Update Star includes support for many languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian and many more.You can choose your language settings from within the program.
What’s more, the million to million acquisition price is small peanuts for CWT, which according to its 2011 numbers, operates in more than 150 countries, has 20K employees and saw billion in aggregate sales.
Since then, World Mate has largely flown under the radar, which is somewhat surprising considering the company today reports that its apps have been used by 10 million travelers to date to plan their trips, with a total of 3.7 million registered users, 9 billion miles and 2.9 million itineraries managed this year.
Not only that, but World Mate was early to market, pivoted successfully multiple times and seemed to be hitting the right notes by beefing up its hotel booking service, offering users automated suggestions for hotels that they may like based on their past usage and personal data, launching APIs — including support for 20 languages — low marketing spend, and what have apparently been increasing revenues thanks to white label/API offerings.
To that point, the startup makes money through a number of different channels.
It started off mostly focused on subscription, but has since expanded to lead generation for hotel and car rental properties like Expedia, white label versions of its apps, licensing its APIs and advertising.
Their servers parse those emails (completely accurately, I should add) and look up the extra details you’ll need, and then push it all back out to your mobile app.