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Looking back at Travel Meets Big Data

Read the press release and check the pictures to discover how the hackathon + conference Travel Meets Big Data 2016 turned out. We thank the hackathon participants for the good work on providing and presenting solutions to the challenges, the conference attendees who joined, all the travel industry and big data professionals who were at Travel […]

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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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Fantastic Prizes

Solve real challenges for real companies for free? Of course not! Hackathon participants compete for: Awesome travel prizes from Dublin Airport: First place   –  5 nights in NYC  x 2 pax. Return flights to New York + 5 nights in a 4* city hotel (value: €1,550.00 per person) Second place  – 3 nights in Berlin x 2 pax. […]

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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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Validating product ideas quickly

This is a guest post by Dave Kearney (@dave_kearney), CEO of (@fluidUI), a tool for designers and product visionaries that helps them to explore and communicate ideas for mobile, wearable and desktop apps.   The Fluid UI Team and Dave Kearney will be on hand all weekend at Travel Meets Big Data to answer questions to help in […]

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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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Welcome to the Launch Party at the Marker Hotel 11th July

We are happy to announce we are organizing a launch party looking forward to seeing you at the launch party of Travel Meets Big Data Hackathon + Conference. It will be held in the fancy Marker Hotel located in the Docklands of Dublin the 11th of July from 7pm for ticketholders and speakers of TMBD, […]

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5 months left and 10% of the tickets sold!

Already 30 tickets have been sold. From the 300 delegates expected to participate in the event that means 10% of the tickets available are already gone, with more than 5 months to go before the event. The speaker agenda is boasting with plenty of big data experts and travel industry specialists already confirmed up to share […]

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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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Soft launch 26th April

Tuesday the 26th April a soft launch of the Travel meets Big Data Hackathon & Conference took place in 4 Dame Lane in Dublin. 100+ people were present. The sales of the Early Early Bird tickets started. A limited amount of tickets are available until the 31st May. Access to experts in the travel industry […]

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