ITB China Startup Award

ITB china startup award

ITB China Startup Award is an exciting event within ITB China. It recognizes companies that turned dreams and ideas into viable business solutions with great market potential. Pre-selected innovators from startup companies who launched their products less than two years ago have the chance to present their innovative solutions before the jury consisting of experienced industry professionals. The innovators have the chance to explain how their product will impact the future of the travel industry during an 8-minute pitch.

We proudly present the finalists of the 2018 ITB China Startup Award



TravelFlan strives to provide end-to-end intelligent travel solutions through its one-stop online platform. Besides investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and chatbot technologies in the travel scenes, TravelFlan’s plan for 2018 is to expand its end-to-end travel services to other Asian regions such as Taiwan and Southeast Asia, and to create remarkable and efficient travel experiences with a strong commitment of “The Intelligent Ways of Travel”.



Sanmaoyou is an Internet company specializing in tourism knowledge audio content service. “Pay for the valuable tourism knowledge” is an important concept for the company. Maybe everyone has the desire of “Traveling While Deciding”, and Sanmaoyou App can help every user truly experience that high quality tour.



SHOPEUR offers a one-stop multi-brand solution. An omni-channel approach allows customers to enjoy SHOPEUR’s service regardless to whether they are shopping online or at traditional brick-and-mortar stores. On top of shopping, SHOPEUR offers exclusive tours tailored around visits to local luxury manufacturers across Europe. These tours are designed as high-end luxury excursions that provide a glimpse behind the curtains of European luxury manufacturing and craftsmanship.



QYIV is a volunteer information platform under Quyou Travel Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Since 2014, more than 2,500 volunteers have volunteered through us to 12 destinations around the world. Volunteers have accumulated more than 45,000 hours of work overseas and have helped more than 1500 children.



CometoChina is one online community of hosts and travel enthusiasts in over 10 cities across China. ComeToChina connects visitors with talented, friendly and fun locals that are artists, chefs, craftsmen, musicians, and photographers who can provide memorable, authentic and unique experiences and events. CometoChina also provides customization of various theme trips for those who are eager to explore deep and authentic traveling experiences.



Timekettle is aimed to solve the problem of language barrier by Artificial intelligence and hardware technology. Timekettle team has been making a number of technical break through and getting sufficient domestic and international patents in the past one year. As a comprehensive AI start-up team, the company wants to bring customers and commercial institutions a colourful travel experience and convenient, sufficient bilingual connect new style.

meet our jury of experienced industry professionals

Mr. Philip C. Wolf

Founder of Phocuswright Inc

Mr. Shiwei Zhou

Vice President Ctrip Investments

Ms. Fei Ye

VP of Strategic Investment
and Capital Market China
Lodging Group

Mr. Herry Han

Partner Lightspeed China Partners

Mr. Jay You

Partner - Yuantai Investment Partners Evergreen Fund

Impressions of 2018 Startup Award

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