NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rizort, a luxury vacation marketplace, today announced that new and exclusive destinations in North America, including Mexico and the Caribbean, will be added to its stellar roster of destination offerings. Since the company's cutting-edge, interactive platform launched in April 2018, more than a hundred customers have journeyed with Rizort.com for their luxury vacations.
Rizort is the world's first experience driven luxury vacation marketplace that helps travelers plan and book an end-to-end vacation seamlessly on one platform. The company leverages immersive media and virtual reality (VR) across web and mobile to enable travelers to virtually explore the best in class hotels, resorts and experiences before deciding where they want to stay from anywhere in the world. The Rizort VR app is available on Oculus GO and Samsung Gear VR app stores and current destinations include Bali, Thailand, the Maldives and most recently as of this month, Dubai.
"Rizort is a one-stop solution for all travelers who love to plan, personalize, and experience vacations around their travel intent. We are at a pivotal and exciting time in the travel and technology industry – by leveraging VR, we are unifying a traveler's path to purchase through our immersive platform. We aim to create a new way of seeing things that are both personalized and social," said Sachin Kanodia, CEO, Rizort. "We are also engaging with travelers in a way that has never been done before. Within the upcoming weeks, we will be launching a social feature within our app that allows up to two travelers to interact with each other - whether you're in New York City, working overseas in Asia or studying in Europe - the possibilities are limitless when using our global-friendly app."
Rizort offers a unique on-travel loyalty advantage, PrivilEDGE, for exclusive benefits to every traveler who plans a vacation through the Rizort platform. To further assist discerning vacationers on their holiday, Rizort offers a Concierge app as well, that assists travelers with their travel itinerary, curated experiences, local events to participate in, and access to a 24/7 support, thus guiding them during their vacation journey.
In March 2018, Rizort closed a seed round of funding of $2.9 million from Blume Ventures, Dream Incubator Japan, Greenfield Advisory Singapore and a few other angel investors. The company is planning to offer additional destinations in the upcoming quarters, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of 2018 and Fiji and Japan in 2019.
About Rizort Inc.
Rizort is the world's first intent and experience driven luxury vacation marketplace based out of San Francisco. Rizort's proprietary algorithm leverages data to match user intent to highly curated luxury hotels, resorts and experiences across multiple destinations. Its immersive web experience and virtual reality (VR) app built on the Oculus platform, deliver highly interactive narratives to travelers, helping them dream, plan and personalize their vacation experience. Rizort has raised $2.9M dollars in seed funding, to date.
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