Option # 2: E-commerce has dramatically changed how business is conducted through the use of technology and improved business processes. Investigate the technologies that help to build and maintain an E-commerce site and the implications that E-commerce has on an IT organization. You may select a specific E-commerce site or a specific E-commerce market (e.g., travel, entertainment, clothing, food) to complete the assignment.
As the world is moving towards a digital era, business organizations have been forced to conduct and offer their services through online platforms. The main drive behind this is the customer preference for companies that offer their services through platforms that the customers can easily and conveniently access. This shows that for a company to survive in the digital era, it has to go online where it can interact with the buyers or clients and conduct the business. One of the industries that have been pressured to provide its services online is the travel industry. Passengers want to book for their travel without having visited the travel agency headquarters so that as they reach the departure points their tickets and preparation for their flights have been processed as well as hotels to spend. For a business to conduct its business online, it needs a properly developed website. However, to build a good website could not be possible without some technologies required while developing a website. This paper discusses the most important technologies that are needed to develop and maintain a travel agency website such as extensible markup language