IT House, December 4, According to Sensor Tower's latest report, as the impact of the pandemic recedes,Nearly 2 billion travel apps were downloaded in the first 10 months of 2022, surpassing the number downloaded in the same period in 2019, with downloads exceeding pre-pandemic levels in major markets such as North America, Europe and Latin America. This follows a 20.6% drop in global travel app downloads in 2020 due to the pandemic.
In terms of downloads, global travel app downloads fell 34.4% year-on-year to 390 million in the second quarter of 2020 due to the pandemic. As the global travel market gradually recovers, the number of travel app downloads increased by 29.5% year on year to 610 million in the second quarter of 2022.Travel app downloads continued to grow to an all-time high of 650 million in the third quarter of 2022。
In Asia, local travel apps dominate the market. Among themFrom local publishers Amap, Kakao T and Grab SuperappRanked first in China, South Korea and Southeast Asia in terms of travel app downloads in 2022.
According to IT Home, the top 10 apps in China's travel app market from January to October 2022 are: Amap, Baidu Map, Railway 12306, Hello, Ctrip, Dida Travel, Tencent Map, Qunar Travel, Tongcheng Travel and Zhixing Train ticket.
In addition, According to Sensor Tower, Uber is the most downloaded ride-sharing app in the world and will remain the world's most downloaded ride-sharing app from 2019 to 2022. Uber has seen a decline in downloads due to the pandemic, but it still far outpaces its competitors.