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Urban Adventures has won the 'Best Travel Startup of the Year' at the TravelMole Web Innovations Awards.
The awards recognise travel operators that have displayed innovation in web design and useability. Urban Adventures launched its website in October 2009 and has since enhanced useability for the travel industry with an Agents' Corner. The Agents' Corner makes it easy for travel agents to book trips and manage bookings. It provides easy payment solutions and product available on freesell up until 48 hours prior to departure.
Upon hearing news of the win, Urban Adventures General Manager, Mark Robson said, "As a team and a network we're thrilled to be name Best Travel Startup of the Year. It's a reflection of all the hard work contributed by everyone at Urban Adventures whether it be in the office or our fantastic Urban Adventure Partners all over the globe.
We're looking forward to a very bright future of providing travellers unique day tours in a responsible and sustainable manner."
Urban Adventures has grown from four destinations to over 50 in just seven months. It expects to have 100 destinations on offer by the end of 2010.
Ranging from two to nine hours, urban adventures are unique city day tours are led by local guides who give travellers an 'insider's look' at the cities they live in.
About Urban Adventures
Urban Adventures Limited is a franchised based global network of local tour operators specialising in providing high quality experiential tour and activity services, which are then marketed worldwide to local customers. There is no one in the current market who is providing this service on a global scale. Urban Adventures is a collaboration between leading adventure tour operator, Intrepid Travel and WHL Group, the biggest local travel company in the world. It rellies on a combination of Intrepid Travel's experience in designing and running the world's best experiential trips; plus WHL Group's whl.travel network of local operators and the technology to be able to sell and transact these trips at low cost. Intrepid and whl.travel share a commitment to sustainable travel and minimising impact on the environment and on communities.Friday, April 30, 2010
About Intrepid Travel
Intrepid Travel is one of the world's leading small group adventure tour operators. It offers authentic and fun experiences that give travellers the chance to get under the skin of the places they visit, with more than 1,000 itineraries to more than 100 countries worldwide. Intrepid Travel trips are designed to go off the beaten track, meet the locals and travel in an unconventional way, joining locals on their transport, in their markets and even in their homes.
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For more information please visit www.intrepidtravel.com