Tripbod Kenya 2012


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Presentation by Sally Broom CEO of Tripbod at the 3rd E-Tourism East Africa Conference- March 2012

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  • Completely customer centricGreat opportunity for offbeat destinations to reach customers and sell directly – inspire, open eyesNot just about London!
  • Guidebooks/travel writers
  • Empowers everyone with a passion for local authentic travel to fund more adventures by making the dreams of others come true
  • Tripbod Kenya 2012

    1. 1. YouThe ultimate travel solution
    2. 2. A place for travellers to ….and receive offersrequest what they want directly from locals whofrom their trip… can make it happen
    3. 3. “The thing I want to avoid most on holiday is feeling like a tourist”
    4. 4. Power to the people
    5. 5. What we offer1. Personal support to plan the perfect trip 2. Bespoke local experiences Everything we offer as Tripbods can be tailored to the individual customer, by collaborating with them to create their perfect trip
    6. 6. How we compliment existing turns travel on its head.We start by asking what the customer wants, not telling them whatwe can offer.Local tour operators: the opportunity to connect directly withinbound travellers pre-arrival.Tour guides: use local knowledge in a different way and help visitorsto plan the perfect trip 1-to-1, online before they arrive.
    7. 7. Business model Seller ListEveryone wins 15% price feetravellers have authentic experiences and spend money locally;local people earn money from existing local knowledge andpassions; sustained by the commission within the listed price.
    8. 8. Visitors Tripbod “What a brilliant experience, we went as a “For his 18th birthday I gave family of four…the whole trip was tailored my son a trip of a lifetime to around what we could do… the highlight learn ‘krumping’– Tripbod being an expedition across the frozen river made that possible” and through the woods” - Charlie R, PR Agency founder - Tina B, Mum of three “We had complete insider“I wanted to experience and knowledge even though wewrite about a different side to didn’t speak a word of the localthe destination– a local Tripbod language!”was all I needed. Fantastic.” - Catherine S, teacher - Dan L, Editor Wanderlust Magazine “As more of the world becomes discovered, the real thrill of travel and tourism becomes meeting people who live in and love a particular destination and can pass that enthusiasm and detailed knowledge on. Its not easy to find guides of this kind and tap into their wisdom, but Tripbod removes the obstacle of finding someone to help make your visit better.” -Tom Hall, Chief Travel Editor Lonely Planet
    9. 9. The opportunity for East AfricaUnique adventures and experiencesWelcoming communitiesGreat food and culture… these are the reasons why we travel but we needto hear the story from the mouths of local people.
    10. 10. There is a bigopportunity and yourcountry needs you….
    11. 11. And Tripbod needs YOU! Please be in touch: Thank you