It’s interesting watching how startups evolve – San Francisco-based Zozi started out in 2009 as Ekoventure, an intermediary in multi-day tours and activities.
With the newspapers full of travel shop closures and general high street woes, perhaps it’s time to borrow from another sector.
Since the turn of the millennium the industry has been focused on flights, hotels, car hire. Flights, hotels, car hire. Worth repeating so you remember how dull it is.
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring China-based Trave.ly, a marketplace that connects travellers with local and expat guides offering tours, activities and experiences.
Extraordinary amount of intense debate recently regarding issues around person-2-person (P2P) business models for tours and accommodation.
One common theme when technical discussions turn to Person-to-Person (P2P) marketplaces is the concept of availability control.