Digital Booking Sites

Is Hipmunk the best travel booking website on the planet?

Excerpt from Forbes

Jul 01, 2012 3:00 am

Skift Take

Hipmunk is innovative, for sure, but is it more than a few features and does it have enough staying power to get its brand known beyond Silicon Valley?

— Dennis Schaal

Sponsored by:

Free Report: The Future of Personalized Marketing in Travel

EFM_4690

Adam Goldstein, Co-Founder and CEO of Hipmunk at 2012 PhoCusWright conference. Photo by PhoCusWright

George Orwell said journalism is “printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” … I don’t feel bad writing a few paragraphs of unpaid PR for Hipmunk, a two-year-old travel-booking site. This post meets the Orwellian bar for journalism insofar as it’s not what Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, ual.com and aa.com want printed: Hipmunk is the best travel site on the Web. Period.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , , , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 1: Seeking Out Shanghai
Interview: Virtuoso CEO on Why the Right Kind of Travel Agent Survived
Skift Business Traveler: Cancel Your Flights Through Chicago This Week
5 Reasons Why You Can’t Ignore Personalization in Travel