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You’re already comfortable booking your own flight and hotel accommodations, and Taro’s Take Me Tour makes planning the touring portion of your vacation just was easy.

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Experience-rich, hassle-free, and customizable, Take Me Tour links travelers with local experts who offer single-day travel experiences in Thailand, Cambodia, and Japan. Available tours cover the gamut — visiting temples, exploring markets, fishing, cycling, cooking classes, visiting elephant sanctuaries…

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

  • About Taro and how he came up with the Take Me Tour concept
  • About the Take Me Tour user experience
  • About Take Me Tour’s business model
  • About Taro’s experience with the Alibaba’s e-founders program
  • Taro’s advice for aspiring startup founders

97: Taro Amornched, co-founder and CEO of Take Me Tour

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Detailed Show Notes

  • (3:03) Taro’s self introduction
  • (5:22) How Taro came up with the Take Me Tour concept
  • (8:07) Taro gives an overview of Take Me Tour
  • (9:11) The Take Me Tour user experience
  • (11:43) The languages Take Me Tour supports
  • (12:52) Jay and Taros discuss the price of the different tours, tips, etc.
  • (14:49) Take Me Tour offers custom experiences
  • (17:01) Take Me Tour’s business model
  • (18:24) Taro describes the booking and payment process
  • (19:35) Taro describes Take Me Tour’s quality assurance
  • (23:05) Take Me Tour’s growth plan in the coming months
  • (24:43) Awards Taro has won
  • (27:15) Taro’s experience with Alibaba’s e-founders program
  • (29:38) Taro’s advice for aspiring startup founders