One of the thoughts that motivated Travellution's Ethical Model was a concern for the way resources are currently managed and distributed throughout society. A recent video published by National Geographic following the birth of the world's 7 billionth person presents a number of interesting statistics...
5% of us consume 23% of the world's energy
13% of us don't have clean drinking water
38% of us lack adequate sanitation
While Read more [...] Read More
A second round of photographer contributions have been posted on the Travellution welcome page and now our users can enjoy amazing photos from France, Bolivia, Chile, Canada and Iceland. We'd like to thank our users and readers for all of the positive feedback we've been receiving regarding our travel photo slideshows and that you appreciate our simple and clean interface on Travellution (get ready for additional improvements over the next two weeks).
This round of photos have been submitted to Read more [...] Read More
Here at Travellution, we first came up with the Dreamtrip concept after thinking about all the times we dreamed of going to a destination but didn't really know anyone else who shared in that dream to join us. The unfortunate outcome was that we ended up staying at home rather than living a dream.
Then we thought to ourselves, "what if we could connect people dreaming the same dreams to each other? Or connect users dreaming of a destination to those who are already planning a trip?" Then an [energy-saving] Read more [...] Read More
Tripmates...what does it mean to become Tripmates? It is something that occurs regularly when people travel. You meet new people or travel with ones you know, exchange ideas and share experiences. It is not only the monuments, museums, landscapes and events that make your trip memorable, but also the people you share those experiences with. Sometimes these are the same people you organised your trip with, but sometimes it's people you meet along the way. In the end, while the the Eiffel Tower will Read more [...] Read More
As many of you may know, last Thursday, Nov 3rd 2011, Travellution co-hosted a launch party at Paris' Mix Club with the Paris Erasmus community. Now that the Travellution Team has recovered from what was an international, wild and travel-themed occasion, we thought we'd share with all of our readers how things went...
The Travellution Team showed up early before opening, decorating the inside of the club with flags and inflatable travel toys, as well as putting a large banner at the entrance to Read more [...] Read More
When we first thought of introducing the Dreamtrip concept to Travellution we wanted to provide our users with a means of creating a dream vacation and then using Travellution's social platform and tools to make it a reality. As the transition from dreams to reality often requires a little magic, we felt we needed someone who could guide our users through the process and so we put up a job opening.
Among the numerous applicants, one candidate stood out above all others...
His name is Travellin.
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We wanted to reach out to our readers in case there's a front-end web developer among you who would like to be part of our travel revolution. If you already enjoy our Travellution blog then we're confident you'll enjoy the team and the work environment even more. To find out more visit here and click on the "Jobs" label at the top. We look forward to welcoming you!
-The Travellution Team
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