Digital Booking Sites

Five travel startups connecting travelers on their journey

@SamShankman

Jun 03, 2013 3:22 am

Travel is the collision of strangers. Those collisions can be as spontaneous as buying fruit in a marketplace or as intentional as couch-surfing.

This week’s SkiftSeedlings seeks to organize those collisions online via common interests and needs. Photographers finding a new shot, new travelers looking to avoid scams, and tourists looking for a local’s perspective could all use a little help finding one another. It’s up to the startup to create a trusted platform that’s both useful and fun.

GET YOUR DAILY DOSE OF SKIFT: SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERRSSTWITTER OR FACEBOOK.
FOR ALL OF OUR SKIFTSEEDLINGS COLLECTION, CHECK OUT OUR ARCHIVES HERE.

Tags: ,

Follow @SamShankman

More on Skift

Marriott Rewards Named Top Hotel Loyalty Program in the U.S.
5 New Travel Startups Highlighting the Diversity of the Travel Industry
Daily Travel Startup Watch: Tribearound, SpaceHitch and More
How to Find the ‘Holistic Traveler’ Trapped in Your Data

We're the Moneyball of the Travel Industry

We know what's coming next in travel. Subscribe to the newsletter and get all the goodness in your inbox daily.