Social travel has boomed in the last decade and is tipped to become a prime travel disruptor for 2018. It could bring global communities closer together and promote more sustainable and enriching experiences. Social travel or ‘peer-to-peer’ sites will now find you a local’s house to dine in, a person to teach you the local language and an unofficial tour guide to take you where corporate tour companies may not go.
Inspired by several tech companies as airbnb, blablacar or Peerby in the sharing economy. Yanis Rivero and Jesús Padrón founded a no-fee online travel platform called “Peer2Travel” for booking social group trips. They wanted to connect “LIKE-MINDED SOLO TRAVELERS IN THEIR 30S & 40S TO SHARE AN EXTRAORDINARY GROUP AND FOR BOOKING ACCOMMODATION WITHOUT ANY MIDDLEMEN AND COMMISSION”.
Peer2Travel follows a freemium model and allows customers to book a social group trip and to the suppliers get new customers (niche market) without any commission. Those looking for premium services like high quality cleaning services, financial service to get paid in advance or Invest in there business, however, will have to pay a fee. Peer2Travel is going to launch its first version next year.
Some of the most popular services like Airbnb or Kayak make it quick and convenient to book travel arrangements, but they also add hefty fees to cover their bases. Peer2travel users don’t need to pay traditional commission & fees. They want to cut off the commission up to 30%, that the airbnb or booking.com users used to pay.
As per Allied Market Research – A large number of consumers (1.32 million) opt for Peer to Peer accommodation in the year 2016 and it’s the new growing trend of travel industry. Major factors that drive the use of peer-to-peer accommodations are social appeal due to customers social motivation to get to know, interact, and connect with local communities, and economic appeal owing to the low cost of quality accommodation. Between January 1 2015 and December 2017, the number of searches on Google for solo travel has risen significantly. The graph indicates approximately a 40% increase in searches for solo travel. The solo travelers market represents at least of 15% globally. Roughly one in four people say they will travel solo in the next year (2018) — and that’s on the rise, according to a survey of 2,300 people by marketing firm MMGY Global.
If you have planned a solo trip or vacations and wants someone join with you in your trip for the same destination then you can find your travel companions with Peer2Travel.com – the first trip-sharing platform on the planet. This will help you to get extra money for your trip. Book your social group trip to find the right travel companion. Peer2Travel will feel you 100% secure and hassle-free. If you share your trip than it will also save your money and feel you more enjoyfull than your solo trip. To know more about Peer2Travel please visit http://peer2travel.com/