The Tnooz THack initiative will hit the city of Singapore in October 2011, with a 24-hour hacking event for developers taking place during the WebinTravel conference.
THack is Tnoozâ€™s unique event which brings together travel industry APIs and the development community to brainstorm and and create new digital travel products and web or mobile-based tools.
The event continues and expands on the successful internal developer days held by Abacus in previous years at WIT.
Developers from across the travel, tourism and hospitality industry are welcome to attend, as well as engineers and technicians from local academic institutions in the region.
The events is FREE for developers to attend and participate.
Tnooz is coordinating the collection of APIs being made available to those taking part in the event.
Confirmed so far include (others to be added in the coming weeks):
Open APIs used in previous THack events include:
- Google Maps
- Android voice control
The event will have the following timetable:
Sunday 16 October
- 9am – Siloso 4, Shangri-La Sentosa Resort.
- Various initiatives will run throughout the day.
Monday 17 October
- 9am – development time ends
- 11.45 – presentation of entries at the WIT Bootcamp, Ballroom 2, Suntec Convention Centre.
Tnooz is also hosting its Appy Hour social event at the end of Day One of the main WIT Conference on Tuesday 18 October, from 6pm to 8.30pm (venue TBC).
NB: Travel companies wanting to provide an API and developers wishing to attend should contact Tnooz editor Kevin May for more information.
NB2: Commercial sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Tnooz CEO Gene Quinn.