Eightydays

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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

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

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

  1. @NatGeoUK (2019-05-09). "Tech traveller: How to plan your journey" (in en-gb). https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/travel/2019/05/tech-traveller-how-plan-your-journey. 
  2. Leigh, Gabriel. "Eightydays: Why You Might Want An Algorithm To Plan Your Next Trip" (in en). https://www.forbes.com/sites/gabrielleigh/2020/02/28/eightydays-why-you-might-want-an-algorithm-to-plan-your-next-trip/. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You" (in en). 2018-05-22. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/545297/eightydays-travel-app-multi-city-vacation-budget. 
  4. "New Europe 100: eastern Europe’s emerging technology stars" (in en-GB). 2017-11-23. https://www.ft.com/content/10da5832-ce4b-11e7-9dbb-291a884dd8c6. 
  5. "Five Belarusian apps that took over the world". https://belsat.eu/en/news/five-belarusian-apps-that-took-over-the-world/. 
  6. "Парк высоких технологий - Новости инкубатора - Стартапом года второй раз подряд назван стартап бизнес-инкубатора ПВТ". http://www.park.by/post-1337/. 
  7. "Артемий Лебедев инвестировал в белорусский стартап Eightydays.me" (in ru). 2019-12-04. https://bel.biz/news/artemij-lebedev-investiroval-v-belorusskij-startap-eightydays-me/. 
  8. "Eightydays Helps Plan Your Multi-City Trip" (in en-us). https://lifehacker.com/eightydays-helps-plan-your-multi-city-trip-1792054013. 
  9. Leigh, Gabriel. "Eightydays: Why You Might Want An Algorithm To Plan Your Next Trip" (in en). https://www.forbes.com/sites/gabrielleigh/2020/02/28/eightydays-why-you-might-want-an-algorithm-to-plan-your-next-trip/. 
  10. Becchi, Erika (2020-01-15). "Eightydays.me, l'app che ti organizza il viaggio" (in it-IT). https://www.periodicodaily.com/eightydays-me-lapp-che-ti-organizza-il-viaggio/. 
  11. "Un viaggio ma tante tappe: così in pochi secondi la app organizza un tour" (in it). 2020-01-13. https://www.repubblica.it/viaggi/2020/01/13/news/un_viaggio_in_tante_tappe_una_app_per_organizzare_il_tour-245411496/. 
  12. "Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You" (in en). 2018-05-22. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/545297/eightydays-travel-app-multi-city-vacation-budget. 

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