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Though it’s a crowded market, travel startup Tour Amigo hopes to be the Expedia of the tour industry

- July 30, 2015 3 MIN READ

Travellers have become used to doing things online. From researching and booking flights and accommodation to planning sightseeing itineraries and scoping out the best restaurants to visit, it’s easy to plan an entire trip without ever stepping foot in a travel agency – unless you want to book a tour. Then you’ll probably find yourself going in to pick up some brochures and maybe even chat to an agent, even if you may end up booking online.

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Sydney startup Townske wants to help travellers explore cities like locals

- May 28, 2015 3 MIN READ

Seeing the Eiffel Tower is great and all, but travellers these days seem to be more keen on avoiding the tourist traps and exploring and getting to know a city like a local. But with established travel guides and sites often constricted by the types of trips and destinations they can write about, bloggers are often the best source of information when looking for the local experience.