NileGuide, a website that allows travellers to make recommendations and ptovides planning tools enabling travelers to build their own custom guides, has acquired Localyte’s platform and community for an undisclosed amount. Featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world, Localyte offers users access to local insights into the best travel experiences available in any destination,. On the Localyte website, users can ask informed locals anything from “what’s the best craft market in Guatemala?” to “what’s the most romantic restaurant in Helsinki?” to “where can I find a good hiking trail outside Cape Town?”
The key assets acquired in the deal include the Localyte website and underlying technology platform, the large and growing community of member contributors, and the Localyte iPhone app, Pocket Sherpa. NileGuide will be integrating elements of the Localyte functionality into the NileGuide website, while also maintaining the Localyte website.
Location: USA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA