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Whimsy.smartpitch.milestone3

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Whimsy.smartpitch.milestone3

  1. 1. Antonia Ehmayr Bart Mista April Scoville
  2. 2. Current State of Travel Search • Requirements –Dates –Traveling From –Traveling To But what if I don’t know the ‘to’…. only the ‘what’?
  3. 3. Desired trip in current search environment
  4. 4. www.whimsy.com Weather Distance Date range Activities Budget 85° < 2h flight May ’14 weekend Hiking < 300 USD < 500 USD < 700 USD < 1000 USD Other amount  ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ Find my Holiday User Interface
  5. 5. Target Market • Millennials • Gen X, Gen Y • College graduates • Busy professionals • Advertisers
  6. 6. Market Analysis
  7. 7. Market Share Expedia 14% Priceline 11% Travelocity 7% Kayak 7% Orbitz 6%CheapOair 6% Hotwire 6% Yahoo! Travel 5% bookingbuddy 3% Travelzoo 2% Other 33% Online Travel Agency Market Share in 2013 Source: http://www.tnooz.com/article/expedia-and-priceline-soar-away-top-us-travel-websites-march-2013/
  8. 8. Pilot Launch Cost Breakdown = $ 50,000 = $ 6,000 = $ 15,000 = $ 4,000 = $ 10,000 = $ 85,000
  9. 9. Who is Whimsy?

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