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These mobile apps aim to improve the travel experience by giving users exactly what they need in the palm of their hands.
>> Voyagic is an itinerary builder that uses filters such as distance and popularity to create a day-by-day schedule including attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels.
SkiftTake: Although the multitude of destinations, hotels and transportation options available today can be overwhelming, some consumers may prefer to sort through it all than to be given a curated itinerary.
>> Fluency is a live on-demand translation app available on iOS and Android. The service can be used for more than 200 languages and costs at least $5 per minute.
SkiftTake: There are a multitude of translation apps available to travelers today, however, no single platform has yet to emerge as an industry leader. And this one is costly.
>> Lyke is a community-based app that gives users real-time feedback about where to go and what to check out in a new city. It shows areas where there are a lot of people congregated, points of interest, and ratings for businesses.
SkiftTake: Social media has become the number one source of travel recommendations and inspiration today making Lyke, a community platform for finding out where to go and what to do, well-aligned with today’s travelers.
>> Virgo is a hotel booking app that differentiates its platform from other larger booking engines by including a free round-trip luxury car service with every reservation. The service is currently only available for airports in the northern California area.
SkiftTake: With an abundance of on-demand car services in the Bay area, Virgo’s complimentary car service is not enough to differentiate it from its better-known competitors in the area.
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