The five finalists for the #TalkTravelTech Hilton pitch night have been announced.
The event will take place on May 2 at the offices of London & Partners with the winner set to win the £14,000 top prize.
They will be chosen by a panel of judges including Joshua Sloser, Hilton senior vice president of product and digital innovation, and Jeremy White, product editor at Wired magazine.
The five finalists are:
AVUXI, creator of the TopPlace location insights, analyses millions of social activity signals to help travellers understand, in just seconds, where are the most popular locations in any city on the planet.
Bd4travel uses artificial intelligence to model each individual from the entire audience of a travel company at any given moment, creating real-time interactions, better engagement and improved conversion.
Sidekix is an on demand urban navigation app for local experiences that dynamically creates walking guides based on what you want to see and do along your way including culture, shopping, food, nightlife, activities and more. Available in over 1,000 cities, and used by locals and travellers alike, Sidekix has been featured as a top app by the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Forbes, and many more.
Skippticket is a globally available, web-based booking platform designed for hotels to sell tickets for tourist activities directly through the reception’s staff, the hotel’s wifi or the guest’s smartphone, to provide an even better guest experience and gain additional revenue.
Whym is a service that enables any hotel guest to travel with the confidence that they will always be able to understand, and to be understood, wherever in the world they are.