TRAVLR, a travel tech firm its raised capital

Published on : Monday, November 27, 2017

TRAVLR, a MelbourneTRAVLR, a travel tech firm its raised capital based travel technology platform created by the founder of travel website The Bali Bible has closed a $5 million capital raise from some of New Zealand’s most prominent business leaders, including rich lister Humphry Rolleston.

 

 

The Bali Bible was founded by husband and wife duo Simon and Lani te Hennepe, the business started out as a PDF document Ms te Hennepe created about Bali for her friends and family based on all their travels there.

 

 

 

After getting many requests for the guide, the pair started a Facebook page and in one night it had gone from two likes to more than 1000.

 

 

 

The quick traction led Mr te Hennepe, who had already started a web development company, to turn it into a website. The “labour of love” became a fully-fledged business about three years ago when it started to generate revenue and the pair decided to invest all the earnings from its first year into creating travel marketing and trip curation platform TRAVLR.

 

 

 

Mr te Hennepe said that they have a vision to create a platform that let people create their own version of The Bali Bible with their won cafes, restaurants and tour recommendations. They tackled the booking process next, because people had to check up to 55 sites before booking their holidays. They wanted to bring it all into one platform so that people could drag and drop flights, accommodation, tours, restaurants and more into one place and build and pay for their trip in one package.

 

 

 

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM Latin America 2018
  • 03 IMEX 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 TTF-2018
  • 08 mice-arabia 18
  • 09 JTTX 2018
  • 09 The hotel shows audiarabia 18
  • 10 hotelfair 2018
  • 10 miceforum 18
  • 11 Digital Travel 2018
  • 11 Hotelex-Shanghai 18
  • 12 mitt 18
  • 13 aitf 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com