Travel Kollekt is an “on demand” inspiration platform and personal publishing tool. We give travellers authorship of their journeys, allowing them to be present, providing space for more personal contact and meaningful interaction. We believe in individuality and the wisdom of the crowds. So we also want to prove that planning, sustainable travel, and serendipity can go hand in hand.
We are bringing paper and books back into the traveling experience. We have taken it upon ourselves to liberate content from its current constrained formats and distracting social media. Instead, we let you curate inspiration & expert content to create personal travel guides. We remain digital only to help you to enjoy the distinct experience of a printed book. We do this because memories in books have the power to last.
• Travel Kollekt takes personal travel planning to a whole new level. It is the only tool that allows travellers from all over the world to organize information and create personalized travel guide books.
• Our mission: empower people to take authorship of their journey to create the best memories. We want to remind travellers that personal choices matter!
• Travel Kollekt was born from a personal need. After a trip to Myanmar, Louise realized that the time invested in pre-trip research has a direct impact on the quality of later memories. That is, travel time may be short, but good planning helps create memories that will last forever. So why not to create a tool that assists organize the mess of the planning process and that helps celebrate the research instead?
• Focuses on a growing audience of travellers looking for personalization, Travel Kollekt is the ideal partner for those who celebrate planning with great joy. Travel Kollekt empower informed travellers!
• The tool combines different technologies into a single platform, allowing users to store travel information; scraping content from websites; organizing data within a map; customize guides through the book editor. We have created a solution that celebrates the inspiration and planning process with beautiful design, aesthetics, simplicity, and technology.
• Travel Kollekt offers the natural and most handy way to organize content. We provide an easy template that automatically translates all texts, images, maps, addresses, and links into a fixed grid and then generate a guide book.
• The “kollekts” fits with most languages in the world, allowing users to scrape content from any source while retaining the original characters.
• Travel Kollekt is building a global database of professional writing to offer to travellers that want to go deeper and understand a destination from a more responsible and contemporary perspective.
• When we encourage people to go deep in their research, we are creating a new landscape for tourism, a responsible way of thinking. That is why we are aligned with The Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) states that to be a responsible traveller, you should “Learn as much as possible about your destination and take time to understand the customs, norms, and traditions.”
• We provide curated city guides and essays written by local authors and partners from more than five countries (so far). We think that people and companies who dedicate their time and knowledge to help other travellers should be rewarded, so the collaboration is done with a revenue share that always favors
the creators and authors – precisely the way it should be. Thus, any user can purchase the content, directly contributing to more responsible tourism.
• We work to offer insights and information that will help sustainability in tourism to become a regular part of any travel experience.