Young Leaders Summit alum's company TRILL acquired by Lonely Planet
TRILL founder and CEO Eric Shepard - who in 2017 was named one of Phocuswright’s Young Leaders, will report to Lonely Planet's CEO
Lonely Planet has acquired TRILL Travel, an artificial intelligence-driven travel marketplace that turns Instagram posts into bookable experiences.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The travel guide brand will use TRILL’s technology - which analyzes images and creates links to booking sites for hotels, experiences or restaurants - to make content on the Lonely Planet platform bookable.
Eric Shepard was accepted into Phocuswright's Young Leaders Summit 2017, a program that brings together the industry’s best and brightest travel leaders aged 35 and under to be part of this elite group of Phocuswright Conference and Phocuswright Europe participants.
Read more from PhocusWire's article announcing the acquisition
Interview with Eric Shepard, Co-Founder and CEO, Trill at The Phocuswright Conference 2017
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