The new social travel app is “ready for beta-boarding. Munich / Berlin Michael Brau, founder and CEO of destimate presented at the re: publica 2013 the new social travel startup. Postulates in his lecture he lets the end of negative travel tweets, the re: publica visitors at the premiere of new product to participate and are known boarding for the closed beta phase. destimate wants to let its users while traveling a targeted becoming acquainted with interesting companions as well as a reunion with old friends. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Erwin Szeto. No matter whether by car, train, bus or plane: compared to our often stressful everyday life the readiness for personal talks with travel times over 30 minutes is extremely high.
An online survey conducted specifically confirmed this with 712 participants”, Michael. With destimate, a user on long-distance routes can specifically search for matching contacts or even advance social planning his trip. Fun, functionality and usability are available at destimate in the Foreground. Therefore, the team in matching a first step tester for the closed beta phase is seeking in the May / June 2013. “First on the virtual track of earth moon” as well as a real German city connection, later in the open beta for almost all long-distance trains between the biggest cities in Germany. Michael describes the optimal destimate beta testers as iPhone in love, professionally or privately, often traveling and are interested, to exciting discussions on travel”. In addition to fame and early-adopter glory, the testers of the destination can enjoy based app among others about three destimate month tickets. In addition to price and “Travel duration is now also the question: whom can I encounter on my journey?” play a central role in the future travel behavior. Bergmann (25) the senior creative begins together with co-founder Florian to translate this vision into reality. 2012, the current CEO and co-founder Peter Monien (44) in the former function as a juror of the Munich business plan competition on the duo and the idea becomes aware, before they together founded the destimate GmbH in March 2013. destimate travel in common. On the re: Publica 2013 the social travel startup is first presented to the public. “In May and June, iOS users interested can apply now for the closed beta phase and the service on the fictitious line earth moon” as well as a real German city connection test. After that, the service will be in its open beta version for many long-distance connections between the biggest cities in Germany available.