cruises


Nordic Dino

Northrop Grumman




Philadelphia Airport


Resort World Las Vegas

Rockwell automation

Royal Caribbean Cruises


Samsung Electronics


Shangri La Asia

Shezhen ExcelLand Technology

Siasun Robot & Automation

Softbank (Arm)

Southwestern Airlines



TE Connectivity

TMM Automation


United Airlines

Wizz Air.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 

Executive Summary 

Robotics Value Chain 

  • Robot manufacturing
  • Hardware components
  • Software components
  • Robotics as a service

Travel & Tourism Challenges 

The Impact of Robotics on Travel & Tourism

Case Studies 

Data Analysis 

  • Market size and growth forecasts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent trends
  • Company filings trends
  • Hiring trends
  • Robotics timeline


  • Leading robotics adopters in travel & tourism
  • Leading robotics vendors
  • Specialist robotics vendors in travel & tourism

Sector Scorecard 

  • Airports sector scorecard
  • Attraction operators sector scorecard


Further Reading 

Our Thematic Research Methodology

About GlobalData 

Contact Us 

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