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  • Lightbank-Backed Social Travel Planning Service Gtrot Shifts To Local Discovery

    Lightbank-Backed Social Travel Planning Service Gtrot Shifts To Local Discovery

    Social travel planning service Gtrot is changing its focus and is now officially relaunching its website with a new emphasis on local discovery. Somewhat reminiscentĀ of Foursquare’s “Explore” feature, Gtrot is working to build a platform where you can discover, save and share the best restaurants, bars, clubs, arts, events and even the best local deals from services like… Read More

  • Social Travel Planning Site Gtrot Debuts City Discovery Service

    Social Travel Planning Site Gtrot Debuts City Discovery Service

    Social travel sharing/planning website Gtrot.com (short for ‘globetrotting’) is debuting a personalized city discovery service that aggregates travel recommendations from friends’ social network updates into an interactive grid. Founded by Brittany Laughlin and Zachary Smith, Gtrot helps users source travel plans, deals, tips, and recommendations from other friends via… Read More

  • Lightbank-Backed Gtrot Wants To Socialize Travel Planning On Facebook

    Lightbank-Backed Gtrot Wants To Socialize Travel Planning On Facebook

    Gtrot, a service that leverages Facebook to help people make traveling decisions, is announcing a new round of funding from Lightbank. The company is declining to reveal the exact size of the round but says it is under $1 million. Founded by Brittany Laughlin and Zachary Smith, Gtrot helps users source travel plans, deals, tips, and recommendations from other friends via their social graph. Read More