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Sempre più aziende di turismo si lanciano nel turismo collaborativo/collettivo, che da alcuni anni sta riscuotendo enorme successo. Il segmento turismo sta vedendo nascere sempre più start up che si basano sul modello condivisione. Questo accade non solo per gli alloggi ma anche per la ristorazione, i trasporti e altre attività relative a questo segmento. Una miriade di ottime idee, alcune delle quali stanno riscuotendo grande successo. In Italia questo segmento non è purtroppo molto noto, ma fa parte a pieno titolo del mondo del turismo e probabilmente ne diventerà uno degli attori principali. Spiace vedere come tra tutte le aziende citate solo Gnammo risulta essere nata in Italia.
With the online travel market booming in most of the countries, China is not lagging behind. Instead, it is quite ahead than its competitors. China’s online travel industry is estimated to grow exponentially with online travel revenue touching $75 billion mark by 2017. The online travel brands of this region have grabbed the attention of... Read more »
Expedia has a two-fold approach for each and every market. Firstly, building own brands organically and secondly, partnering with strong local brands. Currently,the company is looking at optimizing marketing mix, looking at new payment options other than Alipay and also sharpening hotel content via contracting as well as tie-ups with local OTAs.
Last week at SATTE we met various brands that are innovating in the B2B space. QuadLabs was one of them. The technology company focuses on providing solutions for travel industry and has recently launched a new product for travel agents in India. This new product is called Konnect.travel and we got a chance to have... Read more »
Fropcorn, a hyper-local content distribution venture aimed at providing entertainment to travellers, has partnered with GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) to start Wi-Fi service at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. This makes Rajiv Gandhi International Airport the first airport in India to provide freedom to passengers to download a wide range of blockbuster movies, TV... Read more »
Firebnb aide les hôtes à trouver des voyageurs pour les dernières nuitées libres de leur logement sur Airbnb. Rencontre avec Maxime Blum, CEO de Firebnb. Qui sont les fondateurs ? Thierry Jouannic, CTO, Adrien taravant, CMO et moi-même, Maxime Blum, CEO. J’ai rencontré Adrien sur une mission pour la direction générale Pôle Emploi, il y a trois ans. Nous …
By March 2016, over half of the 10,500 hotels rooms in Zurich will have tablets for guests to use to order services in the hotel and learn about the destination outside the hotel. The rest of the rooms should be outfitted by the end of the next year. The rise of the 'smart city' mega-trend hinges on widespread digital connectivity. By developing platforms for more people and more things to communicate with each other - the basic foundation of a smart urban ecosystem - municipal and corporate leaders worldwide are developing new business opportunities in every sector, including tourism. With other destinations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona, Vienna, Singapore, Sydney and many more now positioning themselves as smart cities, the business value of that is becoming more apparent to attract both leisure and business markets. Find out more.
#The clock is ticking fast and we are very excited about the first Travel Startup Knockdown. The event hosted in association with TechForum@OTM is an attempt to identify disruptive business ideas in travel. It will offer these startups a platform to showcase their ideas and gain media recognition, networking opportunities and potential investor access. The... Read more »
China’s first blogger, Isaac Mao is a visionary entrepreneur, the man behind ‘sharism’, a well known software architect & social technology researcher. More recently, Mao and his team are working on a new product,”Aivvy” that utilises IoT (Internet of Things) to redefine the way you listen to music while travelling. In simple-terms, Aivvy eliminates the need of a... Read more »