Today Booking.com announced the 10 startups that will join first cohort of the Booking.com Booster. The goal of the programme is to identify, mentor and fund enterprising startups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry.
Nearly 700 startups with teams from 102 nationalities applied to join the programme, with the United States, India, the Netherlands, Russia and Italy topping the list for the highest numbers of applicants.
The 10 selected ventures will participate in a 3-week programme in June 2017 in Amsterdam that culminates with a chance to pitch to a panel of Booking.com and industry experts for grants of up to €500,000 from Booking.com.
The 10 sustainable travel startups that will be joining Booking.com Booster in June 2017 are:
- Backstreet Academy
- Good Hotel
- Local Alike
- MEJDI Tours
This is an excerpt from an article originally published by Booking.com. To find out more about the program and selected startups, visit Booking Booster website.