With this implementation Zucano Technologies wants to reach worldwide travelers and provide them the new way to make friends while traveling, or be more effectively in touch with existing ones, feature that made the service so popular among social travelers and travellers’ communities.
In a nutshell, Zucano search engine allows a traveler to find new friends (or existing) traveling to same destination. “The value that differentiates Zucano from travel engines like Expedia or Priceline, is the ability to show who are the people traveling to a specific destination in addition to the typical travel details” says Marco Turchini, Zucano CEO.
“Travelers usually expect to choice a trip based on price and timing. Tomorrow the third driver will be the people they are going to travel with!” says Chiara Coluzzi, social media strategist from Start Up Media, a Boston based media company specialized in high growth startups media strategy.
The extension of the routes covered, in addition to that of the transportation means supported (that include plane, train, car, bus and ferry, ed.) by the platform, is projected to boost the growth of the users base all over the world, especially for those frequent but local travelers, that want to simply share their travel details across a variety of Social Networks and make new friends while traveling.
Zucano Technologies (zucano.com) is a high growth startup based in Milan operating in Social Travel industry. With a patented technology Zucano partners with Airlines, Railways and other travel industry operators to provide Social Travel functionality onto a variety of established services.