Onboard, a website that’s all about cruise travel, aims to directly challenge Cruise Critic and Cruisemates with a posh take on online travel communities. Think Nowness + Quora.
Not deliberately trying to be controversial but the customer is always right, unless they are dead wrong.
Social travel and trip planning provider Traxo thinks it has come up with an automated way to verify the authenticity of reviews of hotels and flightsâ€”and soon for reviews of cruises and rental cars, too.
To the outside, a travel site called CabinGuru seemed like a perfect idea – a cruise planning and information service, perhaps a little bit like the TripAdvisor-owned SeatGuru.
The goal of the US-headquartered site, still in beta, is to focus on the timeshare ownersâ€™ overall vacation experience, from planning the trip to their actual stay.
The luxury hotel platform is an early adopter of Qwiki, an app that turns pictures and videos captured on an iPhone into quickly-edited movies for sharing and that has been downloaded 125,000 times since its launch last week.
On February 15, Wikimedia Foundation announced the settlement of litigation between itself and Internet Brands, which means smooth sailing ahead for new wiki-based travel site Wikivoyage â€” which officially launched in January.