This article showcases our top picks for the best California based Tourism companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Tourism industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top California Tourism Companies
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It was founded n 2013 and headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
Aero is an air travel company that matches air travelers with premium seats or shared charters. Aero provides ticket resale for flights as an agent of registered air carriers.
The company is based in San Francisco, California.. .
Peek is a travel activities marketplace based in San Francisco, California. Peek makes the world’s tours and activities easily bookable — anytime, anywhere.
Their technology empowers operators to better manage and grow their businesses. Peek’s trusted marketplace connects people with everyday adventures that create lasting memories.
The Peek.com website and mobile app are marketing channels that generate new customers by making thousands of activities bookable online.. .
AvantStay is a technology-first hospitality brand for group travel. It delivers affordable, world-class, authentic, tech-enabled short-term rental (STR) group experiences targeted at the millennial generation.
AvantStay was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.. .
Sonder eases and owns hotel-style properties with spaces including a dining area, a living space extra bedrooms, and modern design and a phone or text concierge service. Every rental comes with beds, linens, towels, amenities and essentials, and feature art pieces and curated furniture.
Sonder currently manages over $2.3 billion of projects spanning commercially-zoned mixed-use, residential, serviced apartment, apart-hotel and hotel assets in cities.. .
ZOZI designs and develops a web-based bookings, payments, and customer management software for tour, activity, and event businesses. It offers introductory flight lessons, vineyard tours and wine tasting by horseback, diving for abalone, ice climbing frozen waterfalls, celebrity and athlete experiences, and various accessible adventures.
The company also provides weekend getaways and vacation packages for customers. ZOZI was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California..
RedAwning is the world’s largest branded network of vacation rental properties, combining a layer of consistency and trust with 24/7 guest and property manager support services for every stay. With over 100,000 unique rental properties in over 10,000 destinations, RedAwning is the leading supplier of vacation rentals to every major online booking website, including Booking.com, Expedia, HomeAway/VRBO, FlipKey/TripAdvisor, and Airbnb.
RedAwning’s mission is to redefine vacation hospitality by combining the ease, trust and consistency of hotels with the extraordinary value and diversity of vacation rental properties.. .
Hostfully helps vacation rentals companies earn more revenue and deliver a 5-star guest experience. The property management software platform distributes listings to Airbnb, HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor, and also automates operations including payments (Stripe) and accounting (Quickbooks).
Hostfully’s market-leading digital guidebook platform gives travelers local recommendations and essential property information. These help managers of 10,000 properties in 80 countries around the world make vacation rental travel smoother and more delightful..
Triphobo helps users plan a trip by suggesting a customized vacation itinerary with flights, hotels and interesting things to do.
Misterb&b is an operator of a property rental marketplace used to connect travelers and hosts in the LGBTQ community. Its marketplace offers a searchable database of short-term rentals of homes, rooms, and apartments for its users as per their preferred locations that enable LGBTQ individuals and allies to monetize from their spare space while providing affordable houses in a hassle-free manner.
Misterb&b was established in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
Inspirock is an application that provides a detailed day-by-day plan of attractions at various destinations on the user’s personalized itineraries. It builds itinerary from curated attractions in various destinations across the United States and Europe.
It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.. .
Stayflexi Inc. is the world’s first flexible hospitality company based out of Silicon Valley, California.
Our unique model, Flexible Slot based bookings provides WIN WIN for hotel bookers and hoteliers. We provide both B2C and B2B solutions in hospitality space.
On our B2C space, we offer flexible bookings portal and biddings on last minute hotel rooms for great discounts. On our B2B space, we provide a disruptive All-In-One SaaS platform for Hotels and BnBs.
A fully managed cloud with add-ons to capture the demand around Flexible Stays and drive direct customer conversions by offering not just a room but also cross sell value added services directly through the platform. More about our business segment offerings: business.stayflexi.com Stayflexi is now officially advised by US federal and California State initiative Tech Futures Group.
https://www.techfuturesgroup.org/client-profiles/2020/1/6/stayflexi Stayflexi partners with NotOnMap on joint initiative called NotOnMart. A portal that connects Rural India to end consumers on Responsible Travel and e-Commerce objectives..
Glamping is a developer of an online booking platform designed to offer camping and alternative accommodations for travelers.
Globaleur provides digital infrastructure driven by AI for companies in Travel & Hospitality and Mobility. We work with our clients via our APIs, White Label, and Enterprise.
Our vision is to become the go-to platform that will help large travel and mobility companies enhance their customer-facing solutions with AI and personalization.. .
Wheel the World
Wheel the World is a benefit corporation with the purpose to empower people with disabilities to explore the world without limits. We create fantastic and unique travel experiences for people of all abilities at renowned global touristic destinations of the world.
We live in a world that has not been designed for people with disabilities. The majority of people with disabilities have had fewer opportunities to live life to their fullest and experience what the world has to offer.
In the last 10 years, we started seeing an increase in accessibility promotion and improvement worldwide as societies and governments are demanding products, services, transportation, etc to be more inclusive. Wheel the World is tackling the challenge of disability accessibility in tourism and want to redefine the recreation sector for people with disabilities.
In 2016, we completed our first project in Patagonia, Chile. During this adventure, our team created and delivered an exclusive, never-done-before experience: the very first trekking and kayaking program for the wheelchair-bound people.
Our documentary about the trip went viral on social media and was shown on Chilean and US, inspiring hundreds of requests from people with disabilities who wished to repeat that incredible experience. After that, we were motivated to grow this platform, because we know that exploring the outdoors together creates a unique atmosphere of unity among people with disabilities, their companions, and nature..
Kimkim streamlines the previously painful process of planning and booking great multi-day travel experiences.
AtYourGate is a mobile app making air travel more enjoyable with in-airport pre and post-security delivery. It allows users to browse and order preferable meals from restaurants inside and outside the airport while traveling by air and get those items delivered, enabling flight passengers to get access to preferable food in a shorter timespan.
The mobile app also develops an online food delivery application designed to deliver food and beverages to travelers inside the airport. AtYourGate was established in 2015 and is based in San Diego, California, USA..
Rizort is a luxury vacation marketplace that brings immersive vacation planning and booking services for travelers. It provides luxury-seeking guests with a platform that allows them to dream, personalize, and experience a destination like never before.
Travelers are free to curate their own vacation or choose from our carefully tailored vacations. Founded in 2017, Rizort is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
Founded by established travel professionals and backed by an all-star team of angel investors across five continents and Silicon Valley, Triparound is a travel tech company with a mission of bringing travel planning into the future through a holistic ecosystem of products and services. Triparound is a software platform (SaaS) for travel companies that seek to achieve efficiency, effectiveness and ease of use on their day-to-day business operations.
In turn, data will become an asset through which we can provide insights and leverage market expansion opportunities, connecting the dots under our vision of 360⁰ travel and building on the macro trend of millennials’ needs for curated experiences. Our ultimate goal is to commoditize both the efficiency of travel professionals as well as the consumers’ ability to effortlessly create and execute their trips.
Effectively, we will be substituting the sluggish “human algorithm” with tech-enabled travel solutions. The company was founded in 2019 and based in Palo Alto, California..
Roomstorm (Formerly WalkSource) is a next generation Business-to-Business network for hoteliers looking to run operations more efficiently and generate more revenue. Roomstorm empowers revenue teams to have more sellout nights by taking in last minute guest relocations from other nearby hotels as well as airlines in need of housing guests overnight.
Roomstorm proudly services over 400 Bay Area hotels and continues to grow with the recent edition of our first airline partner, San Francisco based Virgin America. Our hotel partners confidently overbook their properties, exchange lower priced guests for higher priced ones, find good deals for a relocated guest end-to-end within 5 minutes.
By eliminating the pain of dealing with a relocations, we make the market much more efficient.. .
Farel provides plug & play software to help regional airlines distribute their inventory and optimize their operations.
Sometimes the suitable location and the destination of traveling to Europe is an exhausting issue of choice. Specifically, when you are provided with oodles of variants on call.
Should you take the plane to Rome only, or would you like to have the possibility to visit France, Portugal, and Spain for the same price in a maximum comfortable way and with the least amount of energy consumption? 92% of travelers from India, Japan, US still use agencies to go to Europe. They do not know how to automate this and increase variation of their travels.
Our own unique multi-city algorithm comparing top travel opportunities to show the trip which catering to different preferences within a travel group. We offer an all-in-one trip plan search, from commercial flights, trains, buses and ferries to hotels and vacation rentals through Airbnb and Booking.com..
Traveling Spoon enables travelers to experience local cuisines at people’s homes around the world.
DigiTour Media is an emerging media and entertainment company, which creates and produces IRL (“in real life”) social media experiences in the form of concerts (DigiTours) and festivals (DigiFests). On May 15th, 2014 DigiTour announced strategic investments from Ryan Seacrest and Advance Publications (parent company of Conde Nast).
DigiTour events feature the most well known social media personalities and traditional recording artists in the genres of pop, alternative rock, hip-hop and comedy. In 2014, over 120,000 fans will attend DigiTour events in Boston, Chicago, Denver, New York, Los Angeles, among scores of other U.S.
cities, as well as London and Toronto. DigiTour Media LLC was founded in 2010 and has launched five successful tours and multiple sold out festivals receiving critical acclaim in the media (New York Times, Variety, Forbes, AdWeek, HypeBot, LA Business Journal, Billboard.biz, Fuse, E! Online, NPR, Perez Hilton.com, Village Voice, KTLA, US Weekly, and On Air with Ryan Secrest).
DigiTour made an indelible mark in the entertainment industry by changing the traditional concert platform and helped launch solid brands that have the ability to bridge the gap between web and the mainstream. In 2014 almost all nominees in the WebStar and Internet categories were DigiTour Alums – as were the winners for Choice Viner, Choice Webstar, and Choice Collaboration.
The New York Times stated on their June 8th page A-1 story: “A capacity 12,500 tickets were sold. More than 70 performers appeared on three stages.
There were 150 security guards, a necessity whenever swarms of shrieking teenage girls assemble. Coke sponsored a live web stream of the festivities.
TripScope allows Travel Agents to create beautiful customized itineraries online. Through the agent website, you can send these itineraries directly to your client’s smartphone for them to view all their travel information in one convenient and thorough app! TripScope enhances your clients’ experience and lets them act as your social media ally.
You can change the itinerary in real time and send them updates, chat with them directly, and help them get the most out of their travel experience.. .
Butterfli Technologies Inc
Imagine you could press a button on your phone and a trained driver could pick up you in your wheelchair and take you to your desired destination. On-demand mobility is something most of us have come to expect, but if you need some assistance or a specialized vehicle, it’s a different story and your options are limited.
That’s where ButterFLi comes in. We’ve created a platform that links caring, small businesses together into a network that can handle on-demand requests.
It’s important to us to be able to provide options to people who don’t always have a lot of options. Now everyone can go where they want to go, when they want to go.
Delilah Lanoix’s and John Harris’s company has been transporting people with special needs for 18 years. They always wanted to be able to respond to on-demand requests, but even their healthy business was not big enough to make this a reality.
Together with co-founder, and software expert, Andy Downard, they created ButterFLi to build a network of hundreds of transportation companies who cater to the elderly and people with special needs, and provide an on-demand service.. .
GetGoing is a venture-backed San Francisco startup changing the way people travel by making it more fun and affordable. Our goal is to help leisure travelers discover new getaways, save big (up to 40%) and travel more.
We are working with major airlines and hotels to revolutionize the travel industry while delivering the best experience and prices to our users. Currently, we fly to over 2000 destinations worldwide.
Our proprietary pricing method helps airlines fill unsold seats (up to 20% of available seats) by selling to discretionary, price-sensitive leisure travelers. To purchase a ticket on our website, customers need to select two destinations and commit to a non-refundable purchase.
During the flight selection process, customers can choose arrival and departure times, flight duration, and the number of stops. GetGoing selects one of the destinations, revealing it to the customer after processing the booking and payment.
Since our model requires destination flexibility, we ensure that our sales exclude business travelers, those visiting friends and family, and non-flexible leisure customers. We have eight U.S.
and international patents and keep expanding our intellectual property portfolio with innovative pricing, search and customer segmentation methods.. .
Orion Span, Inc.
Orion Span is building Aurora Station, the World’s Private Space Platform. Through technological innovation, Orion Span cuts the cost of living in space by an order of magnitude over others.
We will not rest until our shared destiny in the stars has been realized.. .
Gopackup is a Silicon Valley based company. Gopackup aimed to revolute travel industry by offering the best travel experience.
Gopackup offers very special and unique tours. They understand that when people travel, they really want to go deeper to taste the local culture, local people, local food, local life style.
However, most tours currently in the market just bring travelers to different sites, instead of really let them experience the local specials. So what Gopackup is doing, is a web 2.0 crowd-sourcing model, they allow local people to create different tours based on their own experience, background, life circle and perspective to that local place, hence, travelers can have a much different experience and may get to know more local friends at their interest.
For example, a local artist may bring you to view all the artistic corners of that city, may bring you to some local artists’ studio to have coffee together, to observe how they create their art work, even create. .
Imperium Jets is an aviation and airline company that helps travel agencies and companies grow by utilizing private jet flights.
Wouldn’t it be great to experience the best of what a place has to offer with insight from someone who lives there? That’s the simple question we asked ourselves when we created GLYD. Others may choose to visit new places, seeing only what’s at the surface—but not us.
We embrace new cultures while looking to immerse ourselves in something truly special. That’s just our thing.
If travel is in your DNA. If you’re passionate about connecting with interesting people and discovering destinations around the world, then feel free to make GLYD your thing.
Learn more at http://open.glyd.co. .
OniBag app allows its users to reserve personal delivery for parcels, boxes, luggage, sport gear, and other consumer items.
The days of getting thousands of generic search results are obsolete. BaarbPro is an enterprise B2B, AI-based, platform for the travel and hospitality industry that matches travelers with hyper-relevant search results based on their preferences.
Our Google-like search bar is easily plugged into a booking site’s existing search infrastructure via APIs to capture travelers’ intent and discovery, in their own words, and predicts the most optimal ranking of results. We’re democratizing natural language search to give global brands the power to increase engagement and conversions, capture data to enhance personalization, and enable emerging technologies like speech recognition..
Virgo Travel, Inc.
Virgo Travel is a provider of an online hotel booking platform. It offers a hotel reservation and booking platform using which travelers can book hotels and plan their trips in advance.
It was founded in 2013 and is based in San Mateo, California.. .
Fareness provides an online platform used to find and book flights. The platform brings information about the lowest airfares and enables users to find the best travel destination and book flights through its online platform.
The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
Flit specializes in the fields of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and product design.
Linguatrip is a marketplace that connects language learners to language immersions abroad. Two weeks of full immersion can give you the same progress than 6 months of studying a foreign language at home.
They disrupt at 24B+ language travel market (including language courses abroad and student accommodation) by bringing it online with a marketplace approach.. .
ComfortWay has solved the high cost of mobile roaming by developing a global SIM card that lets international travelers get affordable data and voice roaming in 120+ countries at local rates ($10 – $20 per GB). This solution is based on innovative Virtual SIM technology coupled with a Cloud Billing platform.
Our Cloud Platform acts as a Marketplace opened for all mobile operators around the world. They can offer their local prepaid plans for millions of travelers without expenses on marketing and logistics.
It provides fair competitive prices and high quality of mobile services. First version with European coverage is already being sold in Europe and Russia (2500+ customers, monthly revenue on sales and traffic $50+K) Now we’re developing the second generation with worldwide coverage.
It could be developed in 3-4 months and requires about $0.2M.. .
DeepFlight design and develops innovative submarines for recreation and adventure. They sell their subs direct to yacht owners and high-end resorts.
In addition, they operate DeepFlight Adventures, extraordinary underwater excursions in DeepFlight submarines, at resorts worldwide. DeepFlight submarines are uniquely designed for underwater flight, allowing passengers to truly explore and experience the oceans.
Their submarines provide a comfortable, safe, and exciting way to explore the underwater world. Imagine flying alongside whales, sharks, and dolphins; exploring uncharted shipwrecks, or hovering over pristine coral reefs..
ASAP Tickets provides you with discount airfares, airline seat inventory, group travels, multi-city flights, one-way and round-trip tickets.
At Seamless Planet our mission is to provide a simple and effective solution for individuals who want access to experiences anywhere in the world. We’ve accumulated a vast inventory of activities, things to do and unique experiences to offer to travelers.
When searching for the perfect experience for the traveler, we use a mix of artificial intelligence and the human touch to personalize the best activity that fits the travelers needs and wants.. .
Enjoyney helps connect travelers with trusted locals for once in a lifetime experience ranging from tours of local attractions, attending major events and finding great places to eat off the beaten path. Our mission is to securely and safely allow our users the ability to get hands-on experience learning a new city.
Our on-demand platform will allow anyone in the Bay Area the ability to connect with trusted locals to experience unique San Francisco experiences, such as taking a boat tour of The Bay, guided tours of the Ferry Building Farmers’ Market, or a picnic lunch at a local favorite, Dolores Park.. .
Hotwire.com is a discount travel site with low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Launched in 2000, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars.
J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Independent Travel Web Site Satisfaction Study(SM) recognized Hotwire for ranking “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Independent Travel Web Sites, Three Years in a Row.”.
TourNative helps tourists reach natives and share a true and organic local experience – creating jobs locally and connecting people worldwide. Tired of touristy things when you travel? Get a local to offer you a unique tour or experience.
Think of TourNative as an uber or airbnb for local tours and experiences. It’s insured and is available on desktop, tablet and as an app on iOS & Android..
TripCloud is all-in-one travel desk software for mid-sized companies, travel managers, business travelers, assistants, office administrators, accountants, and individual users in the United States and India. The application helps its users plan, book, and account for all company tours.
It also enables its users to book flights, hotels, and rental cars. TripCloud was launched in 2015 in San Francisco, California..
The world is filled with amazing places to explore, fascinating people to meet, and new things to experience. OppNLyfe gives everyone from all walks of life and backgrounds the opportunity to enjoy the world.
It’s about creating global opportunities by connecting people to their goals and making it possible to achieve their dreams in ways never thought of before.. .
Travel Jeanieous is a micro-influencer who creates digital content for brands, hotels, and tourism boards.
Virgin America is a California-based airline that is on a mission to make flying good again, with brand new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and a host of fun, innovative amenities that are reinventing domestic air travel. With fleetwide in-flight internet, mood-lit cabins, custom-designed leather seats, power outlets, and a video touch-screen at every seatback offering guests on-demand menus and countless entertainment options, the Virgin America experience is unlike anything else in the skies.
Since launching in August 2007, Virgin America has captured a host of travel industry best-in-class awards, including: “Best Domestic Airline” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for five consecutive years, “Best Business/First Class” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Business Travel Poll for five consecutive years, “Best Domestic Airline” in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for six consecutive years, and #1 in Class in Zagat’s Global Airlines Survey in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Virgin America flies from San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), Boston (BOS), Cancun (CUN), Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Cabos (SJD), New York (JFK), Orlando (MCO), Palm Springs (PSP), Puerto Vallarta (PVR), San Diego (SAN), Seattle (SEA), Washington D.C.
(IAD and DCA), Philadelphia (PHL), Portland (PDX), New Jersey (EWR), San Jose (SJC), Anchorage (ANC), and Austin (AUS).. .
QwkPic is a mobile app for photoshoots and photographers on-demand. The app allows users to summon an iphotographer to their location and receive the photos on their phone during the shoot.
It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Marina Del Rey, California.. .
Bella Vita Consultants
Bella Vita Consultants is the first medical tourism provider to serve the booming plastic surgery industry in the Dominican Republic and beyond. Medical tourism is a multibillion dollar industry and Bella Vita has been highly recognized and respected as a leading provider serving some of the most sought out countries.
Aside from providing consulting to it’s clients to ensure they are fully prepared for their journey, Bella Vita also plays the role of a liaison between the difficult to reach surgeons and patient. We customize each clients package to meet their budget and needs.
Our coordination services include obtaining quotes from surgeons on behalf of our clients, securing and confirming their surgery dates, making travel reservations, arranging stay accommodations as well as personalized services to include a chauffeur, private nurse care, translator, masseuse and arranging tourist activities. In just one year since our launch, Bella Vita has grown considerably and is in the process of expansion.
We are now working on our South American sector, initiating in the plastic surgery “”Mecca”” of the world, Colombia. In addition to the services we already offer, we will also be providing post operative care at our very own recovery house and medical spa, Beauty Sleep Recovery & Spa.
Beauty Sleep will be the first recognized recovery house in Cali, Colombia meeting approval by both the government and Ministry of Health. One of our providers in Colombia, “”The Valle del Cauca Institute for Deaf and Blind Children of Colombia”” was acknowledged in 2014 by the IDB, the Alas Foundation and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.
This institute has a surgical clinic on its premises and for every surgical procedure a patient receives there, the funds will be used to rehabilitate a child who is blind or deaf. Bella Vita has been fully branded in Colombia as it is believed that our growth will receive a high success rate in this market..
Rentse – an online booking platform that matches business travellers with their ideal inspiring temporary work spaces.
United Sound of America
Our Mission: To Tell the Story of the American Music of Our Time Through the World’s Artistic Cultures. American Sound is a reality show made for live stream through our website which is accessed by subscriptions.
It is a hybrid of Talent Competition and Travel – Reality Show. By presenting the Art of Jazz Improvisation in the forum of pop culture, we will help promote the health and job making ability within our endangered industry as well as our global understanding.
By auditions before a panel of the most eminent jazz performers and educators in the industry, a band of ambassadors will be selected to go to different countries as travel show hosts to tell stories of the artistic cultures and to hybrid our American jazz with the instruments, traditions and the people of the places they visit. Over the course of the series they will emerge a new full length collaborative work of music to be performed at the end of the tour.
The series will be narrated by improvisational and comedic actors. During our broadcast hours, we will also present a programming of jazz education shows.
They will consist of jam sessions, lectures, master classes, instrument classes, composition and theory, and chats where our customers can call or text in with their questions and have them answered in real time. Technology to broadcast in this way is already available and the architecture of the website can be built without new invention.
Because of our minimal use of earth’s resources and maximum employment of talent, the majority of our funding goals of $10,000,000 to begin operations will go to salaries for new jobs. Our customers will benefit in a broader access to information about jazz culture and acquaintances while saving money and time on travel and admission fees to lectures, shows and sessions.
eTips develops Travel Apps. They have very wide portfolio with over 300 apps.
They cover tourist destinations, museums, places of interests. Their products have great features: Augmented Reality, No roaming charges, Zoomable Maps, Itineraries, Budget based places to go, Metro routing, HD photos, among others.
When travelling, people should not miss a thing and travel light.. .
Flite Lite is a unique airline booking platform that allows travelers to: search for the cheapest flights.
This Is Ground
This Is Ground’s mission is to inspire people all over the world to create anywhere. They mobilize their customers with the necessary accessories for organizing creative and tech tools – they encourage their community to “always prepared to embark on the creative journey.” They design and make travel, design, and tech leather accessories in Los Angeles and Italy.
They’re based in the warehouse district of LA which is part of the growing tech and consumer goods ecosystem in Downtown Los Angeles. They’re comprised of a small and efficient team and have seen growth from the organic coverage by their social and press networks..
FlightCaster predicts flight delays. FlightCaster can predict your probability of delay hours before the airline or any other app notifies you.
FlightCaster uses a patent-pending algorithm that scours data on every domestic flight for the past 10-years and matches it to real-time conditions.. .
Atmosphere Research Group
Atmosphere Research Group is a boutique research and advisory firm that serves the global travel industry. It focuses on brand, product, and loyalty marketing; e-commerce; and travel industry distribution.
Atmosphere Research Group was founded in 2011 by Henry Harteveldt and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. .
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise and tour company.
SOR Technology started more than 10 years ago and has evolved to become a leading provider of online travel-related reservation and search technology. Some of the world’s top brands including Ford, Southwest, Best Buy, Quicken Loans and hundreds of others utilize our platform.
Most recently we were ranked for the sixth time as “America’s Fastest Growing Travel Company” by the prestigious Inc. 500 Magazine.
Our primary growth drivers continue to be technology, product innovation, and global expansion. Our portfolio of products is as diverse as our solutions.
We look forward to sharing with you our industry insight, strategic solutions, and integrated technology platform.. .
Boutique Air has provided air charter to private groups and individuals since 2007. We now offer commercial service to travelers in many states.
Tickets are bookable on www.boutiqueair.com and through travel agencies.. .
Bondai is a group travel planning app that helps friends quickly decide on their next holiday adventure arrangements.
Five Star Gourmet Foods
Five Star Gourmet Foods is a company which provides food to retail, school and foodservice channels.
Guidekick is a mobile app that brings to life top travel destinations with interactive 3D maps, music, and compelling narrative.
BUENA AI is a social commerce platform for people and businesses passionate about lifestyle. It makes a recommendation between friends easy.
The platform also makes smart, meaningful purchases in travel and retail for consumers. It allows consumers to find information online, compare their options, and know they are receiving honest recommendations.
BUENA AI enables them to inform readers about the products and experiences while monetizing their posts. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, USA..
Contiki creates eye-opening travel experiences for 18-35 year olds from around the world. Contiki travelers explore amazing destinations alongside a group of like-minded young adventurers who share a passion for travel.
Contiki is part of the Travel Corporation’s award-winning family of brands. They are the worldwide leader in travel for young adults and operate over 270 trips in more than 50 countries around the world.
With 53 years of experience, they know a thing or two about travel.. .
EveryTrail is a global web2.0 platform for geo-tagged user-generated travel content that’s changing the way people share travel experiences.
Hello Scout Inc.
Hello Scout on a mission to make your travels relaxing, spontaneous and unique. They provide a text message and app-based concierge to hotels looking to enhance their guest experience.
Hello Scout uses a combination of city experts and bots to reply to guest requests.. .
BlueOcean Pay is a cross border payment solutions provider for Chinese outbound tourists.
NapZzz is a mobile, peer-to-peer, geolocation based marketplace, where members can find and rent a space nearby for the fraction of time needed. Members also could be host listing their own space.
We offer a solution for people that are backpacking, traveling the world, and working far from home who need a peaceful moment to power up before going back to work. For hosts, it is a great opportunity to increase their income..
Ruba is a visual travel guide & tour review site that helps travelers from around the world discover their next trip. Visitors can browse highly visual guides written by other travelers about interesting themes such as “The Top 7 Most Picturesque Towns in Provence France.” The company embraces the highly social nature of travel planning via tight integration with Facebook and Twitter and integrates Google maps for geographic locations and addresses.
Ruba was founded by serial entrepreneurs Mike Cassidy and Arnaud Weber and is backed by leading venture capital firms Benchmark and DFJ. Advisory Board members with backgrounds as senior executives from Google, Yelp, Yahoo, and other leading companies are helping guide Ruba’s introduction and growth.
The website makes it fun and easy to browse and discover amazing new places around the world that best match a user’s travel tastes. Unlike other travel review sites where users consume reviews of individual hotels, restaurants, or sights, on Ruba users explore full guides which are collections of reviews of the best places (e.g., My Favorite Historical Places in Italy).
Ruba’s highly engaging visual interface with thousands of high quality pictures empowers users to enjoy travel exploration and research even if they have no immediate plans for a trip.. .
Travelers and businesses around the world are saving time and money by managing their travel using Hyper, a personal travel concierge in your pocket. Use Hyper to chat with a dedicated, personal travel concierge, who can help with everything from research to planning to booking to providing in-destination assistance.
Simply tell Hyper what you need for your next trip, and consider it done. Hyper will promptly handle your request, so you can spend your time on what really matters..
Pebble Beach Company
Pebble Beach Company is an owner and operator the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts.
LBF Travel is a global leisure, travel and tourism industry leader that operates call centers and consumer-direct websites. LBF Travel provides research, planning and booking tools for the leisure and business traveler using state-of-the-art technologies that match the consumer’s directives with the best possible travel option.
LBF Travel: A Global Reach LBF Travel has offices in San Diego, California, United States, Bangkok, Thailand, Delhi and Chandigarh, India and Tijuana, Mexico. The company has a staff of 700 travel professionals to assist leisure and business travelers plan and book the best travel options.
LBF Travel owns and manages consumer brands, including Travelation and SmartFares. Working with airline supply partners, LBF Travel offers business and leisure travelers exceptional pricing.
Founded on Experience LBF Travel was founded in 2010 and is led by a team of professionals with the combined experience of over 100 years in the travel industry. The privately held company is a leading force in travel expertise and developed pioneering technology that customizes services and meets partner demands.
Chairman and CEO Michael H. Thomas has been in the online travel business since 1995, when he founded a company called OneTravel in a barn on a sheep farm in Pennsylvania.
Senior team members bring years of experience in every aspect of the travel industry including funding, operations, sales marketing strategies and financials. Founded on the premise that customers come first, every member of the LBF Travel team, from founder to call center representative, is committed to ensuring customer satisfaction with each and every transaction.
Lulutrip, Inc., located in Silicon Valley, CA, was established to provide world-class travel service for Chinese-speaking customers worldwide. Our mission statement is “Global Travel, Local Service.” We were the first Chinese-language travel service in the market to introduce an advanced online tour booking platform, which allows our customers worldwide to reserve and purchase tours 24/7.
In addition to our market-leading booking system, we provide personal travel consulting service through our experienced bilingual travel agent team.. .
Din Tai Fung Restaurant Group
Din Tai Fung Restaurant Group is a restaurant that offers Chinese and Japanese cuisines.
Kind Traveler, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), is the world’s first socially conscious ‘Give + Get’ hotel booking and educational platform that empowers travelers to benefit the wellbeing of communities, the environment, and animals. Exclusive rates are offered from curated ‘Kind Hotels’ upon a $10 nightly donation to a local charity that positively impacts the visiting destination, or to a favorite charity of choice.
100 percent of the donations raised on the Kind Traveler platform go directly to charities. Travelers can search for Kind Hotels based on initiatives towards wellness, sustainability, and community impact.
Kind Traveler IS a warrior for good, a shift in mindset, an idea with the power to evolve into a growing global movement fueled by every day people like you who love to travel, by charities that dedicate themselves to creating a better place to live, and by hotels and travel properties that believe they have a responsibility to the communities where they do business. Kind Traveler’s goals are purposefully aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals: preventing poverty and hunger, protecting the planet, reducing inequality, and promoting wellbeing for individuals and animals.
Kind Traveler received the ‘Best Ethical Travel Agency of 2018’ award by ELUXE Magazine in the UK, has been featured in 300+ news and blog outlets, and was selected as one of 100 businesses in a new hardback book titled ‘Disrupt: 100 Lessons in Business Innovation.’ Let’s reinvent travel together: www.kindtraveler.com Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter (@KindTraveler), Instagram (@KindTraveler), YouTube and Pinterest. To Be a Kind Hotel or Charity, email: firstname.lastname@example.org **As Seen On** The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, The Huffington Post, Yahoo News, U.S.
World News & Report, AFAR, The San Francisco Chronicle, Hotels Magazine, Green Lodging News, Skift, Lodging Magazine, The Seattle Times + more. see less AWARDS: Winner: 2020 Travel + Leisure, Global Vision Award Winner: 2019 Lufthansa Innovation Hub Changemaker Challenge, Germany Finalist: 2019 UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure, Chile Finalist: 2019 Make Change Awards, Innovation of the Year, LA Finalist: 2019 Bessie Awards, Startup of the Year, U.S.
Winner: 2018 Best Ethical Travel Agency, ELUXE Mag, U.K. Winner: 2018 Business Supporter of the Year, Marine Mammal Care Center, LA Winner: 2017 Rising Star in Tourism, Women in Travel & Tourism International.
Personalized travel itineraries combining human insights with specialized algorithms to deliver a curated list of travel recommendations
Currently launching an early beta of HipHerd, a travel platform that uses ML to plan your perfect trip in minutes.
gaytravel connects gay travelers with gay friendly companies, destinations and places to stay throughout the world. gaytravel reaches over a million gay and lesbian consumers each year through the gaytravel.com site and a combination of social media, public relations and LGBT partner sites.
In March of 2010, gaytravel launched its first major site redesign since the company was founded in 1999. The new gaytravel site offers improved functionalities such as the Meet Section which allows site visitors to connect with one another, find travel companions and share travel tips and local insights.
This allows gaytravel to have a variety of unique and relevant content that brings gay travelers back to the site each time they are looking to travel. The gaytravel is backed by a management team with successes such as 1-800-FLY4LESS behind them and a significant venture capital investment..
Alpha Flight Guru
Alpha Flight Guru saves its customers money and time. By providing personalized service to the executives and companies it serves, we’re able to save our customer millions of dollars each year on deeply discounted, international luxury flights.
AFG provides more service, more access, and more value. We are dedicated to finding you the best, international Business Class Flights available.
No more searching for your own deals and comparing dozens of rates. Our Gurus have the know-how to find the best flights, with the best carriers, for the best rates.
We hope you’ll start booking with us today!. .
Triporati Inc. is a online travel company that helps consumers find the right destination for their ideal vacation with their “Destination Genome Project” platform.
Over 70 Travel Experts (who have contributed to over 650 travel guidebooks) have deconstructed over 2,000 destinations from around the world, and have rated, ranked and profiled them along 62 dimensions (attributes and activities). Users express their interests and are presented with a personalized and customized map, recommending the best places to go to do exactly what they want to do..
Silicon Beach LA
Silicon Beach LA is an online platform that provides information on technology stops and startups in Los Angeles. It was founded by Robert G.S.
Lambert and Jeremy Gocke in February 2012 and is based in Santa Monica, California.. .
OnCabs is a global ground travel booking platform set to revolutionize the way businesses and private travelers book and schedule ground travels. OnCabs provides travelers access to preferred travel ride through their reliable network of ground travel providers.
OnCabs aim to incorporate ride booking into the travel industry by making ride booking available at every travel point of sale to allow travelers seamlessly book competitive rides that fit their lifestyle and blend into the future trends of booking rides online and on mobile app.. .
Barry’s Ticket Service Inc. (Barry’s) and Barrystickets.com have been providing hard-to-get and premium tickets to our clients for all major worldwide, national and local events since 1984.
As an upstanding member of the National Association of Ticket Brokers (NATB), Official Partner of the Los Angeles Clippers and AM570 reliability and accountability are cornerstones of our business philosophy. BarrysTickets.comis an online ticket provider for all sports, concert, theater, and exclusive event tickets.
We also provide tickets to special events that no other website offers. Barry’s Tickets is located in Los Angeles at 1020 S.
Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90015.. .
King’s Seafood Company
King’s Seafood Company is a restaurant offering seafood and hospitality services.
Sidewalk Guides, Inc.
Sidewalk is an app that provides free, guided walk experiences, created by anyone with stories, insight and personal knowledge to share.
Curated Planet provides mobile solutions that keep tour operators and travelers in sync.
They eat, drink and breathe music festivals. They are always on the lookout for the next great music festival where they can find the next great band and experience.
But the more they looked, the more they realized that there wasn’t just one easy place to do it all. They wanted a website where they could discover new music festivals http://festpop.com/news/, buy tickets and book travel in one convenient location.
So they created FestPop. FestPop is the easiest way to find new music festivals http://festpop.com/festival-finder/.
You can buy tickets http://travel.festpop.com book travel, reserve hotels, rent cars, as well as shop for all of your music festival essentials http://shop.festpop.com/, all in one place! At FestPop, you will find the most informative and engaging music festival content. Stay updated on music festival news like lineups, press releases, festival reviews and more.
And… no other music festival website offers you the ability to book your entire trip in one place! They are committed to helping music festival fans of every generation easily discover, prepare and plan their next music festival journey. So whether you’re into EDM, Country, Rock, Rap, Hip Hop, Classical, Indie, Jazz, Bluegrass or Christian… you’re sure to find a music festival for you..
TREPIC Inc. is a visually inspiring AI/VR driven online travel agency and data-driven matching marketplace for social influencers and travel brands.
TREPIC Inc. was founded by Kimberli Cheung Wright and John Cho in 2014 and is based in Menlo Park, California..
FairFly is the world’s leading independent provider of airfare price assurance, travel management insights and traveler well-being technology. FairFly’s solutions’ suite is used by many of the world’s largest banking, pharmaceutical, IT and consulting companies to bring transparency to their corporate travel programs and improve traveling employee welfare.
On average, FairFly finds clients between four and eight per cent of global air spend savings and has relationships with all major Travel Management Companies. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, FairFly is backed by Blumberg Capital, Emery Capital; the board is chaired by entrepreneur and Waze co-founder, Uri Levine..
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