Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017
A new accelerator program named as Booking.com Booster has been recently launched by Booking.com, world leader in accommodation booking online. This initiation is specifically designed to recognize, mentor, and fund enterprising and prospective start-ups across the globe for creating positive impact on global tourism.
This three weeks program will take place in Amsterdam in June 2017. Also, it’ll allow startups to pitch for grants up to €500,000. Besides, the program supports startups on sustainaible tourism in the areas like environment protection, preservation of cultural heritage, promoting inclusive growth in tourism sector to support and develop local communities and economies.
To quote Vikas Bhola, Regional Manager-India, Booking.com, ‘’ There are thousands of beautiful, unique destinations to explore in every corner of the globe, but that’s not something we should take for granted. Through Booking.com Booster, we want to help ventures in sustainable tourism accelerate their growth in order to maximize the impact they can have globally. By identifying and funding these outstanding startups, sharing our expertise and working together, we can explore and learn how best to protect the future of the destinations we love so much so that our great-great-grandchildren can continue to enjoy them for years to come.”