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You’re already comfortable booking your own flight and hotel accommodations, and Taro’s Take Me Tour makes planning the touring portion of your vacation just was easy.
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Experience-rich, hassle-free, and customizable, Take Me Tour links travelers with local experts who offer single-day travel experiences in Thailand, Cambodia, and Japan. Available tours cover the gamut — visiting temples, exploring markets, fishing, cycling, cooking classes, visiting elephant sanctuaries…
In today’s episode you’ll learn:
- About Taro and how he came up with the Take Me Tour concept
- About the Take Me Tour user experience
- About Take Me Tour’s business model
- About Taro’s experience with the Alibaba’s e-founders program
- Taro’s advice for aspiring startup founders
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LINKS FROM TODAY’S EPISODE
- Read the full transcript from Taro’s interview
- Find Take Me Tour on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
- Take Me Tour
Detailed Show Notes
- (3:03) Taro’s self introduction
- (5:22) How Taro came up with the Take Me Tour concept
- (8:07) Taro gives an overview of Take Me Tour
- (9:11) The Take Me Tour user experience
- (11:43) The languages Take Me Tour supports
- (12:52) Jay and Taros discuss the price of the different tours, tips, etc.
- (14:49) Take Me Tour offers custom experiences
- (17:01) Take Me Tour’s business model
- (18:24) Taro describes the booking and payment process
- (19:35) Taro describes Take Me Tour’s quality assurance
- (23:05) Take Me Tour’s growth plan in the coming months
- (24:43) Awards Taro has won
- (27:15) Taro’s experience with Alibaba’s e-founders program
- (29:38) Taro’s advice for aspiring startup founders