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Eightydays

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Eightydays
Type
Travel Service
IndustryOnline travel agency
Founded 📆2016
Founder 👔Aleh Tsikhanau
Headquarters 🏙️,
United States
Area served 🗺️
Members
Number of employees
Websitewww.eightydays.me
address
telephone

Eightydays — is an online travel service for automatic generating of trips[1]. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco[2]. Through its website, Eightydays offers a variety of services to facilitate travel[3]. The algorithm takes into account such factors as cost, time, airport accessibility, congestion and some other[3].

History[edit]

The first build of the prototype was developed in 2015 during the Garage-48 hackathon in Minsk[4][5]. In 2016, an iOS app was released. In the same year, the company received the “Startup of the year Belarus” award[6]. In December 2019, a Russian designer Artemy Lebedev invested in a Travel startup[7].

Service[edit]

Eightydays can be used as a mobile app or as a web-site[8]. The service generates a detailed trip of a duration up to 20 days, based on the user’s information upon a departure city, number of days, destination points, budget and other criteria[9][10][11]. User have to start and end tour trip in the same city. Eightydays gives an opportunity to book all tickets in one payment directly on the website and find accommodations from websites like Airbnb and Booking.com.[12]

References[edit]

  1. @NatGeoUK (2019-05-09). "Tech traveller: How to plan your journey". National Geographic. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  2. Leigh, Gabriel. "Eightydays: Why You Might Want An Algorithm To Plan Your Next Trip". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You". www.mentalfloss.com. 2018-05-22. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  4. "New Europe 100: eastern Europe's emerging technology stars". www.ft.com. 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  5. "Five Belarusian apps that took over the world". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  6. "Парк высоких технологий - Новости инкубатора - Стартапом года второй раз подряд назван стартап бизнес-инкубатора ПВТ". www.park.by. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  7. "Артемий Лебедев инвестировал в белорусский стартап Eightydays.me". Bel.biz (in русский). 2019-12-04. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  8. "Eightydays Helps Plan Your Multi-City Trip". Lifehacker. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  9. Leigh, Gabriel. "Eightydays: Why You Might Want An Algorithm To Plan Your Next Trip". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  10. Becchi, Erika (2020-01-15). "Eightydays.me, l'app che ti organizza il viaggio". Periodico Daily (in italiano). Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  11. "Un viaggio ma tante tappe: così in pochi secondi la app organizza un tour". la Repubblica (in italiano). 2020-01-13. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  12. "Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You". www.mentalfloss.com. 2018-05-22. Retrieved 2020-04-29.

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