Melbourne-founded traveltech startup Roamni built an app that allows locals in an area to record and share guided audio tours for tourists to listen to.
Airbnb is making a play for the luxury travel market, today unveiling a series of new offerings as part of a roadmap for its “core Homes business”.
Helix Leisure, a company in out-of-home entertainment, has announced its acquisition of Sydney startup Booking Boss, a deal completed last July.
“I promised myself I’d never do something half arsed…the decision was already made in my mind that if I was going to do something, I’d do it full time.”
Startupbootcamp has launched ‘Energy Australia’, a Melbourne-based accelerator to support startups working in the energy space.
Mastercard has announced a new partnership with Transport for NSW to allow Sydney ferry commuters to tap-on with their mastercards or mobile wallets.
Catch Group has launched Bon Voyage, a platform allowing travellers to find and book luxury travel experiences.
Finding unique stores in a new city or country can be a challenge for travellers; looking to make it easier through curated guides is Travelshopa.
KimKim connects customers looking to book a trip with a travel specialist either based, or well versed in, the country a customer wants to travel to.
Adelaide service My Home Watch wants to put the traveler’s mind at ease through its home checkup and reporting service, keeping homes secure.
Qantas has partnered with Slingshot to launch the AVRO Accelerator, a program aimed at commercialising innovative ideas within the travel sector.
Looking to help travellers capture more than just generic selfies in front of tourist traps is Queensland startup Travelshoot.
Youcamp offerings range from simply allowing travellers in campers or caravans access to the land to park on, through to cottages or ‘glamping’ facilities.
HerePin uses a linear social feed that allows travellers to see other users in the local area, and post short updates or statuses.
Alpaca Maps allows users to create and share interactive maps which display content-rich routes and itineraries, showcasing things to see and do at each stop.