TourMega launches the first search engine dedicated to tours and activities
CALIFORNIA: TourMega, a travel startup based in Silicon Valley, launched the first search engine dedicated to tours and activities around the world on November 4th, 2016.
TourMega features more than 10,000 tours and activities on six continents and will be adding new choices added on a weekly basis. Travelers will be able to search for and book a variety of experiences from a classic cruise on the Nile to a trek to the Annapurna mountains in Nepal.
“What’s unique about TourMega is that not only will we pull from a variety of tour sites around the world, we also provide the option for amateur tour guides and local experts to sign up and post their own unique experiences,user-friendly,” says Eric Espino, one of TourMega’s founders. “This allows them to share their personal knowledge with the world and tap into the ever growing ‘gig economy’ and make extra cash on the side.”
Tourmega’s technology is user-friendly and optimized for mobile devices to allow travelers to search or post an experience on the go and in minutes. “TourMega is the kayak for tours and activities. We’re working to make our search engine robust, providing many options for users to search and compare tours from different partners that we work with around the world” Says Quynh Pham, TourMega’s Co-founder and CEO. She adds “We are also working on an AI platform to help users book their trips based on past travel behavior and individual interests”. The team also is working on mobile applications for Android and IOS devices which should be available in 2017.
For its launch, TourMega is offering travelers a 15% discount (with promotion code EXPLORETM) for any tour or activity from 12/1/2016 to 12/15/2016.
TourMega was founded in Mountain View, CA by two die-hard travelers and entrepreneurs Quynh Pham, founder of TourNative and Reachoo, and Eric Espino, MIT graduate and former municipal finance professional. For more information please visit TourMega or contact us at [email protected]!