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    • COMMUNITY SITES A quick comparison between “ Boo” and “Travellerspoint” Lucy Dy Dindar Kassim Bandjee Sophia Rospars January 4 th 2010
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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)
    • INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES A member’s review for a hotel in Prague Information on the hotel
    • 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
    • INTERACTIVE SERVICES WITHIN THE SITES Tools of planning a travel Sharing experiences Tools of Booking travel
    • 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
    • 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