over 2 years ago

Your Feedback Counts - Let us know what we can do better!

Hi TravelScrum Hackers,

If you haven't had the chance, then please spare a few minutes to give us your feedback: TravelScrum Feedback Form

We would love to hear about your thoughts as a participant to our first hackathon. Your answers will help us to improve and also shape our future events to provide you with an even better experience. 

Thanking you in advance

TravelScrum Team


over 2 years ago

AND THE WINNERS ARE!!! + FEEDBACK FORM

Hi TravelScrum Hackers,

Thank you everyone for joining us on this amazing adventure we embarked on a couple of months ago! We showed the industry that we are all stronger when we stand together!

We want to congratulate you all for participating. There were some great projects and, we know, it was very hard for the judges to choose the winners. You all did such an amazing job!

Our winning teams are:

- Global Award - RoadHack

- Regional Award EMEA - Clean Hotel

- Regional Award APAC - Alma & VOYAGEUR

- Regional Award Americas - DETOUR

- Design

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over 2 years ago

Award Ceremony Live Session - Happening Soon FRI 19 JUN 02.00 - 03.30 PM UTC

Hi TravelScrum Hackers and Supporters,

We are looking forward to having you all at our Award Ceremony happening soon.

Join our amazing panelists and find out who won!

Link to the Live Session is as follows: Award Ceremony Live on Youtube

 
 When                             Event                       Speakers
14:00 Opening Words Gene / Florian / Saloni
14:05 What We Achieved Saloni
14:15 Hackathon Journey - A Few Words With Our Mentors Florian / Ann / Kevin / Jens

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over 2 years ago

AWS and Glidr Service Credit for Hackers + Awards Ceremony FRI 18 JUN 02.00 - 03.30 PM UTC

Hello, TravelScrum Hackers

Thanks to you and your team for your energy and ideas over the past several days to bring travel and tourism back from the pandemic. 

As we anticipate the results of the final judging of your projects during Friday's Awards Ceremony, I want to provide an update on the AWS and Glidr contributions of service credits to the competitors.

The AWS credits program is designed to support startups and ideation in partnership with many entities, including TravelScrum Hackathon 2020. In our case, AWS has provided 30 team credits for cloud-based services, including access to support and mentorship.

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over 2 years ago

Pre-Awards Ceremony + Happy Hour THUR 18 JUN 03.30 - 04.30 PM UTC

Hi Hackers,

We know you are all anxiously waiting for the results of the hackathon, so we decided that, in order to calm your nerves, it would be a great idea to do a Networking event where you guys can chat to other participants and mentors.:wine_glass:To make the evening more interesting we've also invited a wine specialist to talk a bit about Georgian wine and wine tourism. This should get the evening started! - Daria Kholodilina:arrow_right::zap::zap::zap:

JOIN US HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89620002074pwd=YjE2M0UySEd2Y3ZybklWMWo5UFp5UT09

We cannot wait to have you there for a fun evening!
Anyone can join. :two_men_holding_hands:

See you 

TravelScrum Team


over 2 years ago

Vote for your Top 3 favourite projects - People's Choice Award - Deadline THU 18 JUN 11.59 PM UTC

Dear Participant,

  Please click on this link to vote for your TOP 3 favourite projects submitted to our Hackathon: https://forms.gle/hLYUqK7aAdm7XY4cA   To view the projects, please go to our submission gallery on Devpost: https://travelscrumhackathon.devpost.com/submissions   ***   PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD Voted best-in-show by the individual participants of the hackathon based on each voter's personal opinion of how the winning project addressed the challenge(s) and the judging criteria.   PRIZE TO BE WON   - Agora Next Hub - 1 week accelerator program for 2 pax (including accommodation, food, daily accelerator program, Demo Day; flights not included) in September 2020…

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over 2 years ago

Important - Change to Public Voting Process

Hi TravelScrum Hackers,

To stick to the guidelines of our People's Choice Award, we are making a change to the public voting process. Kindly note that we have disabled voting on the Devpost site to limit voting to participants only. 

We will be sending a voting form to you via the email that you've used to register to our hackathon, on Devpost. You will be allowed to vote for your Top 3 projects. So do look out for our email!

Kindly note that we will only accept votes from participants of our hackathon. (Also note you are NOT allowed to

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over 2 years ago

Submission to our Hackathon is now closed - Thank you for participating

Dear Hackers,

Submissions are now closed for our first Virtual Global Travel Hackathon (11-14 JUN). Thank you for being a part of it!

You should all be proud of yourselves after this sprint. 

Our judges will now get to work to evaluate your projects. Don't forget public voting is also open on Devpost now. Do go through our Submission Gallery and vote for your favourite projects.

Closing Ceremony

Join us for our Closing Ceremony happening later today MON 15 JUN 12.30 - 13.30 UTC. 

We will share the achievements of #travelscrumhack and introduce you to our SCRUM, all our amazing volunteers who…

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over 2 years ago

Last 2 Hours to Submit Your Final Project! Submission Deadline - SUN 14 JUN 11.45 PM UTC

Hi team,

So this is the final lap. Hope you are almost done with your videos and pitch. If not then it's time to start wrapping up and start working on your final submission!

Just remember to submit everything before SUN 14 JUN 11.45PM UTC 

We will be clolsing the submissions after the deadline.

You will not be able to do any submissions or edit your project after the cut-off time!

Sharing again on the submission requirements, it has to include:

  • Your textual pitch
  • Video of the working demo of your solution on Youtube(2 minutes max)
  • The links to test your

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over 2 years ago

Last Day of our Hackathon + Live Q&A SUN 14 JUN 12.30 - 01.00 PM UTC

Hi Hackers,

We are on the last day of our hackathon and I'm sure you are all busy wrapping up your project and coming up with your submission, remember to submit everything before SUN 14 JUN at 11.45PM UTC 

You will not be able to edit your project after the cut-off time!

You also have your last checkpoint with your mentors today, so do reach out to them if you are still unclear on the submission requirements or have any challenges.

Sharing again on the submission requirements, it has to include:

  • Your textual pitch
  • Video of the working demo of your

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over 2 years ago

End of Day 2 of hacking + Live Q&A Session SUN 14 JUN 12.30PM UTC

Hi Hackers,

This marks the end of Day 2 day of our hackathon! We hope that you've had a very productive day and your idea has started taking shape now. 

Mentor and Checkpoints

You should all have had your second checkpoint with your mentor(s) by now. If for some reason you were not able to connect, do reach out to us on Slack and we will assist you on this.

Submission Deadline

Please note that the deadline for the final submission is SUN 14 JUN at 11.45PM UTC

Submission Requirements 

Your submission should include:

  • Your textual pitch
  • Video of the

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over 2 years ago

Day 2 of Hacking - Submission Deadline and Requirements

Hi Hackers,

We are on Day 2 of our hackathon and we know that you are all very busy hacking away. Do remember to plan and complete your second checkpoint with your mentors today.  

Submission Deadline

Please note that the deadline for the final submission is SUN 14 JUN at 11.45PM UTC

Submission Requirements 

Your submission should include:

  • Your textual pitch
  • Video of the working demo of your solution on Youtube(2 minutes max)
  • The links to test your solution (e.g., Github, Website, App, adobe)

The detailed submission requirements are as follows:

Textual Pitch on Devpost

You should explain:

  • The travel…

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over 2 years ago

End of first day of hacking + Live Q&A Session SAT 13 JUN 12.30PM UTC

Hi Hackers,

We have reached the end of the first day of hacking and what a day it has been! It was great to see the synergy between participants and mentors; and all your interactions on our Slack Workspace. We can see some exciting projects brewing and really look forward to seeing your projects come to life in the next couple of days!

Mentor and Checkpoints

You should all have had your first checkpoint with your mentor(s) by now. If for some reason you were not able to connect, do reach out to us on Slack and we will assist…

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over 2 years ago

Mentors have now been assigned to you - Next Steps

Hi Hackers,

Thank you to all those who submitted their ideas. We have assigned your mentors and they will be reaching out to you to set your first checkpoint for today. You are recommended to have daily checkpoints with your mentors to see that you are on track with your project.

 

Team Channel on Slack

We can see that some of you have submitted your idea on Devpost but have not created your private team channel on Slack. Please note that it’s very important for your team to be registered on Slack for your mentors to find you and

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over 2 years ago

Live Q&A Session - FRI 12 JUN @ 12.30PM UTC

Hi Hackers,

Do join us for our Live Q&A session happening later today, FRI 12 JUN at 12.30 PM - 13.00 PM UTC

We will be here to answer any questions that you may have about the hack. 

Link to Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlueby9iNy4

Link to Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/videos/268826294550353/

Thank you for Hacking Travel and looking to reinvent it. 

Welcome to the Scrum

Below are the links to our resources:

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/travelscrum

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/travelscrum/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/travelscrum/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUIuREDKiP2nLAvGqmyWFCg

FB Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/2627171750943879/


over 2 years ago

Submission for Ideas On Devpost Is Now Closed

Hi Hackers,

Submission for ideas on Devpost is now closed. Thank you for those who submitted your ideas. Our team will be working overnight to assign you with a mentor. Your mentor will be reaching out to you to set up your first checkpoint on Friday 12 JUN. 

Please note that any ideas submitted after the cut-off time will not be elligible for the hackathon.

If you still have questions then do join our daily Live Q&A sessions, the schedule is as follows:

DATE

TIME

PROGRAM

CHANNEL

FRI 12 JUN

12.30 PM - 13.00 PM (UTC)

LIVE Q&A Session

Youtube

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over 2 years ago

Last 2 hours To Submit Your Idea On Devpost!

Last 2 hours to go before we close our idea submission for the hackathon. Please make sure that you submit your Idea(140 words max) on our Devpost Hackathon page asap. Any ideas submitted after the cut off time of 11.59PM UTC today will not qualify for the hackathon.

Check our guidelines for the detailed steps: Submit your Hackathon Idea

Note: It is important that you submit your idea asap, especially if you are looking for other teammates so that they can reach out to you if they are interested to join your project. We will also use your idea submission

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over 2 years ago

Important: You have 12 more hours to submit your Idea on Devpost !! ( Deadline: THURSDAY 11JUN - 11.49PM UTC)

Hi Hackers,

Last 12 hours to go before we close our idea submission for the hackathon. Please make sure that you submit your Idea(140 words max) on our Devpost Hackathon page asap. Any ideas submitted after the cut off time of 11.59PM UTC today will not qualify for the hackathon.

Check our guidelines for the detailed steps: Submit your Hackathon Idea

Note: It is important that you submit your idea asap, especially if you are looking for other team mates so that they can reach out to you if they are interested to join your project. We will also use

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over 2 years ago

Live Opening Ceremony THUR 11JUN @ 02.00PM UTC + Announcement on exciting goodies for all participants

Hi Hackers,

The day that we were all waiting for is finally here!

Do join us for our Live Launch Ceremony happening today THUR 11JUN  14.00 - 16.15 UTC. 

We will have industry experts joining us to share their insights with you. We have lined up a panel of speakers for the second half who will share their journey with the ongoing pandemic.

We will also be announcing about exciting goodies for all participants! So do tune in.

Link to Youtube Live Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhSkNNWt5NE

Link to Facebook Live Session: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/videos/2960796340678653/

Details of the ceremony are as follows:

14.00 UTC | Welcome

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over 2 years ago

Live Q&A Session - THUR 11JUN @ 08.00AM UTC (Main Topic: Mentors)

Hi Hackers,

Do join us for our Live Q&A session happening later today, THUR 11 JUN @ 08.00AM UTC 

The highlight of today’s session will be mentors and process behind attributing mentors.

Thank you for Hacking Travel and looking to reinvent it. 

Link to Youtube: https://youtu.be/6Nd7088gIVA 

Link to Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/videos/260553455003179/

Welcome to the Scrum 

Below are the links to our resources:

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/travelscrum

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/travelscrum/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/travelscrum/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUIuREDKiP2nLAvGqmyWFCg

FB Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/2627171750943879/


over 2 years ago

Come join us for our Live Q&A Session - WED 10 JUN (06.00 - 07.00 PM UTC)

Hi Hackers,   We know that you busy working on your ideas and setting up your teams. So you may have some questions for us!   Do join us for our Live Q&A Session happening later today, WED 10 JUN 06.00 - 07.00 PM UTC   The topics that we will cover are as follows: 
- Ideation
- Access to APIs
- Prizes
- Deadlines
- Launch detailsYoutube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fBRxRsYeL8
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/T   Thank you for Hacking Travel and looking to reinvent it. 
Welcome to the Scrum.   Below are the links to our resources:

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over 2 years ago

Live Q&A Session - WED 10 JUN

Hi Hackers,

Join us for our live Q&A session tomorrow WED 10 JUN 10.00 - 11.00 UTC

Topics that will be covered are as follows:

- General Rules
- Team Formation
- Idea Submission
- Overall Timelines
- Prizes

Link to youtube Video as follows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qItNiIBCc-8
Link to Facebook Video as follows: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/videos/756447378498056


over 2 years ago

Live Q&A Session - TUE 09 JUN (Main Topic: APIs)

Hi Hackers,   Do join us in or live session later today. The highlight of the session will be APIs. TUE 09 JUN  13.00 - 14.00 (UTC)  LIVE Q&ATopics that will be covered are as follow:
  • APIs repository and possibilities
  • TravelScrum Agenda
  • TravelScrum Mentors
Link to youtube Video as follows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ9ugr9GVnU
Link to Facebook Video as follows: https://www.facebook.com/travelscrum/videos/252311479437245

Cheers

TravelScrum Team


over 2 years ago

Live Q&A Sessions (Daily) - Less than 1 week to go!

Hi Hackers,

Less than 1 week to go before the hackathon!

We can see that some of you have started engaging on our Slack Channel to find teammates and ideas have started coming in on our Devpost page.

Below are the details of our upcoming live sessions where we are looking forward to communicate more about the hackathon, bring in guest speakers to share their insights and also answer any queries that you might have:

DATE

TIME

PROGRAM

CHANNEL

MON 08 JUN

10.00 - 11.00 (UTC)

LIVE Q&A (Ideas & Teams)

Youtube, Facebook

TUE  09 JUN

13.00 -

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over 2 years ago

Have you submitted your idea on Devpost yet?

Dear Participant,

Now that you've registered on Devpost and joined our Travelscrum Slack Workspace, please make sure that you submit your Idea(140 words max) on our Devpost Hackathon page.

Check our guidelines for the detailed steps: Submit your Hackathon Idea

Note: It is important that you submit your idea asap, especially if you are looking for other team mates so that they can reach out to you if they are interested to join your project. We will also use your idea submission to mathc you to your mentors.

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over 2 years ago

Don't forget to join our Slack Workspace!

Hi Hackers,

Very important for you to join our Slack Workspace as this is where you will be able to find team members, interact with our team and your mentors plus post your queires to us.

We have the covered the detailed steps of how to join Slack in our guidelines document.

Details are as follows:

Join our Slack Workspace

  • Access the our slack workspace by clicking on this link: TravelScrum Slack Workspace
  • Enter your email id
  • You will then receive a validation email, click on it to access the workspace

Please fill in your Slack profile with the right

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over 2 years ago

Get Started with TravelScrum Hackathon 2020

Hi all,

Now that you've registered for our hackathon, your next steps are as follows:

Step 1

Submit your idea/project through DevPost (check out our guidelines document for more details)

Step 2

Join our Slack Workspace. This is where you can also share your ideas, look for a team, connect with industry experts and get your queries answered.

Please click on the following link to join :Travelscrum Slack Workspace

Step 3

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us on Slack. You can further details on the respective Slack channels in our guidelines document.

Our team will…

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