The role of modern technology in the development of tourism sector student / Hadi Abbas Mousa and / Mohammed Gamal Al-Tayef

The need for the tourism sector at all levels to inform information technology and information systems to achieve its objectives through some variables and the following conditions:
1. The complexity of the environmental variables affecting the tourism organization, whether internal or external factors and variables that have already been discussed, which necessitates the tourism organization to respond to the requirements of providing information about the activities and activities of these organizations and the use of modern technology for the purposes of planning, monitoring, monitoring and coordination and providing integrated statistics on the branches of the tourism sector National level.
2. The growing demand for domestic and international tourism requires tourism organizations and establishments to provide new tourism products, diversified and diversified services, diversify the diversity of tourism resources, and “quality” at the highest possible level, making the tourism organization set goals and appropriate policies and activities to meet this growing demand for tourism. Where information systems and the provision of accurate database are urgent and necessary.
3 – Increasing the strength of competition in the domestic and international tourism and hotel market and the desire to obtain the best share in the tourism market and maintain this percentage through the adoption of the method and technology of good and appropriate information systems.
4 – Expansion of the size of tourism projects and units operating within the tourism sector, which makes the process of planning, organization, staffing, control and coordination and follow-up implementation of plans for projects without the existence of a very effective and effective operational information network and communication systems “This point brings us to the next important point.
5. Expansion and integration of tourism projects such as mega hotel chains and airlines, the establishment of large integrated tourist complexes and cities, the establishment of travel agencies, tourist offices inside and outside the country, information centers, tourist guides, etc., complicate the organizational structure of these enterprises, The scope of supervision of all branches and levels of management shows the urgent need for the information network and the means of communication technology that make the relationship possible and directly between the implementation and management sites.
6. As a result of the expansion of the activities of the tourist organizations, there will be more growth in the labor force and at different levels of skill, both at the level of the official tourism system in the country (ministry, commission, council) or the various tourist and hotel establishments (hotels, travel agencies, Restaurants, etc.). This requires an integrated information and information base as well as “quality” for the management, organization and planning of the workforce in these different organizations.
7. The rapid development of information technology, which makes the management of tourism projects can not ignore the technological development in the field of information and its adoption in making decisions available to solve the problems and challenges faced by the fierce competition in the domestic and global tourism market to reduce the chances of mistakes and threats to risks in the external environment.