Innovation Challenges

Calling all innovators and startups.

Start-in Bodrum Future of Tourism organisers have set the following challenges
and are asking you to tackle these challenges in the Tourism Industry.
Each challenge has a multitude of approaches and we are looking for startups
to apply their entrepreneurial and scientific skills to show how their technology of approach
can solve these challenges. And deliver tangible value to the future of Tourism.

Submit your solution before end 30th of September 2022.



  • General

    • Tourism destination City Planning - infrastructure for residents plus seasonal visitors
    • Second home ownership and sharing economy dynamics
    • Sustainable tourism - Green destinations
    • Tourism personal training and qualifications
    • Future needs of tourism (wellness, health, recreational, ecological, gastronomic transformative, tourism research)
    • Fix service price policy development (restaurants/cafes)

  • Before the trip

    • Trip planning, easy reservation/confirmation, additional services visitors might require
    • Airport, Public transport, Private transport and Accommodation inventory
    • Tourism products - availability and easy accessibility
    • How to use disruptive technology for Smart Tourism (Blockchain, VR, AI )

  • During the trip

    • Understand the visitor needs in full, and provide real time response to requests
    • How to Enhance Visitor experience during the trip
    • Marketing/Promotion and easy access to tourism attractions/products
    • Additional services visitors might need (shopping, spa, cultural actives)

  • After the trip

    • Feedback after the trip and trip reviews
    • Continue to engage visitors with new products for repeat business

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