Last week the guys from The Next Web featured Favoroute as one of the 5 startups that make globetrotting the world a hassle free affair. We couldn’t agree more and we are super proud to be listed as one of their 5 startups! The author of the article, Sofie Bittner, explains: “I recently moved to Amsterdam to work […]
Cosmopolitan ran a start-up special in their June 2016 issue that featured female entrepreneurs addressing the fundamentals of the start-up process. Favoroute’s founder, Frederieke, covered “The real cost of a start-up”, where she outlined what costs you can reasonably expect to encounter in launching an innovative new business. From the domain name and hosting to an SEO-specialist, with design, accounting, legal and […]
Elsevier, a weekly opinion magazine that addresses issues concerned with the economy, science, politics, finance and culture, featured Frederieke in their “The person behind” feature in the July 30, 2016 issue. The interview asks where Frederieke got the idea from Favoroute from, how Favoroute works, what the business model is and what’s in store for the future. […]
The team behind the inspirational website Guts & Tales interviewed Favoroute founder Frederieke Wolter about her journey from a corporate career to being a start-up founder. The article addresses that initial leap of faith, the issue of funding and challenges faced throughout the entire process. Discover what drives Frederieke and what motivates her to overcome the hurdles involved in a start-up. Some […]
Last weekend Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (AD) published a large news spread in their weekend magazine about ‘the new travel guides’ and their features. And the good news is… Favoroute is one of the examples given! With 9 features, they explain the new characteristics of the travel guide 2.0: 1. No lugging around The new travel […]
In today’s published interview by Travel Massive, Frederieke Wolter, founder of Favoroute, explains more about her perspective on the company. Questions like how Frederieke came up with the concept of Favoroute, what makes Favoroute different to any other travel startup, and some advice for other entrepreneurs are being discussed. Main advise from Frederieke for entrepreneurs? “Don’t […]
In the latest article by Global M featuring the 5 startups to watch in the Netherlands, Favoroute was selected as number 4! Of course, we couldn’t be more happy! According to them is the Netherlands is one of Europe’s most prominent tech countries, with a thriving entrepreneurial hub in both Amsterdam and throughout the country. Other […]
Favoroute was featured in an article on the website of the ANWB website, the Dutch largest travel and breakdown service association. In this issue, different initiative around local advices are being discussed, of which Favoroute was one. The article explains how travel guides on Favoroute are written by locals. “There are these wonderful platform where you […]
Last Friday, Favoroute was on television in the Dutch television program Z Today of channel RTL Z. The item discusses the trend of people searching for their travel inspiration on blogs more often. Therefore, travel bloggers are able to make their living out of traveling the world and get paid for this!
Dariko, our Ukrainian travel blogger living in Georgia, wrote her first guidebook ‘Tbilisi for beginners‘ about the Georgian capital and its surroundings, for people that never traveled to this Caucasus country before. A great guidebook with tips covering both the capital and the mountains in the area. Now, her guidebook also made it to the Georgian news site Georgian Journal.
Today the last Summer column of Frederieke was posted on TravelNext. The column is addressing the paid vs. non paid issue on blog campaigns in the travel industry. In short, we plead for more paid blog campaigns, since it is better for the sustainability of the blogger, and it yields better results in interaction and advertisement […]
“With Favoroute you can create your own travel guide to personal, interactive and up-to-date.” – Elke Dag Vakantie clearly depicted some of Favoroute functions including its web and mobile presence. For instance, Favoroute’s unique feature to put or copy only those destinations to your route that are relevant to your trip. Favoroute makes it possible to craft your […]
In this month’s magazine of Margriet, you can find a small article about Favoroute! It’s explaining how Favoroute is your DIY-travel guidebook: “With Favoroute you can create your own travel guidebook with tips of friends and travel bloggers, so you can combine everything you’re interested in. Much easier to take along than a heavy book in your […]
This Summer Frederieke is asked to write two columns about her experience in the travel industry at this moment. For this first column, Frederieke is reviewing a research by Web Loyalty about the wishes of the traveler to ‘compose their own trip’, and is questioning whether travelers actually want all the troubles and hazards of doing […]
The Summer edition of Jan Magazine called ‘De Superdikke Vakantie Jan’ (the super thick holiday Jan) mentioned Favoroute as one of the must-have apps for this Summer! Check the stores now to score on of these classic Summer editions
The latest printed magazine of TravMagazine (number 26), an initiative by TravConnect, features an interview with Frederieke, about the road to success, future goals, and how to succeed as a startup in the travel industry. Every time another Dutch startup is chosen to explain their story of how to conquer the travel industry. In this […]
Today Favoroute made it to the ’50 Amsterdam startups you should get to know’ list, by Foundersgrid.com. We couldn’t be more proud to be on the list among the big birds like 3D Hubs, WeTransfer, TravelBird and Fashiolista! To check the full list, have a look here.
Network funding platform Leapfunder had an interview with the founder of Favoroute, Frederieke Wolter, about crowdfunding and her (successful) experiences with the platform. Favoroute had two successful campaigns on Leapfunder and shared her story about this in the interview.
‘Favoroute is developing into a BBC platform for travel guidebooks’ is the title of the article written by TravelNext. The article gives an extensive explanation about the new features we added for travel organizations and shows how our platform is now also for travel organizations available, and not just for travelers. Read the full article […]
Favoroute is Start-Up of the Week in NRC Next. The article answers the questions: ‘How does it work?’, ‘How does Favoroute make money’ and ‘How many people use it?’. Find the online version in NRC Q here.
Dutch newspaper NRC Q announced Favoroute as ‘Start-Up of the Week’! Every week, NRC Q exposes a start-up with potential. This week they announces Favoroute as ‘the final travel guidebook’. The article explains how Favoroute works and who is involved. Click here to read the full article.
Difference between corporate and start-ups is: “I have more energy now!” Frederieke was interviewed by Intermediair, a magazine about jobs, about her transfer from corporate business to her start-up. Read the full article here
Favoroute got published internationally! News paper Het Laatste Nieuws (the largest paper in Belgium) published an article about La Gomera by our Travel Designers Tineke Zwijgers and Dorien Koppenberg. They talk about their favourite hiking routes and tours and about the culture on the island AND mentioned their Favoroute guide about La Gomera (click here). […]
In the article “It’s time to leave the old travel guide, welcome travel guide 2.0″ (in Dutch) Frederieke speaks about the changes in the way of traveling. More and more travelers travel independent and one their own. This new way of traveling is asking for a different kind of information: digital, interactive, personal and up-to-date […]
Today on TravelNext a duo interview with Frederieke and Veerle from travel start-up Travel Diaries about connecting travelers before and after their trips! Read the full article here (in Dutch): http://www.travelnext.nl/connecting-travelers-duo-interview-met-experts-favoroute-en-traveldiaries.html
Favoroute is selected as one of the daily travel start-up’s to watch on Travel website Skift! Read the full article here
Favoroute on Frankwatching as one of the six ‘prepared’ start-ups for the power of consumers! Read the full article here (in Dutch): http://www.frankwatching.com/archive/2014/11/12/reisbranche-affiliates-word-groot-zoek-je-niche-of-ga-naar-huis/
Sprout.nl is a Dutch online magazine, writing about technology, knowledge and the newest updates in the start-up world! Today also Favoroute is mentioned as one of the ‘7 Need to Knows’ where we were ranked nr. 4. The post explains how we raised money with our crowdfunding at crowdfunding platform Leapfunder. For more information, visit […]
The Dutch travel trade magazine TravelPro published an article about Favoroute called ‘Start-up Favoroute grows with crowdfunding and interactive travel guidebook’. Read the full article here: Link to Travel Pro article.
Favoroute was published on the online magazine ‘DutchCowgirls’ for gadgets and trends on the field of new media. Favoroute was published with an article about raising €115,000 in the first crowdfunding campaign. Read the complete article here.
On the 14th of October 2014, Frederieke Wolter was interviewed by Fast Moving Targets’ program Top Names about Favoroute – its origin, competitors, travel bloggers – and an easier way of traveling! View the complete interview here (in Dutch only):
Frederieke was interviewed by magazine Buitenleven (Outdoor Life) about Favoroute and her favorite hotspots.
“Favoroute.com: The First Online Market Place For Personal Travel Guidebooks” – Article about Favoroute.com at time of launching! Read the complete article here.
“Friday Favorite” – Article about Favoroute.com at time of launching! Read the complete article here (in Dutch).
“Favoroute | Your soul is your compass”. Article about Favoroute.com at time of launching! Read the complete article here (in Dutch).
‘Everyone a personal travel guidebook’ is the header of the article by Emerce at launch of Favoroute. Curious to read the full article? Visit the website here.
“Iedereen een eigen reisgids dankzij Nederlandse startup”. Article about Favoroute.com at time of launching! Read the complete article here (in Dutch).