Problem?Find a “shortlist” of 100+ sites athttp://www.tnooz.com/2011/03/04/how-to/ultimate-guide-to-the-specialist-tour-and-in-destination-activity-market/
Solution One-window sale system for travel services. Imagine Amazon for travel
Solution Social and personal recommendations included-Travelling to New York next month?We’ll let you know your favourite music band performs there during that date-Going to Paris in May?We’ll show you an activity that was enjoyable for one of your friends-Do you want to visit Rio de Janeiro in September?Brazil independence day is on September 7 – you may want to see the fest Choose a journey of your dream using just 1 site!
Business Model We use existing services APIs and their affiliate programmes.
Market Global Online Travel Market 400 350 300 250 200 150 Bln. dollars 100 50 0 Year 2010 Year 2011 Year 2012 (prediction)
Competitors Local sitesSelling on global marketHotel booking, airtickets, event ticketsOther local activities(guides, restaurants etc.)Recommendation engine
Marketing Social Media Marketing SEO + PPC activities Affiliate programmes for developers and travel bloggers
The team Co-founders of SevenQuark studio and MoscowDjango communityValentin Dombrovsky (CEO) Vitaly Korobkin (CTO) Denis Volkov (Lead developer)-5 years experience in -Programming from -3 years of professional web-internet marketing childhood development-Co-founder of company -6 years of professional -Participated in creation ofNextup Media (sold his web-development high-load projectsshare in 2011) (strana.ru, dom2.ru etc.)
Perspectives Recommendation Travel Services Engine API Our own services 3rd-party based on devs apps Travelatus platform