Google Maps may be upgraded to add multi-modal search and live flight data, in a move that could launch a thousand startup pivots.
An Italian startup thinks it can be a champion when it comes to price comparison of point-to-point transit options.
SNCF, the French Railway, says it may dump Rail Europe, SNCF’s marketing brand, while plotting moves in the online distribution of train tickets for inter-city routes in Europe.
KelBillet helps French travelers book domestic and short-haul journeys by train, bus, car, plane, and rideshare, plus helps them re-sell tickets. It claims 1 million unique visitors a month.
In what could be one of the most interesting new features in the travel startup space this year, point-to-point travel planning site rome2rio is now offering complete journey pricing of trips mapped out on the service.
With the volume of travel APIs that exist out there, it’s hard to know what might best enhance user experience and/or add value
I have a few years of experience of the PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit under my belt – a couple as an on-stage critic and during its most recent outing as CEO of one of the competitors.
The growth of big data and availability of APIs is providing exciting new opportunities for making sense of travel data, even for a fledgling start-up like Rome2rio