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And the winner is…. Result from the PhocusWright Innovation Sessions

November 19, 2012

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The Rome2Rio team at PhocusWright – with just a little amount of help from TOD. A well deserved win for a great concept and team

This year’s people’s choice award at PhocusWright Travel Innovation Summit 2012 was Rome2Rio.

I have been a long lover of maps and GIS – Geographical Information Systems – as a way to make travel easier and more relevant. The Rome2Rio team seem to have cracked it. A super clean algorithm set and a fast response time. Not an overnight success but a sure footed solution to a big problem.

Congrats to Michael and Rod. Well deserved win. A fundamentally great idea well executed. Suffice to say as I noted in my tweet during the conference – if you have not checked them out or signed up for API – then you are going to face a steep hill in the coming years.

Cheers

Timothy

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