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Travelomy brings geo-location and real-time updates to travel guides
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Travelomy focuses on three key aspects – rich content, geo-location and social media – and uses them effectively to build a useful information source for a traveller. Travelomy also...

Claire MackayJan 30, 2012 02:51 pm GMT1391 views
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Travelomy brings geo-location and real-time updates to travel guides
TripAdvisor plans mobile travel guide features in the face of competition from rivals like Foursquare and Google Now
article Distributed Knowledge

Now 14 years old and hosting 150 million reviews and opinions, crowdsourcing platform - TripAdvisor has established itself as a go-to destination on the Web for reviews of hotels and attractions...

Pablo BracciniMar 08, 2014 03:13 am GMT788 views
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TripAdvisor plans mobile travel guide features in the face of competition from rivals like Foursquare and Google Now
New Wine-Food-Travel Guidebook Leverages Crowdsourcing for Growth
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Along with the book, readers can connect with other wine-lovers at Wineopolis.com. Using the power of print to build an online social community, Wineopolis just launched its website in May 2010...

Harshida PatelNov 13, 2011 12:08 pm GMT799 views
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New Wine-Food-Travel Guidebook Leverages Crowdsourcing for Growth
Wikipedia Founds Wikivoyage, Your Crowdsourced Travel Guide
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As the crowdsourcing platform 'Wikivoyage' puts it: " Wikivoyage is built with the spirit of sharing knowledge that makes travel so enjoyable. Whenever travellers meet each...

Pablo BracciniJan 12, 2013 12:26 am GMT1583 views
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Wikipedia Founds Wikivoyage, Your Crowdsourced Travel Guide
Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide
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“There’s a huge global demand for travel information, but very few sources are both comprehensive and non-commercial. That’s about to change,” said Sue Gardner, the Executive Director of the...

Fritz SchaeferJan 17, 2013 01:03 am GMT1576 views
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Wikimedia Launches Its Crowdsourced Wikivoyage Online Travel Guide
Triposo: Ex-Googlers Raise $3.5M From InterWest To Put Social (& Traditional) Travel Guides To Shame
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Because there’s already a mess of public destination and travel information in databases like Wikitravel and Open Street Maps, rather than become another player in the brimming social travel...

Sebastian BlancaJul 07, 2012 05:04 pm GMT1081 views
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Triposo: Ex-Googlers Raise $3.5M From InterWest To Put Social (& Traditional) Travel Guides To Shame
Travel in 2012 — Hot destinations and trends for the new year
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But never mind crowd-sourcing from websites where phoney reviews and picky consumers make it hard to figure out the real deal. Instead, travellers are friend-sourcing, with sites like Trippy.com...

Samuel BennettJan 02, 2012 11:32 pm GMT1685 views
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Travel in 2012 — Hot destinations and trends for the new year
Traverie Crowdsources Your Facebook Photos for Travel Planning
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Traverie, a new site launched this week, crowdsources Facebook photos for travel planning. They want to turn friends’ Facebook photos into next vacation guide. The virtual travel magazine...

Pablo BracciniNov 17, 2012 10:42 am GMT1577 views
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Traverie Crowdsources Your Facebook Photos for Travel Planning
Moxieguide - A Crowdsourced Travel Directory - Launches in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Moxieguide, a new collaborative travel and tourism directory and traveler review site for specific tourist destinations in Costa Rica, has launched in Manuel Antonio with expansion planned for...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 06, 2013 12:25 pm GMT1784 views
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Moxieguide - A Crowdsourced Travel Directory - Launches in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
skobbler’s ForeverMap 2 for iOS Debuts a Full Travel Guide, Making it the Ultimate Travel Companion
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Powered by Wikitravel, the first-ever free, crowdsourced, worldwide travel guide, built by a global community of nearly 100,000 travelers, ForeverMap 2 now delivers access to almost 90,000...

Pablo BracciniJul 12, 2013 03:38 am GMT632 views
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skobbler’s ForeverMap 2 for iOS Debuts a Full Travel Guide, Making it the Ultimate Travel Companion
iwannagothere.com
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Iwannagothere.com is a travel guide that's mainly driven by a community of users all over the world.

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 20, 2010 08:20 am GMT1223 views
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iwannagothere.com
Mygola Bets On Customised Travel Planning With Crowdsourcing Twist
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By the end of 2012, Mygola targets to plan 1,000 trips across the globe on a daily basis and have on board a network of 10,000 guides. Also, the monies raised recently will be used to expand the...

Claire MackayJan 12, 2012 01:08 am GMT1102 views
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Mygola Bets On Customised Travel Planning With Crowdsourcing Twist
Stuck On Earth – Travel The World For Free With Your iPad
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Ιf you’re trying tо find new аnd exciting place tо visit, wаnt tо knоw whаt оthеr countries look like, оr еvеn find gооd аnd interesting photographers tо follow, you’re going tо love using Stuck оn...

Claire MackayJan 29, 2012 10:31 am GMT1203 views
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Stuck On Earth – Travel The World For Free With Your iPad
Beyond textbooks, Inkling aims to revolutionize travel with Frommer’s digital guides
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In addition to creating notes just for yourself, you can also make them public, which adds an intriguing crowdsourcing element. It brings some of the interesting social elements from sites like...

Harshida PatelMay 01, 2012 10:51 pm GMT2223 views
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Beyond textbooks, Inkling aims to revolutionize travel with Frommer’s digital guides
Triposo Now Powers In-App Maps with skobbler
document Distributed Knowledge

The OpenStreetMap, dubbed“the Wikipedia of maps,”offers the world's largest crowdsourced map, providing superb levels of detail and accuracy not possible with conventional alternatives....

Benjamin FosselApr 04, 2013 03:07 am GMT1063 views
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Triposo Now Powers In-App Maps with skobbler
Crowdsourced Q&A instantly guides tourists in Istanbul
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Location-specific guides are already plentiful, of course; what makes Wizard Istanbul intriguing is its subjective, crowdsourced and real-time advice — not to mention its support from Turkey’s...

Pablo BracciniJun 06, 2011 12:14 pm GMT2091 views
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Crowdsourced Q&A instantly guides tourists in Istanbul
GuideHop Looks for Tour Guides in the Crowd

In this guest post, the founders of GuideHop talk about what inspired them to build a platform to create more authentic travel experiences by identifying potential travel guides in the crowd and encouraging them to share their knowledge.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 08, 2011 08:33 pm GMT2111 views
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Travel Start-up Mygola Raises $1M From Dave McLure, Blumberg & Others
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Incidentally, Mygola follows a crowd-sourcing model to recruit guides. Currently, the company has 1000 on board, with 80 new people being added every week. The business model is certainly...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 20, 2011 09:15 pm GMT1049 views
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Travel Start-up Mygola Raises $1M From Dave McLure, Blumberg & Others
Traveling with an Invisible Crowd
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We posed the following questions to Amarpreet Kalkat, co-founder of Travelomy and Ciafo,about Travelomy's plan to build a social home for travellers.

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Eric MackMar 23, 2012 06:36 pm GMT2638 views
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The Crowdsourced Travel Companion
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Triposo's guides, on the other hand, are built entirely by the 'wisdom of the crowd,' so they tend to stay more up-to-date as long as average people are posting recommendations on...

Pablo BracciniSep 02, 2012 12:33 am GMT1393 views
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The Crowdsourced Travel Companion
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