|▲ CEO Kim Hong-ki|
It is reported that around 30 million Koreans are traveling abroad a year. Travel agents are busy to attract potential travelers with competitive price and convenient itinerary platforms. What makes Take Trips standout among them is its all-in-one travel app on which travelers can compare the price and services and more.
Conveniently differentiated service platform
Take Trips lets you compare the price on airplane and hotel and check the itinerary, route, map, transport as well as payment at one-go thanks to the partnership with a number of global travel agents. The system is called ‘Meta Booking’. While ‘Meta Search’ lets you compare the price first and then moves on the desired webpage separately, ‘Meta Booking’ lets you to do it all at once. Take Trips is the third travel agent which introduced ‘Meta Booking’ after trip.com and travelhouse.
The ‘street view’ especially lets you to see the streets of your destination as real as possible and you can also share your ‘itinerary’ with others on SNS. What is more, Take Trips finds what to see, where to eat, where to take bus or train automatically for you so that you can save time and hassle. It is noteworthy that Take Trips transport is connected to Uber and Grab.
Winning 2019 Korea Brilliant People & Brand Awards
It took three years to release this comprehensive travel service platform. Many angel investors showed a great interest in the innovative technique of the platform.
“The app already has been released on Android and will be released on IOS around April this year. I’m also planning to introduce Take Trips token so that travelers can use it as money at member hotels and stores in the respectable destinations” said Kim Hong-ki, CEO of Take Trips.
In recognition of bringing innovation to the travel app industry, Take Trips won the 2019 Korea Brilliant People & Brand Awards in the category of travel platform.
The 2019 Korea Brilliant People & Brand Awards is held by Herald Group which runs the Herald Business and the Korea Herald, and managed by monthly <Power Korea>. The awards find and reward competitive and promising companies and individuals who have shown high potentials to grow. The winners went through strict screening on documentations and also interviews when necessary.
Some of the notable winners included Yongsan District Seoul, Gwangjin District Seoul and Jung District Incheon in the category of self-government and GS Retail, Dongwon F&B, Lotte World, Starbucks Korea, Korean Folk Village and Hotseasoner in various categories.
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