Startups solving safety, sustainability and industry pain points emerge in WiT Startup Pitch 2021

Twelve semi-finalists picked to pitch at WiT Experience Singapore

Vacation startups resolving a assortment of problems from addressing buyer stress and anxiety about protection and sustainability to fixing new and pressing agony factors confronted by the business will compete for the title of WiT Startup Pitch of the 12 months 2021 this Oct.

Soon after a shut and rigorous round of deliberation by a handpicked panel of judges, a whole of 12 startups have been picked to pitch throughout WiT Experience Singapore, the first vacation meeting in Asia Pacific to return to a total actual physical and hybrid format at Marina Bay Sands.

The semi-finals will be held on October 19, the first working day, and three
finalists will go on to the Grand Finals on Oct 20 and a winner introduced
that working day.

The 12 semi-finalists (with a summary of what they do) are:

  • CityGuyd – AR tech on authentic everyday living excursions increasing the vacation
    working experience
  • inDest – AI powered B2B2C platform to aid journey
    organizations drive in-vacation spot profits
  • indie ­– creator software program for journey business people
  • Kotozna Dwell Chat – SaaS journey tech produced to automate,
    digitise and control knowledge of hotel’s simply call centre functions
  • Kyte – API for airways to transform the way they build, value and
    distribute their merchandise to customers
  • LHD ­– Marketplace for holiday break packages
  • RunGO – application for audio-guided functioning routes
  • Safe and sound Travel Barometer – SaaS and API options for journey
    companies to assess journey-overall health stability compliance.
  • Help you save A Coach – GDS for Rail
  • Table4A single – Matching platform for solo business
    travellers
  • Thrust Carbon – sustainability methods for substantial
    world wide company consumers with a individual concentration on corporate travel
  • TrekSecure – Automated call investigation processes for
    professional aviation

“Congratulations to the dozen business people who built it,” stated Yeoh Siew
Hoon, founder, WiT. “It’s heartening that even with the challenges of the final
two many years, enthusiasm within just the vacation startup space is nevertheless potent and we
gained entries from throughout the earth. Some of this year’s entries may discover
their growth accelerated, not hindered, by the forces that condition returning
vacation.

“This period, the pandemic, has also been a great leveller. For visionary, daring, and agile young corporations, there will be blue ocean times ahead that they are uniquely positioned to make the most of. Our semi-finalists appear to meet up with the simply call of the situations – from curated place encounters to dwell chat to providers constructed all over safety, protection and sustainability.

“It was exciting to see the judges decide on some that were specialized niche goods
and some that solved new and urgent agony points for journey. We want to thank
the 14 judges for putting in the time to get us to this stage of the
opposition.”

The 12 semi-finalists will current at WiT Working experience Singapore on Oct 19. (Graphic credit rating: Metamorworks/Getty Photographs)

The WiT Startup Pitch 2021, run by Amadeus, is held in partnership with AWS which will supply up to US$250,000 truly worth of AWS credits and specialized aid by the AWS Activate program. The winner will have the chance to current in man or woman throughout the 5 minutes in the Highlight session at The Phocuswright Meeting in Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood, Florida, November 15-17, 2021.

The WiT Startup Pitch is an once-a-year function that seeks out the most modern startups in the travel engineering place. It is returning for its 13th yr and winners in the last three several years have integrated Dream Push, Japan, which developed into a company of campervans to endure Covid IDEM Hospitality, now Groups360, subsequent an acquisition and Break up that is a “Buy Now, Pay Later” merchandise which pivoted out of travel to standard e-commerce owing to the pandemic.

“We are really happy of our alumni of winners for the reason that they depict the best of startups – imaginative, resilient and decided,” explained Yeoh. “We look forward to welcoming the subsequent winner who will be topped up coming month.”

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