在过去的几十年中，旅游业发生了巨大的变化。互联网的出现是了解旅游业持续发展的重要原因之一。随着互联网的发展，出现了大量的电子商务。这也导致了这些公司赚钱方式的改变。由于新技术的应用，客户可能对公司的流程越来越感兴趣。这是可能的，在更大的定制的帮助下，也可能是设施，这可能是不同的合作伙伴之间的合作的结果。由于信息通信技术的应用，给旅游公司带来了大量的新机遇。这些都是最近越来越多的定制。除此之外，还引入了一些新的定价方案，进一步导致旅游业的变化。一些新的预订系统如GDS(全球分销系统)和CRS(客户预订系统)已经取得了进展。这也导致了旅游业中大量经营活动的变化(Buhalis & Law, 2008)。一般来说，不同的业务模型的发展是由于外部和内部的压力。这种现象也可能适用于作为旅游业一部分的不同商业模式。旅游业是世界上最赚钱的行业之一。在当今时代，它面临着激烈的市场竞争。因此，可以这样说，商业模式的出现是为了满足企业的需求，确保企业在一致的基础上获得一致的利润和成功。
There have been a large number of changes in the tourism industry in the past few decades. One of the most important reasons which may count to be important for the understanding of the constant development of the tourism industry is the emergence of Internet. Because of the growth of internet, there has been the development of the large number of e-businesses. This has also led to the change in the methods in which the companies have made their money. As a result of the new technology, the customers may be interested more and more in the processes of the company. This is possible with the help of the larger customization and also be the facilities which maybe as a result of the collaboration among different partners. Because of the adoption of ICT, there have been a large number of new opportunities for the tourist companies. These have been more and more customization in the recent times. In addition to this, there has been introduction of the number of new pricing schemes further leading to the changes in the tourism industry. There has been advancement in the form of some of the new reservation systems such as GDS (Global Distribution System) and CRS (Customer Reservation systems). This has also led to the change in the large number of operations in the tourism industry (Buhalis & Law, 2008). In general, the different business models evolve because of the pressure which may be implemented because of the external and the internal forces. This kind of phenomenon may also be applicable for the different business models which are the part of the tourism industry. One of the most profitable sectors in the world is the travel sector. In the present times, it has been facing a fierce competition in the market. Thus, it can be stated that the business models emerged with the view to meet the demands of the business and to ensure the consistent profits and the success for the companies on a consistent basis.