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  • 1. COMMUNITY SITES A quick comparison between “ Boo” and “Travellerspoint” Lucy Dy Dindar Kassim Bandjee Sophia Rospars January 4 th 2010
  • 2. PROFILE OF THE COMMUNITY SITES WWW.BOO.COM
    • Travel site with reviews and listings
    • Based in 5 cities: Dublin, San Francisco, New York, Sydney and Shanghai
    • Staff: 100 people who speak 18 languages
    • Members: over one million
    • 2008 Honoree of the Webby awards
  • 3. PROFILE OF THE COMMUNITY SITES WWW.TRAVELLERSPOINT.COM
    • Travel community site with blogs, reviews, forums where people share experiences, pictures and information 
    • Create in 2002 after a discussion on MSN
    • Creators: Peter and Samuel
    •   Two offices: Norway and Australia
    • Members: more than 260,000
  • 4. INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES
    • Informative listings on locations and accommodations
    • Many member reviews
    • Direct links to suppliers sites (hotels, restaurants ... and soon flights)
    • Comparison engine for prices, dates of stay, hotel types (budget to five stars)
  • 5. INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES A member’s review for a hotel in Prague Information on the hotel
  • 6. INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES
    • Forums, blogs and travel guides
    • Hotel bookings
    • International prepaid simcards
    • Pictures
    • Planning, booking travels
    • Sharing emotions and feelings on previous experiences
  • 7. INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES Tools of planning a travel Sharing experiences Tools of Booking travel
  • 8. THE HOTEL BOOKING SOURCES
    • The travel search toolbar
    • The budget you plan for your hotel
    • The city where you plan to go
    • The check-in date and the check-out date
    • The feedback of previous customers
    • The rate fixed by the website
    • The number of people who give their opinions
    • Propose a research budget
    • Accomodation in over 3,500 locations
      • By selecting the country and the city you want to go
      • Add your arrival date only
      • You can choose the currency in which you would like to have the price
      • You can select the type of hotels you want (B&B, camping…)
      • You can make a choice between 8 languages
    • Boo
    • Travellerspoint
  • 9. TYPE OF HOTELS BEST SUITED FOR THE SITES
    • All types of hotel
    • Guest house
    • Very small hotels
    • Campsites
    • Independent hotels
    • Apartments
    • For backpackers people
    • Boo
    • Travellerspoint
    You can choice the type of hotel you would like to book starting to the common hotel to the luxury hotel

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