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Why a responsive website can help people who travel around the world  

on February 11, 2015 at 11:55am |Updated on February 2, 2024 at 12:01pm Globe and exercise book on the white student's desk

For many people, travelling to various countries around the globe can be a lot of fun. However, it can also be very demanding. It can be demanding in, for example, how financially expensive – obviously – it is and how much thorough reading and research is necessary, both before and during travel.

Naturally, many travellers will look for information that they need by using the Internet – commonly through Internet-ready smartphones rather than relying on computers in Internet cafés or hotels. This begins to clarify why you can use a website with a responsive accessible design to help many travelling people to get the useful information that they require.

“Where’s the Berlin Wall? It was in Berlin, wasn’t it?”

Put yourself in the position of someone who is set to journey to various countries. Maybe they could start in London, cross into Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum, journey to Berlin to see what remains of the Berlin Wall, then visit Vienna, the city that inspired the famous Ultravox song… you should get the picture by now. When someone has a lot of places and attractions to visit in quick succession, they could easily forget some crucial information. They could find themselves asking questions like “Where’s the Berlin Wall? It was in Berlin, wasn’t it?” and “What parts of this city did Midge Ure visit again?”

You can have a useful website ready for taking advantage

When they are asking such questions, they will likely promptly whip out their Internet-enabled smartphones and look for the answers to these questions through use of that ever-popular Internet search engine Google. Should you have a website that provides much useful information for travellers, it could be the website that they first access after using Google. Furthermore, should that website have a responsive web design that makes it easier to view and, therefore, use through a smartphone? These journeyers are likely to not only access that website, but also stay with it and even make repeat visits due to their past pleasant experiences with the website.

You can, of course, take great advantage of this situation through monetising the website with advertising. Remember though, that a responsive website design can provide a great foundation for a website that succeeds in helping many travellers to realise that, actually, little of the Berlin Wall still stands, but they can at least still see the Berlin Wall Memorial.

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