The winning product in the category for three developers or more at THack @ SFO last week came via Amadeus, using a dizzying array of APIs to create TVote.
Travelport takes a tablet to combine the social graph of Facebook with activities, flights and hotels
Another hack from the recent THack @ SFO event in San Francisco, this time featuring the product created by a development team from Travelport.
Foodies or wine lovers will often design their latest jaunt based specifically on the best spots to eat and drink – but few travel sites reverse engineer the search process.
One of the participants at last week’s THack @ SFO was DataArt, pulling together APIs from Vayant, Travelport and LocalGuiding to create BendMyTrip.
With a mixture of nerves and excitement, Tnooz rolled into San Francisco last week to host the latest stop on its roadshow of developer THack events.
Mashups catering for foodies and consumers happy to allow the wisdom of friends to decide on a trip were the winners of the THack @ SFO this week.
Our THack roadshow for 2012 continues – making its final stop of the year in Singapore during the annual WebInTravel conference this autumn.
Can you create something amazing using travel APIs in just two weeks? But can you also do it alongside some of the smartest developers from the hottest tech region on the planet?
Lest we forget, travel technology – for all its complexities and inherent challenges – is actually a vibrant sector and well mined by the independent developer community.
Voice search, to some extent, is still in its relative infancy in the travel industry despite the buzz around Apple’s Siri and the voice recognition capabilities of Google Android.