Travel & Tourism (148)
Here comes the sun, and the holidaymaker
In the Netherlands, the sunny months are limited to May and September. This is why many Dutch people book a holiday and destination based on the likeliness of sunshine. A travel agency has tapped into this insight by allowing consumers to search for their next holiday destination based on the possibility of sunshine and the average temperature.
Why it matters
This company have built an application making it really easy to filter results based on unconventional search categories. How else, and where else, can we leverage freely available data to provide insights to customers and help them cut through the seemingly endless amount of choice?
Bikes without brakes are becoming a big craze in Paris, although they are illegal and warrant an on the spot fine.
Washington DC transportation officials are looking at the current DIY carpooling set-up (called slugging) for tips on how to encourage commuters to carpool to work. They believe that highway gridlock could be eliminated if traffic dropped by 10%.