We already used an online room-rentals agency as an example to illustrate key terms and approaches in hospitality industry. Now let’s break the functionality of a Booking.com-analogue into basic components and estimate how long this would take a team of 6 development people to build these.
Want to set up an online travel startup but feel hesitant where to start? Novices in hospitality field are often overwhelmed and puzzled with the variety of industry-specific terms and possible workflows. Here’s a crash course and a brief picture of how things work in hotel-n-OTA world. We’ll use an online room-rentals agency as an example to illustrate key terms and approaches in hospitality industry.
Previously, we have explored what is takes to build an Upwork-like platform or a Pinterest-like application. Let’s have a shot at Booking.com now. In our new article series, we’ll talk about hospitality industry in general and show what it would take you to build an online travel agency from the ground up.
The first article in the series about marketplaces described how you could build one with a minimal features set. Now let’s have a closer look at further stages - maintaining and managing a marketplace - which are often overlooked or underestimated by business owners, and especially startupers. We still use Upwork.com, a global marketplace connecting service buyers and service providers, to showcase some best practices.
We continue the series of “what does it cost to build” articles in our blog. We analyzed multiple platforms popular in the web today and shared our findings and takeaways on how to develop and maintain a marketplace. The first volume specifically focuses on the definition of a marketplace, its typical features set and timing to build it.
Hiring a remote employee is always risky. True for freelance platforms as well. We’d like to forearm you with a few tips on how to properly choose a technical vendor for your software project — an individual freelancer or an agency — using Upwork as an example. Logicify team shares pros and cons of hiring an Upwork freelance agency.
In 2014, Logicify developed an online educational platform aimed at enhancing inclusive e-learning in the former USSR republics. This turned out to be our first EdTech solution, which eventually shaped our expertise field and determined one of the core areas of our activity – developing custom software for educational needs.