Thack 2012: Acme™ Travel CompanionPaul DaviesJeppesen Australia                     JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY
Meet the Thack Team! Developers  Owen Griffiths  Rob Hodges  Satinda Singh Presenter  Paul Davies                   ...
Quick overview of our Journey Planning Team Public Transport Journey Planning software – since 1992 Based in Brisbane, A...
Current Situation Travel Agents provide their customers  with a static itinerary of hotel and  flights (and insurance). ...
What does Acme™ Travel Companion do?Provides location based services within an app while on location.Provides more updat...
What we have built for THack Uses the following APIs:  Jeppesen Journey Planner  OAG Navigate between Airport and Hote...
Commercial Model Application for the traveller Built in partnership with:  Travel Agency (branding for app)  GDS’  Ac...
Who could pay for this? Travel Agency could pay for integration – relatively small App code could be open source Global...
Who wins from this exchange? Traveller  A free app that enhances the travelling experience! Travel Agency  Builds cust...
Future enhancements/roadmap In-app purchases    Train/bus fares    Activities    Insurance    Additional and last-min...
Technical Stuff (Optional Slide) Built with Cordova (formally known as PhoneGap) HTML5 JavaScript using Angular JS fram...
QuestionsQ&APaul DaviesSales Manager – APACJeppesen Australia                       JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY   Filename.ppt   ...
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  1. 1. Thack 2012: Acme™ Travel CompanionPaul DaviesJeppesen Australia JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY
  2. 2. Meet the Thack Team! Developers  Owen Griffiths  Rob Hodges  Satinda Singh Presenter  Paul Davies JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |2
  3. 3. Quick overview of our Journey Planning Team Public Transport Journey Planning software – since 1992 Based in Brisbane, Australia Division of Jeppesen, which is part of Boeing Approximately 35 developers (journey planning division) Software supports 400 million consumer queries each year New cloud product – Jeppesen Journey Planner has clients in the UK (Tickety Split @ MoneySaving Experts), Australia (several apps) and USA (CoStar.com) We believe public transit information can deliver additional value to the global travelling experience. JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |3
  4. 4. Current Situation Travel Agents provide their customers with a static itinerary of hotel and flights (and insurance). Transactional Relationship. JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |4
  5. 5. What does Acme™ Travel Companion do?Provides location based services within an app while on location.Provides more updates on flights, hotel, local travel arrangements and (future) ability to make activity-based purchases on location!This aims to enhance the relationship between agent and traveller. JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |5
  6. 6. What we have built for THack Uses the following APIs:  Jeppesen Journey Planner  OAG Navigate between Airport and Hotel  Shows distance (for taxi/driving) and transit details (for bus/train) in reaching destination. Rebranded (or white-labelled) for travel agents to give to travel customers Given to the traveller by the travel agent JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |6
  7. 7. Commercial Model Application for the traveller Built in partnership with:  Travel Agency (branding for app)  GDS’  Activities based purchasing (Expedia or other) Proposed Model  Funding from organisation that allows purchasing of products while on location. For example: Broadway tickets, Zoos and Amusement Parks (Disneyland) etc.)  App branded for travel agent (owns the customer relationship)  Provided free of charge to traveller  Would take an export of the booking - or allow OAG data to show real- time updates for flights. JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |7
  8. 8. Who could pay for this? Travel Agency could pay for integration – relatively small App code could be open source Global Advertisers (Travel Insurance providers?) The organisation that gains the most – selling location-based tickets through the app in Activities (something like Expedia Activities?). JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |8
  9. 9. Who wins from this exchange? Traveller  A free app that enhances the travelling experience! Travel Agency  Builds customer experience and branding  Greater chance of repeat business GDS  Delivers something of value to GDS’ customers’ customer  Increases switching costs for client to change to GDS competitors JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt |9
  10. 10. Future enhancements/roadmap In-app purchases  Train/bus fares  Activities  Insurance  Additional and last-minute hotel and flight bookings (Travel Agent and GDS) Port to other platforms  IOS (iPhone and iPad)  Windows JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt | 10
  11. 11. Technical Stuff (Optional Slide) Built with Cordova (formally known as PhoneGap) HTML5 JavaScript using Angular JS framework Making Rest call to JJP API Soap (still needing work) call to OAG Anyone interested in trying out app I can share the file. JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt | 11
  12. 12. QuestionsQ&APaul DaviesSales Manager – APACJeppesen Australia JEPPESEN PROPRIETARY Filename.ppt | 12

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