25 Apr 2013
HomeAway and VRBO vacation rental owners can now build local destination guides for their customers based on existing destination information from Gogobot users, as well as by adding their own tweaks and local favorites. Vacation rental customers can view these “Insider Guides” by going to a HomeAway.com and VRBO.com property listings, and selecting “Map.” Below […]
28 Nov 2012
How many companies have become massive by merely inspiring people to travel? As the once-crowded market for travel inspiration apps and sites thins out, the answer may actually be zero. The biggest travel startup success stories solve a real pain point, focused on planning, booking, or information on-the-go. That’s why the many inspiration sites launched […]
13 Nov 2012
Gogobot spawned social travel, conquered the competition, and now is dictating how TripAdvisor develops its own social features. That analysis comes from Gogobot, of course. In fact, according to Gogobot co-founder and CEO Travis Katz, Gogobot now dictates TripAdvisor’s development roadmap for social features, and TripAdvisor, with its $5 billion market cap, has recently “gotten faster […]
30 Jun 2012
Social travel startup Gogobot‘s new iteration will function like an interactive travel magazine with large photos and personalized recommendations based on your social graph. The new features will emphasize visual content as a companion to the suggestions.