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The travel sharing economy is having its Napster Moment right now

The travel sharing economy is having its Napster Moment right now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Remember 1999? Sure you do. The dotcom bubble was in full effect: come up with any idea, really any idea, and add ".com" to it, and you could raise millions.
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Every travel sharing economy startup pitch rolled into one [VIDEO] - Tnooz

Every travel sharing economy startup pitch rolled into one [VIDEO] - Tnooz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

It is very easy to see why so many startups have become clichés – the circle-jerking over one another, similar pitch language and identikit video presentations. - See more at: http://www.tnooz.com/article/sharing-economy-startup-pitch-video/#sthash.LVHvE64Q.dpuf

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The travel sharing economy is having its Napster Moment right now

The travel sharing economy is having its Napster Moment right now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Remember 1999? Sure you do. The dotcom bubble was in full effect: come up with any idea, really any idea, and add ".com" to it, and you could raise millions.
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Travel Tech Opens Door to Sharing-Economy Newcomers - Associations Now

Travel Tech Opens Door to Sharing-Economy Newcomers - Associations Now | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Travel Technology Association, once the exclusive domain of Priceline and Expedia, is planning to work with new members known for their disruptive tendencies—particularly Airbnb and TripAdvisor.
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Acteurs classiques du tourisme et acteurs de l'économie collaborative, des passerelles évidentes.

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Why Business Travel and the Sharing Economy Aren't An Easy Fit

Why Business Travel and the Sharing Economy Aren't An Easy Fit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Companies within the sharing economy, such as Airbnb, Uber and FlightCar, are looking to cater to managed business travelers because the opportunities are (RT @stein_nick: Why Business Travel and the Sharing Economy Aren't An Easy Fit
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A New Kind Of Vacation In The Sharing Economy

A New Kind Of Vacation In The Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Summer travel in the sharing economy. What's happening to rentals, resorts, and vacations in the age of Airbnb? (A good talk about The Sharing Economy around @Uber & @Airbnb. Is sharing not something we teach everyone since ever?
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trip4real

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Trip4real is global community marketplace that connects travelers seeking authentic, quality experiences with local experts who offer unique activites to do.
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ImpacTrip - Voluntourism, a new way of traveling

ImpacTrip - Voluntourism, a new way of traveling | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Be part of an authentic and responsible way of traveling and encourage the concept of Voluntourism by supporting our socially-driven travel agency ! Boa Viagem
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Disrupting the Travel Industry - An interview with FlightCar

Disrupting the Travel Industry - An interview with FlightCar | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Jenna Abdou & Chase Jennings sit down with Kevin Petrovic, co-founder of FlightCar,the first company to establish a marketplace that allows vehicle owners parking at the airport to rent out their cars to other travelers.
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Luxury Home Rentals Are All the Rage in the Sharing Economy

Luxury Home Rentals Are All the Rage in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Airbnb might be a staple for travelers on a budget, but sharing-economy hotel alternatives are not just for penny-pinchers. Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the new hot spot in the shared-lodging market is luxury condos and plush vacation homes.
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Italian Ghost Towns. A new way of tourism? - Italy Green Travel

Italian Ghost Towns. A new way of tourism? - Italy Green Travel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Let's discover the Top 6 Ghost Town in Italy, each of them has a incredible story and a unique charm. Could be a new form of tourism?
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BetaBoston - How the Sharing Economy impacts your home, wallet, and next trip

BetaBoston - How the Sharing Economy impacts your home, wallet, and next trip | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Mark O'Toole

Collaborative travel. Adventure lodging. Apartment as a hotel. The world of travel is undergoing its biggest change since the dawn of the Internet. How we travel, where we stay and the ways in which we share our experiences are dramatically different today than they were even a few years ago.
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3D printers and female tourism: the future of accessible travel - West - Welfare Society Territory

3D printers and female tourism: the future of accessible travel - West - Welfare Society Territory | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Accessibility and gender-based tourism are revolutionising travel and cities, according to Pier Luigi Sacco, an internationally renowned cultural economist and professor at IULM University of Milan. West met him exclusively at the Lucca Campus Foundation, where he has just been appointed scientific director. “This is a time of great change and experimentation in the field of accessible tourism and I believe we will see a small revolution in this field in the coming years, through the combination of two seemingly distant factors.”

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The sharing economy: A shift in travel trends?

From AirBnB to Feastly, the sharing economy is changing the way we interact with others, and how we make some extra money. These innovative companies are bringing new elements to the peer to peer marketplace within travel. Watch Vayable's founder, Jamie Wong, discuss experience travel and the innovative companies that are influencing the latest travel trends.

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How to Use the Sharing Economy to Travel on a Budget

How to Use the Sharing Economy to Travel on a Budget | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
How to use social networking and sharing websites to travel around the world on a lot less money while having a more unique and local experience. (.@nomadicmatt's blog on the sharing economy and #budgettravel is extremely informative!
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Can Airbnb, Uber, and Other Shared Economy Companies Threaten the Travel ... - DailyFinance

Can Airbnb, Uber, and Other Shared Economy Companies Threaten the Travel ... - DailyFinance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

What began as a new age-ish approach to vacation rentals has now become a trend that is infiltrating the business travel industry. The shared economy, also known as collaborative consumption, makes use of idle rooms, cars, office space, tools, and other items, and has grown significantly since the dawn of Internet-fueled communication and more trusted e-commerce.

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Can Airbnb, Uber, and Other Shared Economy Companies Threaten the Travel Industry?

What began as a new age-ish approach to vacation rentals has now become a trend that is infiltrating the business travel industry. The shared economy, also known as collaborative consumption, makes use of idle rooms, cars, office space, tools, and other items, and has grown significantly since the dawn of Internet-fueled communication and more trusted e-commerce.

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Sharing economy – Disrupting the future of travel | ETC Digital

Sharing economy – Disrupting the future of travel | ETC Digital | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Collaborative consumption was once a utopia for backpackers, hitchhikers and other independent travellers. However, due to technological advances such as Internet and online payments, and against the background of the global economic downturn, this niche has transformed into an economy sector to be reckoned with. Collaborative consumption describes not only an economic shift, but also the social shift away from ownership towards (temporary) access to goods and services. This move towards sharing and collaborative consumption has affected many industry sectors, in particular the travel and tourism industry (Skift).

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#HackTravel: Why No One Will Buy Tourism in the Future

#HackTravel: Why No One Will Buy Tourism in the Future | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ever wondered about the future of travel? I was challenged to speak about it at travel industry conference in Italy. What did I know about tourism?
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation