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See You Next Year

That’s a wrap, so many new ideas, insights, connections and a lot of fun. Thank you all for taking part. Hope to see you soon again

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Hostelworld challenge: Recommender Engine

The challenge proposed by Hostelworld is to build a recommendation engine for users. Recommendations can save travelers valuable time, improve their hostel experience, and increase user retention. This challenge will use user information, reviews, and hostel details. Hostelworld currently lets users apply filters to their search. However, hostels with the same features and price range […]

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9 Reasons Why Developers Like Hackathons

For the upcoming Travel Meets Big Data hackathon we asked 3 experienced travel industry developers who have won hackathons themselves on why they like and attend such events. 1. Connecting with key players Jakub’s team from Cometari participate in hackathons because they want to meet with developers, designers, architects and business people from the travel industry. “Hackathons […]

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Challenge: Dublin Airport – An Efficient Experience At Security Screening

In the spirit of Dublin Airport’s value of ‘Always Better’ hackathon participants of Travel Meets Big Data are welcome to contribute with a solution for the Dublin Airport challenge. The challenge is called “An Efficient Experience At Security Screening“, which is one of the key passenger requirements at Dublin Airport. An Efficient Experience At Security Screening The […]

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Travel Meets Big Data launch party at The Marker Hotel 11th July

We celebrated the #TravelMeetsBigData launch at the fancy Marker Hotel in Dublin the 11th July. People enjoyed themselves, the drinks and the food despite the drizzle at the rooftop terrace. Katya Koliban was the photographer capturing this special event. Andrew, one of the guests was lyrical about the launch party of #TravelMeetsBigData: “It was great to meet […]

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B.U.I.L.D successful at Bank of Ireland

Once again B.U.I.L.D organized a successful sales workshop yesterday, the 11th May, at the lovely startup workbench at the Bank of Ireland Grand Canal Square branch. It was in fact one of the the most popular events ever organized at that venue, as told by a representative from the bank via Twitter: We also presented the upcoming […]

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EARLY EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE

Early Early Bird tickets available Travel meets Big Data Hackathon + conference A limited amount of tickets available until the 31st May The B.U.I.L.D Challenge Weekend: Travel meets Big Data When: 18th to 20th November Where: Generator Hostel, Dublin Smithfield Conference: 300+ attendees 100+ software developers, data scientists, UX experts, designers and business developers creating innovative commercially viable products tackling […]

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New Speakers Announced

We are delighted to announce great international speakers and mentors to our event in November!  

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Expert topic #1 announced!

“Winning Against All Odds: Big Data for the Budget Travel Industry” practical insights into using Big Data on a daily basis. Travel is one of the most competitive industries, in terms of online advertising and digital marketing strategies. It is also a battlefield for giant players where carving out and defending a niche is beyond […]

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