Community-based travel start-up wants to beat Airbnb at its own game

His start-up, Byond Travel, deals in community-based travel, reports Tech in Asia

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A while back, travel industry veteran Vikram Ahuja was approached by a man with a request: could he organise a group trip to nudist-friendly destinations – such as southern France or the east coast of India? “I was like yeah, sure, hell yeah, for sure,” Vikram tells Tech in Asia.  For Vikram, this is the beauty of community-based travel: it helps small and relatively unorganised communities who have the same lifestyle or hobby find each other, and have an immersive travel experience together. So in 2014, he set up his start-up Byond Travel, which ...