Saturday, March 23, 2024

Tripbtoz Makes Waves at SXSW 2024 with Innovative Travel Services and Metaverse Platform

SEOUL, South Korea – 23/03/2024 – (SeaPRwire) – Tripbtoz, under the leadership of CEO Jiha Jung, proudly announced its participation in South by Southwest 2024 (SXSW 2024) held in Austin, Texas, USA.

Tripbtoz made a significant impact on attendees and industry experts with its innovative Travel to Earn (T2E) service and its Metaverse-based platform showcased at the K-Metaverse joint pavilion, organized by the National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) from March 10-13.

(Image 1) Tripbtoz booth at the K-Metaverse joint pavilion at SXSW 2024

The SXSW festival, renowned for its celebration of the convergence of film, music, culture, and technology, attracted creators and professionals from around the world to explore emerging trends and establish new connections. This year, the National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) meticulously selected 10 companies to demonstrate their advancements in Metaverse-XR products and services, highlighting domestic innovation.

Among the chosen companies was Tripbtoz, an innovative online travel agency (OTA) revolutionizing the travel experience through user-generated short-form videos. This platform empowers travelers to discover global destinations and earn rewards by sharing their travel reviews. Tripbtoz offers a unique opportunity for users to virtually explore destinations and accommodations, transcending geographical barriers.

Tripbtoz introduced the groundbreaking ‘Travel to Earn’ (T2E) service, rewarding users with TripCash for sharing travel experiences through video uploads, a global first of its kind. This virtual currency can be utilized to book real-world accommodations. Moreover, their newly introduced ‘Play Tab’ feature enables users to create and expand virtual hotels, fostering a vibrant community among travelers. These features not only enhance user engagement but also seamlessly blend the thrill of exploring virtual realms with the tangible joys of travel.

Kyungkoo Lee, the Business Development Team Leader at Tripbtoz, commented, “Participation in SXSW 2024 provided an invaluable platform for showcasing Tripbtoz’s innovative and distinctive services to the North American market. With the increasing global fascination with K-culture and Korean startups, Tripbtoz is poised to play a pivotal role in bridging diverse cultures and communities worldwide.”

About Tripbtoz

Tripbtoz, established in June 2017, is a user-generated video-based online travel agency (OTA) that introduced the Travel 2 Earn (T2E) service, rewarding users for sharing travel experiences and generating reactions from other users. The company has received several accolades, including the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) Award at the Challenge K-Startup in November 2020, the Prime Minister’s Commendation at the 49th Tourism Day Ceremony in 2022, and the MCST Award at the ‘Tourism Venture Day’ in 2023.

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