In the recent, years cloud services and mobile devices have brought a revolution in the travel industry. In addition to the big guys like Airbnb, there are a number of start-ups in the travel space worth keeping an eye on. Here’s an overview of some of the start-ups worth watching in 2020 as they continue to disrupt the travel industry, and create unique, fun, and memorable travel experiences for users.
This online service allows rental of charter buses for a large group of people making one’s life hassle free. The founders of this service are Kyle Boulay and Wolf Kohlberg. It started as Sharethebus for providing access to people of remote locations. The name bus.com has been used so that it is easily remembered by the people.
Types of buses on rent
While Uber and Lyft make it easy to hail a rideshare, it’s not as easy to rent a charter bus online for a group of people. Fortunately, Bus.com lets users book transportation through a number of bus options.
This service is a cost friendly option for local travel for small to mid-sized groups. The security features are enhanced and sturdy with special brake system, lights, emergency exits, and hatches in the roof for the purpose of escape in an emergency. It can accommodate upto 47 passengers.
This is for long trips. It can accommodate upto 55 passengers. They have better facilities as audio-visual equipment, air conditioning and are wifi enabled that provide a pleasant ride. These buses are best for destination weddings, sports events, business conferences, band performances and many more.
This bus is a smaller version of the school bus and is ideal for small groups. It accommodates less than 30 passengers. It is best for travels that are of short distances as it is of smaller build and has limited seats.
This bus service provides the same facilities as a coach bus but with a smaller seating structure. This also travels for longer distances accommodating around 32 people.
This service is for railway passengers who want to upgrade or change their seat and access lounges with the help of their mobile phones. It allows the users with the help of technology to transform their journey to a world class journey. It was established by Ian Griffin and Ben Lent. It is a perfect travel companion for people who travel by train. It involves bidding for upgrades. Passengers can have luxurious travel at low cost through Seatfrog. The advantage of Seatfrog is that they make it near effortless for passengers to upgrade themselves to first class. No one has to settle at the ordinary way.
The headquarters of Bookingit is located in Berlin and Munster, Germany. It was found in the year 2014 by Christoph Kruse and Lukas C. C. Hempel. This web-based service platform provides activity providers to control their business process that include bookings, payments, managing and marketing through this one. They also provide Global Distribution System to travel agencies and marketing networks in regard to tours and activities through the digital service. They offer a range of activity within the global reach at efficient cost.
Wheelsup made private aviation a reality for individuals and companies. They are a reliable and cost effective alternative or individuals. Kenny Ditcher is the founder and CEO of the Company. According to him their main aim is to safe, most consistent, high quality aviation to millions of people. There is guaranteed access within 24 hours notice and one can choose with whom to travel. There is an increased flexibility that allows according to one’s own schedule. Without loss of unused hours one has no obligation to fly within certain type of aircraft.
The following services are online platforms which thus help people to travel easier and hassle-free. Ranging from buses to railways to airlines, these travel platforms provide comfort and high class services to travelers at affordable prices. These platforms help to redefine the approach of the generation towards travel.