Planning a travelâ€¦want to know the whereabouts of the city like:
â€¢ Where to stay??
â€¢ Where/What to eat??
â€¢ What â€œNot to Missâ€??
What do all of us do?
Search on the internet â€“ Yahoo!, Google, travel related websites, blogs etc.
What do we get?
-- Heaps of incomplete, untrusted information.
The Actual Problem:
1.) Ambiguous data.
2.) Trust someoneâ€™s opinion who we donâ€™t knowâ€¦HOW???
We end up calling our friends and taking their opinion...
The Solution: Travel Assist
Let your friends put the crisp and meaningful information.. that you can search when you are visiting a new place and get feedback on the city whereabouts rather than searching on the web and getting dumps of ambiguous information.Similarly, you help your other friends by putting your opinion after/during your visit. Make sure that your friends receive your feeds/inputs!
1.) Mobile Application using blueprint.
2.) Can be made granular to any â€œfamousâ€ place in a city [which has a woeid].
3.) Authentication using â€œopen idâ€.
4.) Add/Customise more info like "weather".
5) Travel rating among friends; Win the title of "Best Rated Travel Assist"
In Demo: GeoPlanet + YQL +OpenSocial To be For Extension: FireEagle + Blueprint