Tourity – the best way to plan your travel2 years ago Shalini B
Finally got the time to take a vacation and some “time off” from work? But do questions like “where shall we go?”, ” How many days?”, “What would be the budget?”, ” What are the places to visit in a specific city/state/country?” bother you?
Well, most of us are stuck in the bucket of the above questions while planning a trip. Getting real time information about travel, the place, its culture is a major challenge to all travellers. But what if we tell you, forget all these confusions now and simply plan on your budget and place – and the rest will all be taken care of by this amazing startup – Tourity. ‘They just don’t make you travel, they create relationships.’
While one can take a guess from the name of the startup, this firm is a one stop solution to all travel needs. Tourity provides travel guides and tour packages designed by locals, seasoned travellers and tour operators so that people planning a trip to that destination get the most out of their travel experience. What makes it more interesting is that every package revolves around themes like heritage, food, culture etc.
Travellers can discover custom-made holiday plans within seconds and also book tour packages on-demand powered by their travel 3.0 engine. Tourity aims to engage the travellers in effortless & hassle-free discovery of customized travel experiences and introduce on-the-go travel guide which provides offline content and navigation as per the holiday plan offered or selected.
The founders and the birth of Tourity
The people behind Tourity are 4 passionate mates who believe in the same vision. While Anoop Munshi is the founder and CEO, the other 3 are tech founders who are working part time on the startup. Each one of them is working on the technology of mobile, web and UX respectively.
The startup popped up as an idea in Anoop’s mind when he found himself struggling to find quality information about which places to visit, how to plan best route and further getting information about authentic local cultural experiences when he was planning his trip to Konark. Even though after lot of struggle when he found the information, it was all in a mess. It all added up to the work when Anoop had to structure down the information.
This is when he saw a serious pain-point and market opportunity in this field and felt there was a serious gap in the market where there was no other player who was providing custom-made holiday plans for travellers. The realisation of this gap led Anoop and his team to build Tourity.
How does the service work?
- For Travel guides: Travelers can simply input the destination they are planning for and the team provides them with results and choices which are available to download for offline use as well.
- For Tour packages: Travelers can immediately book for the destination they are looking for and they will be provided with a host, transportation and accommodation for their travel dates
Currently the firm is boot strapped. They also plan to expand rapidly into 100 popular holiday cities around the world and launch the phase 2 of their product soon; a roadmap providing dynamic tour packaging in real-time in the next two years.
So readers, what are you waiting for? Simply download the app on your Android and getting going to plan up your next trip.