TripAdvisor has just unveiled a new site/mobile experience launching in late 2018 that may dramatically effect the digital travel landscape.
Skyscanner is excited to be partnering with ForwardKeys to deliver two new behavioral analytical techniques within ForwardKeys’ Flight Searches tool, branded ‘Travel Willingness’ and ‘Catchment Area’, which aim to provide insights into macro traveler trends.
The travel startup niche is a lot less active these days than it once was. The big names, TripAdvisor, Kayak, Airbnb, Uber, and a slew of others have snatched the attention and loyalty of many. Right now these, are in a sort of “no holds barred” competition to become the Facebook of travel, with a lot of niche value going on in between. Speaking of niches, there’s a lot of room for traveler utility and for developing to sell startup action too.
Now that my invite to travel Triptease has been mailed, received, and opened, the latest in a line of online travel tools gets a bit of Argo love, or hate, depending. If ever you feverishly desired making a magazine from your travels, Triptease may just be your dream come true. Let’s find out 1 -2 -3.
There are so many special needs it seems, no matter what you endeavor to do in life. Business, pleasure, necessary or vacation travel planning, the same holds true in nearly everything from shopping for groceries to lapping up luxurious wines, everything is optimized these days. And for good reason.
It’s flights and hotels that consume most of our funds when traveling. And it’s usually the plane tickets that we book first – because they set the beginning and end dates, as well as the intermediary stops during our itinerary. This is especially for traveling far away, but even on short routes, it’s often the air travel services that are most expensive. So, fining your way to save on flights, will obviously make your entire trip cost a lot less!
I am the world’s biggest fan of very advanced search technology. My partner and I, our whole team, we are also travel fanatics. The world around us is so amazing, words seldom suffice actually. A big question came to my mind today as I read Venturebeat about a startup called Desti. “Do I really want or need somebody or something to do my traveling for me?” That’s my question.
Azerbaijan is one of the most progressive tourist destinations in the world since the outpouring of interest after Eurovision. As an indicator of just how quickly things are ramping up there, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Abulfaz Garayev, just announced this morning the his agency’s need for tourism professionals.
Have you tried the new app from TUI? Thomson launched their MyThomson smartphone app for free download last Friday without too much fanfare, but discount vouchers and a wealth of info on destination excursions should have brought out more party poppers. Let’s take a look at the app.
TravelAvenue, a startup focused on image oriented share for travel, is a Pinterest-ish development travelers may want to watch. We gave the product the once over this morning, here’s what we discovered.
Stay.com, which was named one of TIME Magazine’s Top 50 websites in 2010, offers a new collaborative travel app that allows users to navigate a ‘city in their pocket’ by downloading their own guides for use offline, saving on international data charges. Each combines advice from Stay.com’s international travel experts, partner sites, input from fellow travelers and friends and users’ own preferences. The Stay.com app can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store, Google Play and www.stay.com.
Triposo, the brainchild travel startup from ex-Googler’s Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga, just announced their new iOS app, the story arriving via TechCrunch. So, Argo Travel News decided to take a look under the hood of this fascinating new travel guide/suggestion engine.
Travel and tourism has always been one of the fastest growing business sectors worldwide. Even in these difficult times, leisure activities across the globe serve investors and the people who travel well.
Google’s seemingly never ending list of improvements and refinements to search received the latest “tweak” with concert information in real time. Released yesterday with little or no fanfare, Google users can now see live concert and artist info including; dates, venues, and links to sites offering tickets. Tools for locals and tools for travel come to light in the last two days.
Cruising the open ocean on a huge and luxurious ship that sports everything from a full dinner theater to an on-deck pool is the relaxing vacation method of choice for many people all over the world; the real trick is learning how to make the most of your experience, both on the ship and off.