None of the travel innovators on this list have captured the market buzz of Hipmunk. With their cute gyrating cartoon character and a healthy dose of attitude, Hipmunk has made a lot of noise and won a fair number of converts.
What’s all the buzz about (aside from the dancing chipmunk)? A new way of ranking flights and hotels. Here, the innovation is not about the search process, or even so much the user experience, it’s about how you present the results of the search.
I've got warm feelings about the Singapore and Southeast Asia startup scene. Singapore is where I decided to become an entrepreneur and wrote a fateful email to Steve talking him into starting a company with me.