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Travel Creators

USA, New York
Market: Tourism, sport
Stage of the project: Operating business

Date of last change: 19.09.2023
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Idea

Our platform enables a community of travel creators who want to monetize and inspire their travel audience who seek authentic, customizable travel experience.

Current Status

Launched pre product with over $5.5m in quoted travel, Global travel creators from 21 different countries, with zero acquisition cost for creators and over 4,000 waitlist of vetted travel creators seeking a all in one platform to grow their travel business.
We have strong presence in EMEA, South Africa and plan to launch in the US and Australia in Q2 of 2023.

Market

Travel Creators audience, key travel segments during BETA: solo, female traveler's U35.
Launched EMEA plan to launch US and Australia as next key markets growing in the travel advisory space but lacking innovation.

Problem or Opportunity

1. Creators outside of the travel industry don’t know how to monetize their travel audience, there are barriers to entry to becoming a travel agent with friction and fragmented platforms
2. Travelers all get the same cookie cutter travel, lacks authenticity and sustainable experiences for a younger generation of travelers
3. For travel suppliers/partners, like hotels, struggle to attract U35 traveler, with expensive distribution channels.

Solution (product or service)

1. Shopify of travel meets Airbnb for creators. List your authentic trips in minutes, integrate with your social feeds and Monetize audience, full control, Unique inventory, Data and Insights to grow
2. Get Inspired by trusted local creators, seamlessly book and curate multi day trips all in one platform
3. Access vetted creators and reach a U35 traveler with lower distribution costs.

Competitors

OTA's - Traditional Online travel agencies
Airbnb
New incumbents - start ups

Advantages or differentiators

Targeting next gen travellers, curated experiences by trusted and vetted creators.

Finance

Commission per Trip, 3rd Party integrations and subscriptions for tools to manage travel business.

Business model

Commission per trip sold,
Subscription for Creators,
3rd Party integrations and inventory commissions from suppliers seeking local content

Money will be spent on

Key Partnership integrations.
Product Development, Brand Marketing and SEO, E-commerce for our creators to seamlessly monetize their content.

Risks

Macro - Border closures/Pandemic/Wars

Incubation/Acceleration programs accomplishment

Founders Factory UK - February 2022 (Incubated, Investment and Accelerated)
Techne Infiniti Ventures Silicon Valley - August 2022 ( Investment and Acceleration)

Won the competition and other awards

Selected by Sifted - Early Stage travel tech starts ups in Europe
Travel Massive - Top 50 Hottest Start ups (Ranked 19 Globally)
B Corp - Pending status - Global

Invention/Patent

Trademarks - UK, Europe, South Africa, USA and APAC

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