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Online travel reboots – Seven companies from bosses coming back for more glory

03/30/2010| 10:11:30 AM| 中文

In online travel too it has been a period of comebacks and do overs, where execs from the booms of the nineties and early naughties are running new business in online travel.

Hollywood is having a do-over decade. The rewrite, reboot and redo seems to be the safest bet for a production company.

Planet of the Apes, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Clash of the Titans, The Crazies, The Omen, Amityville Horror etc, the list of movie do overs in the last ten years is endless.

In online travel too it has been a period of comebacks and do overs, where execs from the booms of the nineties and early naughties are running new business in online travel.

Here are a seven of the higher profile online travel reboots (in no particular order).

Triporati

A discovery and inspiration engine built by online travel “founding parents” Jim Hornthal (chairman) and Sharlene Wang (chief product officer). Hornthal and Wang sold Preview Travel to Travelocity in March 2000 – arguably the first major online travel corporate transaction. Through Triporati they are trying to reboot the travel inspiration process with a combination of editorial smarts, travel genomics and customer data collection.

Read the full story at: http://www.tnooz.com/2010/03/26/news/online-travel-reboots-%e2%80%93-seven-companies-from-bosses-coming-back-for-more-glory/

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