Alex Bainbridge

 
Alex Bainbridge

Alex is a contributor to tnooz and writes about travel technology, travel startups, in destination guides and the tours & activities sector.

His most recent business TourCMS (sold October 2015) was the original leader in tours & activities distribution, connecting up hundreds of local tour suppliers with leading online travel agents. The industry architecture he put in place during that period is now the regular approach adopted globally by the entire local tour industry.

He is now CEO of a new in destination project coming soon.

Alex has a computing degree, is passionate about usability, speaks French and still writes and reviews code. Follow him on twitter @alexbainbridge

 
Latest tech-driven era in travel needs a new type of rock star leader

I have been in online travel (and offline, before that) long enough to experience a number of distinct eras. The first travel startup …

 
 
startup funding travel

Once you have decided to dedicate the next 5 to 10 years of your life building up a transformative travel startup, the funding …

 
 
destination choice

Web 1.0 travel services tend to start with a website homepage with the question: “Where do you want to go?” The next …

 
 

The travel industry has not been very receptive recently to digital travel startups. Yes, articles are written, conference startup pitch invites are …

 
 
travel music

I was recently thinking (as a hypothetical exercise) about how families choose what day tours or activities to book whilst in a …

 
 
maturing

It would very difficult to put your finger on something that significantly altered in 2014. Yet perhaps the pivotal moment isn’t a …

 
 
business pitch

Every conference nowadays seems to have some kind of pitching opportunity for travel startups. Some consider these timeslots the ideal time to …

 
 
travel disruption

The last few weeks have seen two major travel startup new stories, perhaps giving hope to countless young businesses in the sector. …

 
 
chess technology

Big Data is fast becoming one of those terms that is overused and applied to all sorts of data projects that are, …

 
 
child eureka

Depending upon your pain threshold, running a travel startup is either the most rewarding challenge in your life or it can be …

 
 
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