Paying travelers for their videos!‘s business model rewards video contributors (filmmakers) 1/3rd of the commission fee as soon as a user makes a booking after watching a trip video. Travel reviews are already a potent tool in increasing conversions as Tripadvisor has proven. The quality and content of travel videos may improve as it becomes serious business for the contributor! Hotels will need to wake up to the fact that video reviews may make or break the sale.

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Vijay Dandapani

Co-founder and president of a New York based hotel company for 24 years. Grew the firm to five hotels in Manhattan and also developed a greenfield project at MacArthur airport, New York. Speaker at numerous prestigious forums including Economy Hotels World Asia, Lodging Conference, NYU, Columbia University Real Estate Roundtable, Baruch College's Zicklin School and ALIS. President and ceo of New York City Hotel Association since January 2017.