Triprockets Presents a Marketplace for Tourism Activities in Indonesia and Abroad
Developing the concept of "peer-to-peer community", officially launched next August
The trend and popularity of the marketplace in Indonesia to date has not shown a decline, from the provider to the customer side. Starting from electronic products, clothing, services to payments, currently all these options can be enjoyed by users. One of the marketplace services that tries to present a unique marketplace of activities, activities and tourist attractions is Triprockets.
The startup that was founded by Raymond Iskandar as CMO applies the same method as done by Airbnb, namely sharing economy or sharing economy between users. Triprockets is said to have been established in order to provide an alternative choice of unique tourism activities both in Indonesia and other countries.
"Our business concept is very simple, namely a new type of online-based travel platform that bridges the gap between travelers with the local population, who are also part of a rapidly growing shared economy."
Concept peer-to-peer community marketplace that brings together travelers from around the world with local residents of the visited area, allowing users to travel around the city with people who actually live and live in the city visited.
“Essentially Triprockets provides a unique opportunity to experience and enjoy the city firsthand through the eyes of a local local, learn about the local culture, share ideas and make new friends every day,” said Raymond.
netting host (host) and user
Currently Triprockets can only be accessed via the site, but the plan is to release Android and iOS applications to make it easier for users. To increase the choice of activities and tourism activities, Triprockets is still recruiting host user at the same time.
"The business concept that we offer is a new business concept, especially in Indonesia, where this type of business concept is less popular than creating a marketplace like Bukalapak or Tokopedia. So just like Go-Jek when it first started operating, we will continue to try to get more host especially in Indonesia," said Raymond
Most host or local guides who have joined come from Australia, the Netherlands and Japan. To increase the number host Indonesia, Tripcrockets is running a program "We're on the Hunt for 10,000 travel-entrepreneurs" in Indonesia and in Singapore through social media.
"Our target at the launch in August, we have more than 100 activities from all over Indonesia, apart from the activities offered host from another country."
Monetization strategy and payment options
The registration process applied by Triprockets is fairly easy, while the payment options for current users are only through PayPal and credit cards. Furthermore Triprockets will also add payment integration via bank transfer and with third parties.
For the monetization strategy launched, Triprockets takes 10% commission on every booking made by the user and will be deducted directly from host.
"For example, if an activity costs IDR 100 thousand, we will take IDR 10 thousand in commission and we will deduct it directly from the company host, so that on the day of payment host only received Rp 90 thousand. Next we will create a cooperation program white label or integration API to travel agents, to be distribution channel our other alternative," said Raymond.
Target Triprockets for 2017
Aiming to help boost local entrepreneurs in cities through the opportunity to host and help roll out the local tourism industry, Triprockets still has several plans and targets for 2017. bootstrap, next Triprockets plans to do fundraising.
"Our target in 2017 is to launching in mid-August and two months later launched Android and iOS applications. In addition, we are also trying to get seed round investors to add to our promotions and technology infrastructure," concluded Raymond.