The advent of the Social networking sites and high increase in usage of Internet viaDesktop/ Laptops, Mobiles has brought a revolution in cyberspace. Through theInternet, individuals can make their thoughts, opinions easily accessible to the globalcommunity of Internet users.In spite of the increasing importance of online peer-to-peer (P2P) informationexchange, establishing trust, credibility and accuracy of opinions shared online hasbeen under doubt. Online reviewers are often perceived as being lower in credibilityand likeability compared to traditional word-of-mouth sources due to non-face toface interaction.Website engaged in online review segment also never dig deep to glorify the role oftravel reviews in traveller’s trip planning process and without a better understandingof its role and use in travel planning, review providers can not improve theirservices.The website has been conceptualised on these broader frameworks which has beenprimarily overlooked by similar concept websites. Travellers are till time dependingtheir decisions relying on Inner feelings and reaction or based on online search oroffline search.In majority of travels made in our country is planned based on some research by thetravellers. This could be offline backed research like travel magazines,Recommendations of peers, relatives or articles published in newspapers. On theother hand, due to change in socioeconomically dynamics of Indian families usageof internet based research has picked up the pace manifold.People do consider the online reviews about any location or Hotel while making anydecision about the trip to that place. Detailed description, latest visit by reviewer,lucid languages, purpose of trip, experience of reviewers are few enablers for areader to make a decision about where to stay and which place to visit. And this isthe generic idea behind starting this website!The main Idea is to provide an online platform for the readers and reviewers to co-habitat and rank & review any Destination, location or property with a fair and honestway. The layout, colour combination, architecture of the website being playing thescientific role to let the reviewers write with multiple options and to help the readersto put trust on the credibility of the reviews and the structure should in turn giveencouragement to them to add up their reviews post travel.This Website will act as a tool to help all the strata involved through three differentways. The growth of platforms like this is helpful for the readers so as to plan the tripwith helpful resources and in advance detailing barring the haphazard decision ortrip planning based on instincts or intuition. It is helpful for the Property owners asthey can get the honest reviews fulfilling the true meaning of hospitality andfeedbacks without any prejudice or malice towards anyone. This is also beneficialfor the overall growing tourism industry. More the people will interact more it willcause revenue for the Industry and also will help this Service Industry reliable,efficient and of International Standards.
TriporTrap – About UsTriporTrap.com is the newest entrant to the family of Indian Online Travel ReviewCommunity. HOWEVER, believe us, TriporTrap.com is not going to be just anotherwebsite on travel and hotel reviews…Empathizing the various difficulties, hitches, mess-ups, and unhappiness that manyof the travelers face during their trip, one question repeatedly surfaces; ‚Are thesetravel review sites providing the most Real, honest and accurate reviews?‛If yes, then why are there so much of grievances, complaints, and unhappinessprevailed among the trippers? After all, most of the trips now a day are bookedonline, based on the reviews and feedbacks published in these sites!Diving deeper in to this perspective and apprehending the ‚You‛ side of a travelerand his expedition experience, we have come up with this website.TriporTrap.com is totally dedicated to ‘You’. Here, ‘You’ decide ‘Your’ journey, andthe fate of the travel and tourism industry in the country.The website will grow itself with the principle of ‘Consumer Generated Content’.There will be enough freedom for the travellers to pen in their experiences with any(or many) of their trips made so far. You can talk about the destination, about theplaces and spots you enjoyed the most, about your mode of travel andtransportation, about the food, food joints and eateries you enjoyed the most andmost importantly every possible details of the hotel; its location, status, hospitality,service, room tariff, room amenities, parking facility, restaurants & menu,housekeeping services, cleanliness & hygiene, travel desk assistance, and alike.
This is not all!The site also has a dedicated ‘Travelogue’ section for all travel enthusiasts,professional & fascinated travel writers, and travel enthusiasts, where they can speaktheir heart out about any dream destination they like. This will enable the numerousother travel planners live through the experience as a virtual tourist to that place.This feedback and reviews will become vital information for numerous othersplanning to trip that place. Similarly, the fellow travelers’ reviews about a newdestination will be of interest to you. After you read these reviews, you will go tothat palace, stay in a hotel, which is recommended and admired by most of thetrippers. After you come back, you will definitely love to share your genuinefeedback and reviews about your trip. The process of ‘Read’, ‘Go’ & ‘Share’, thustakes the shape of a wheel and repeats several times.This way TriporTrap.com moves on to become an honest mirror of travelers andtrippers like ‘You’.TriporTrap.com has a very simple philosophy; ‘You help yourself’. As your review isgoing to save million others from a disgusting trip, similarly the reviews shared byothers will help you plan a perfect and pleasant trip.TriporTrap.com operates as a true whistle blower in the Indian Online Travel ReviewCommunity. At one hand, our motto is to help every single tripper to enjoy his orher voyage to the climax, at the other hand; we aspire to witness a betterorganization and regulation in the Indian travel and tourism industry.In the long run, this site is going to be a point of reference even for the hoteliers,travel and tour operators, and event organizers to learn about the tastes, likes,dislikes of their esteemed customers at a very ground level. The sector will boom asa more service and ‘HOSPITALITY’ oriented institution, and truly dignify the veryessence of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ in the Indian context.This is totally ‘Your’ space, where only ‘Your’ views, comments, feedbacks, likes,dislikes, and recommendations will become the opinion and voice of the website…… And, someone has rightly said ‚YOU make the Difference.‛
ObjectivesThe following specific objectives are the driving force behind the formation of theWebsite:-1. To primarily being focused on scalability in terms of scope, reach andtargeting the promotion of online travel review segment.2. To create a simple online platform which promotes CGC (consumer generatedcontent) and intrust readers in terms of review’s credibility, usefulness of thereviews and impact of travel reviews in the process of planning any trip.3. To encourage strategies for expanding consumers perceptions of travelreviews in order to increase use as well as impact of reviews and to mitigate thebarriers to posting an online travel review.4. To be represented as a desirable demographic for travel marketers orProperty owners to increase the popularity of their property against samegeographical location businesses, to showcase the property to potential travellersand to create an effective online support vehicle to compliment the offline brand ofthem.