social travel

Polarsteps automates your travel blogging

Travel is fun and glamorous and all, but we all know what packing your backpack and heading for the amazon is really about: Making your friends and family a deep shade of jealous green. Amsterdam-base

Seeing 15M Travelers In 2013, Gogobot Goes After Kayak With New Hotel Metasearch Utility To Help You Find The Best Deals

Gogobot launched in 2010 in the early stage of a wave of new interest in the social travel space, as a glut of new startups promised to as a new generation of companies promised to transform stodgy ol

Social Trip Planning App Tripshare Converts Travel Inspiration To Bookings

Tripshare, an iPad application for travel planning, is joining a crowded space. But its CEO knows a little something about the industry – Bob Dana was the former employee No. 1 and first CFO of

Pintrips Launches A Collaborative Trip Planning Dashboard For Tracking Flights & Prices Across Destinations In Real-Time

<a target="_blank" href="http://pintrips.com/">Pintrips</a>, a new personal travel planning startup, is today publicly entering the competitive, crowded travel space with the public debut of <a target

Roam7 Digs Through Friends’ Facebook Photo Albums To Help You Plan Your Travels

Have you ever planned a vacation and remembered that you once saw a photo of a great dish on Facebook? If only you could remember who posted it and when. A new service, <a target="_blank" href="http:

With 40% Of Its 2.5M Users Now Logging In Via Mobile, Gogobot Finally Brings Its Social Travel Experience To Android

Since launching in 2010, social travel startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gogobot.com/">Gogobot</a> has been trying to play a role in legitimizing online travel discovery, fighting the shoddy

Facebook + Kayak: Flights With Friends Launches To Take The Pain Out Of Group Travel Planning

Over the last few years, the travel industry has begun to undergo significant change, as startups and incumbents have fought to bring the disparate parts of a highly regulated industry online. Much of

Gogobot Teams Up With Travel + Leisure To Bring Expert Reviews, Curated Travel Guides To Social Trip Planning

Since launching in November 2010, social travel startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gogobot.com/">Gogobot</a> has been on a mission to remove the shoddy design and link farm tendencies from th

Social Travel Site Gogobot Adds Realtime Hotel Pricing, OpenTable Integration & 360-Degree Looks Via Street View

While the online (and social) travel space has been contracting a bit <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/26/social-travel/">after last year's barrage of new entrants</a>, one of the few youn

Tripbirds Pivots From Social Travel Omnibus To Social Hotel Booking Site

When I interviewed <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tripbirds.com/">Tripbirds</a> co-founder Ted Valentin before the social travel recommendation site's launch in March, he told me that hotel booki

Gogobot Launches Its Redesigned iPhone Travel App, Hits 2M Registered Users

Social travel site <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gogobot.com/">Gogobot</a> has been on a roll lately. Just two months ago, the company announced that it had passed 1 million registered users. To

Jetpac’s Social Travel iPad App Grabs $2.4 Million From Khosla Ventures, Jerry Yang And Others

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.jetpac.com/">Jetpac</a>, a gorgeous social travel application for iPad, has just scored $2.4 million in Series A funding from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.c

LoungeUp Scores Seed Round To Help Hotels Keep Guests App Happy

Anything that helps hotels improve their customer service levels is welcome in my book. Tools to help them upsell, not quite so much. To that end, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.LoungeUp.com/"

Social Travel Site Gogobot Redesigns: Less Text, More Photos

<a target="_blank" href="http://gogobot.com">Gogobot</a>, the social travel site that recently <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/16/social-travel-service-gogobot-passes-1-million-registered

Trippy Brings Its Social Travel Planner To iPad

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.trippy.com/">Trippy</a> a social travel planner for web and mobile (and former <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/13/trippy-bringing-your-friends-and-soc

Social Travel Service Gogobot Passes 1 Million Registered Users

We've been covering Gogobot since it <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/11/16/gogobot/">first launched in early 2010</a>. It took the social travel discovery and advice site a little while to f

Gogobot Opens For Business In Europe (Smart Move: 44% Of Its Customers Are Here Already, Says CEO Travis Katz)

Social travel site <a href="http://www.gogobot.com">Gogobot</a> is doing a little traveling of its own. Today, it’s announcing the opening of its first European headquarters, in London. The move,

Social Travel In Realtime: HipGeo Offers A Glimpse Into The Future Of Location-Aware Apps

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/26/social-travel/">As Semil showed back in November</a>, social travel sites are all the rage these days among the entrepreneurs, offering plenty of intere