October 28, 2015
FareCompare’s New Eventurist App Inspires Travel Discovery
Now Available for iPhone and Android Phones
Dallas, TX – Today, FareCompare announced the release of Eventurist™, a mobile application created to inspire travelers to discover new events around the world and find great flight deals to their favorite local and international destinations.
“There are amazing events around the world we all dream about – like Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls, the Lantern Festival in Thailand or Coachella – and we wanted to make those accessible to users and find cheap fares to those great destinations,” said Rick Seaney, CEO and Airfare Expert at FareCompare. “We asked travelers, and they told us that they wanted to be inspired and needed a simple way to compare flights to those great destinations.”
After extensive user-research and interviews, FareCompare found a strong need and opportunity to provide not only great fares to events, but also personalized information and recommendations from travelers like them. The app offers a curated collection of great events, practical information, and constructive advice that will help travelers find amazing experience and deals that they would have never stumbled on otherwise.
“Other faceless travel apps display high level results form thousands of reviews, cover too wide a range of topics and use simple systems to aggregate fares,” added Seaney. “Eventurist is a collection of well researched events, with strict – and human consideration – of what our users value. We layer the curated information with the best-in-class deal detection algorithm to find the cheapest flight.”
In addition to events, the app also has a deals section with current deals to interesting destinations. The fares are calculated from the users home city, and deals are detected according to FareCompare’s proprietary tools that scour more than 6.13 billion flight itineraries daily to find great prices. Each deal is labeled according to historical and recent comparisons of available fares.
FareCompare partnered with Handsome, an Austin-based digital design agency to develop this user-centric application. Features and functionality to the app will be added iteratively, responding to user’s feedback and user insights.
Headquartered in Dallas, FareCompare makes shopping for airfare easy and simple, by comparing currently available fares from vast variety of sources through one simple search. The company’s multiple products allow customers across the world to keep track of their favorite destinations and specific travel dates, and find great low price deals that are not publicized through its best-in-class deal detection algorithms. FareCompare.com is the trusted source of 6 million global users every month.