This week’s roundup of new travel startups looks at some clever niche sites and services that use a combination of hashtags, Airbnb-inspiration, the Facebook social graph, and an events calendar to pair travelers with specific types of trips and advice.
Photo Credit: Moscow-based Travelatus finds travelers concerts and sporting matches based on social recommendations. Screenshot / Travelatus
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Meetings & Events
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