With the third Start-Up Innovation Camp, World Tourism Forum Lucerne is searching for the most innovative business models from tourism, travel and hospitality industry to capture the potential of innovation. This year, Start-Up Innovation Camp will take place on the island of Langkawi in Malaysia, integrated in PATA Travel Mart (PTM), Asia-Pacific’s worldwide travel trade exhibition. Selected young entrepreneurs will be invited to attend half-day event, including pitch presentations in order to grow in their roles as business leaders and to receive valuable advice from experienced industry executives. This provides a great opportunity to establish contacts within a high-ranking audience and to push innovation to the next level.
The winner or each category will receive the Start-Up Innovation Award of 15’000 USD, “5 Minutes of Fame” on the main stage of PTM Talks and coaching programme over the next 2 years.
Don’t miss the opportunity to establish contacts within a high-ranking audience and to push innovation to the next level. Do you meet the following criteria?
• Start-Up is younger than 5 years
• Start-Up has an existing product and first sales
• Start-Up has an international vision and ambition or create a big impact in their region
• Start-Up fits into one of the following categories:
Transaction: Booking-platforms, inspiration-sites, travel content, anything connected to „before travel“
Destination: Local attractions and new destination-concepts
Hospitality: Hotels, vacation rental, anything connected to the topic „accommodation“
Transport: Smart transportation concepts on air, sea, ground
Yes? Then apply for the Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 until 30 June. The best start-ups of each category will be invited to Malaysia on 11 – 13 September (free travel and accommodation). For any additional information, please feel free to contact Ms Polona Levpuscek, , +41 41 228 41 71.