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?
For people who can’t sit still and love to explore foreign lands, language can pose a significant barrier. But, who has time to sit down and cram a new language every time you set foot on new soil? Traveler’s Phrasebook has solved that problem with foreign communication tees. All the traveler need do is point to the correct image on their chest to communicate with the locals.
Hostels appear to be reinventing themselves by adopting a more upmarket image. New look hostels based in European cities such as Prague and Paris are now offering five star service, complete with en-suite bathrooms, flat screen TVs and swimming pools, all for as little as £29 per night.