Build an application that enhances the connected travel consumer experience.
The OpenTravel Alliance is the source for the most adopted, cross-industry technology standards that enable business solutions driven by the travel community. OpenTravel is passionate about solving the problems inherent with connecting multiple systems within the complex travel distribution arena.
Your goal is to present an innovative solution that enhances the connected consumer experience for the travel industry using at least one of the APIs provided that implement OpenTravel Messaging.
Cash prizes will be awarded for first ($1,000.00), second ($500.00) and third ($250.00) place winners. Each winners submission video will be presented at the OpenTravel Advisory Forum, Amsterdam on April 12th.
Create a web-based application that enhances the connected consumer’s travel experience in a unique way utilizing at least one of the provided APIs that implement OpenTravel messaging. Your goal is to present an innovative solution that enhances the connected consumer experience for the travel industry.
Some examples include:
- A traveler is working with a specific budget, create a way for them to easily plan and book their travel while staying within their budget constraints.
- A new user experience that improves the decision-making efficiency for the travel consumer.
- Create a backend tool used by travel agencies or travel product suppliers to support the travel consumer.
Be creative and think outside the box. Happy hacking!
How to enter
Register for the OpenTravel VHack on devpost.
Request access to the APIs you wish to use - Click here to access APIs
Build your functioning application
Shoot your demo video showcasing your functioning application
Share your video and application with the judges
Submit your application on opentravel.devpost.com before 5pm EST on April 8, 2018 for consideration in the hackathon.
Senior Vice President | LinksRez
President | Confluence Partners LLC
Director of Specifications | OpenTravel Alliance
Aigner Art & Consulting GmbH
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