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Peer to Peer Travel News – September 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for September.

Marketing for a successful sharing economy business

Over the past four years I’ve seen a lot of sharing economy travel start ups fail. Actually I’ve seen plenty of more seasoned companies fail in this space too. Though if you never really got off the ground, 5 or 10 or even 15 years in, I think you might still be called a start […]

Americans’ Travel Bucket Lists and Barriers to Travel

LoveHomeSwap commissioned a survey company to research American’s travel desires. The survey, conducted in July, included 1000 people ages 21+.  The results give some insight into travel interests, but perhaps more interesting are the barriers to travel. Of the 77% of Americans who have a travel bucket list, the most desirable countries to visit were: […]

Peer to Peer Travel News – July 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for June and July. CarryMates – a new entrant into the crowdsourced delivery market, CarryMates is still in closed beta. You can read more about […]

Peer to Peer Travel News – May 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for May.

Peer to Peer Travel News – April 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for April.

Selling unused travel to strangers

Stuck with an airline travel voucher that expires this year but you’ve already booked all your trips? Or maybe you have a vacation booking you can’t use? Some of these travel purchases can be transferred to other people. For these cases, TransferTravel is a new business facilitating buying and selling unused travel.  They launched in 2016 and […]

Peer to Peer Travel News – March 2018

These days new sharing economy travel companies launch every week, and I sometimes discover established businesses that I had missed. All of these get added to my spreadsheet of sharing economy travel services. Here’s the summary for March.

A brief hiatus

I’ve been writing regular posts for this website for several years now. I think I’ve published at least 2 posts a week consistently since starting. But this past month I’ve fallen off a bit. I’ve just been super busy preparing for a trip. And then I’m going to be traveling for three weeks and unable […]

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