Travel & Tourism (148)
Taxis that don’t run on empty
With Taxiback.com, black cabs in Britain can capitalise on what could have been an empty cab ride back. Passengers simply need to submit their trip online in advance and will receive 3 offers. After selecting one, you will be picked up and your journey will be provided at a reduced rate.
Why it matters
There is a clear advantage for both travelers and taxi drivers; taxis gain extra revenue while travelers enjoy reduced rates. Are there any missed opportunities that you could capitalise on in your industry?
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.
Swedish consumers appear to be opting for 'staycations' this summer as recession forces them to rethink their holiday plans. In lieu of taking an expensive, luxury holidays overseas, many are scaling back their plans, opting instead for vacations closer to home.