The future of travel search lies on a Silicon Beach (not in a Valley)
In this article, the author introduces three startups which have featured on Tnooz before, Rome2Rio, Adioso and Getflight, and also the newbie Flightfox.
After more than 15 years of online travel, we are still looking for the perfect travel search engine. But do four Australian startups hold the key to unlocking the future of travel search?
I have written a number of stories on search and travel search (Question and Answer sites post here, future of general search post here). A theme in those posts is that searching for travel in 2012 is very similar to searching for travel in 2002.
On the major online travel agents or metasearch sites you enter a starting point, destination and dates. The results are a list of flights.