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Travel Tech Con 2018, San Francisco


  • The Lab 2948 16th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Ursula Silling, CEO & Founder at XXL Solutions and Managing Director at think future - Hamburg Aviation Conference will be a member of the judges for the start up competition at this year's travel tech con. The winners will participate at think future 2019.  

We at XXL Solutions do things differently and help aviation and travel companies to transform as well as innovative tech companies and start ups to understand customer needs to build better products and to get known. We love supporting the start up community - new approaches are so urgently needed in the industry. We will be sharing our impressions from this event in Silicon Valley. 

You find more information about the finalists here.   And about the speaker line up here

Short summary of the finalists:

Bounce: Daily and hourly luggage storage at local shops in NYC: https://usebounce.com/

Unboundly: New flight routing technology for infinite flexibility and affordability: http://www.unboundly.com/

Via TRM: Next generation SaaS for educational travel: https://www.via-trm.com/

Vacation Fund: Invest in employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention by giving them the gift of travel: https://www.vacationfund.io/employers

Trvl Porter: Luxury style concierge that lends you a personalized wardrobe to your hotel: https://trvlporter.com/

TRILL Travel: A platform that creates bookable experiences from social travel content: http://app.trilltravel.co/

SkyHi Travel: Claim last minute seats on planes for a low monthly subscription fee: http://flyskyhi.com/

Sidewalk Guide: An app that provides free, guided walk experiences, created by anyone with stories, insight and knowledge to share about the places they love: www.sidewalk.guide

Boni Loud Steps USA: Indoor navigation for the visually impaired: www.loudsteps.com

Group desk: software to simplify your Group Travel business by bringing AI: http://groupdesk.io/

Shep Travel: We make travel & managing #businesstravel more enriching by lessening the work, burden & constraints for business travelers & managers: https://sheptravel.com/

Touch & Discover: An Ultra Secure Communication Technology featuring a custom designed A.I.: http://www.creatingrevolutions.com/

Direct: The forward-thinking, do-everything software platform for vacation rental, hotel, hostel, and B&B management companies: https://www.getdirect.io/

Triphop: Online hotel booking platform that rewards travelers with unrestricted cashback rewards: https://www.triphop.com/

CityStasher (attendance unconfirmed): Don’t let luggage ruin your trip. Use CityStasher to find a trusted location to store your bags safely & cheaply: https://stasher.com/

We are happy to be part of the TTC18 judges:

Daniel Coleman // Future of Travel Experience

Mike Coletta // Phocuswright

Ajay Sharma // JetBlue Technology Ventures

Norm Rose // Travel Tech Consulting

John Matson // Voyager HQ

Henry Chen Weinstein // Cockpit Innovation

Amir Amidi // Plug and Play

Pedro Anderson // Winding Tree

Gianni Cataldo // ATPCO

Rom Hendler // Innovel

Valentin Dombrovsky // Travelabs

Valentina Milanova & Alice Ferrari // Founders Factory

Daniel Senyard // Travel Tech Austin & Capital Factory

Max Tremaine // Travel Tech Toronto

Ursula Silling // XXL Solutions

Dinesh C // CarVi  

Michael Putnam Custom Travel Solutions

Máire P. Walsh (Prize: mentorship & connections / industry introductions)