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Cognitive Travel Optimizer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248570D
Publication Date: 2016-Dec-20
Document File: 1 page(s) / 28K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a cognitive travel optimizer. The method/process includes planning a complex multi-location travel agenda, which receives and compiles a variety of inputs from the client and outputs a customized travel plan that meets the client’s interests, budget, date range, locations, etc.

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Cognitive Travel Optimizer

People want a simple method for creating complex travel plans that meet expectations . Today there is not an existing tool that compiles multiple inputs to the best sequences of events while visiting multiple locations.

The novel contribution is a cognitive travel optimizer. The method/process includes planning a complex multi-location travel agenda, which receives and compiles a variety of inputs from the client and outputs a customized travel plan that meets the client’s interests, budget, date range, locations, etc. This method/process gives the client the best itinerary while matching all interests and desired events along the way according to the best value.

The cognitive travel optimizer is a tool for customizing a client’s travel searches according to the client’s preferences (i.e. points that are the most valuable). The client inputs preferences, including (but not limited to):

• Budget

• Cities

• Events/interests

• Date range (i.e., number of days at a given location)

• Type of travel (e.g., automobile, airplane, train, etc.)

• Rental information with respect to logistics at the location (e.g., bicycles, scooters, cars, etc.)

• The number of people traveling together

• Dietary restrictions

The tool accesses and analyzes the client’s inputs. It then automatically forms and outputs travel suggestions.

The cognitive travel optimizer can accommodate a client’s request for traveling across multiple destinations. It creates a simple travel pla...