Welcome In the News: 2017 Edition

Published on Jan 2, 2018 time to read: 3 minutes
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Contact: Amber Francis press@welcomepickups.com

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2017 Online Coverage

December

The Poor Traveler

On the way to our hotel on our first night in Athens, our cab driver John made a detour to a hill and took us to a great spot, where we could have a panoramic view of the city, with the Acropolis towering above it. He didn’t charge us extra for it.

November

Andreea Vasile

The experience was impeccable, both because of the excellent service and the good and sympathetic driver, as well as his joviality and readiness to tell stories.

October

Discover Walks Paris

[Welcome] has an impressive 5* rating on TripAdvisor, and always goes above and beyond to please…So, whether you’re traveling to Charles de Gaulle, Orly or Beauvais-Tille Airport, I highly recommend booking yourself a Welcome Pickup.

SuperFounders

The Greek tourism startup Welcome Pickups, a company that reshapes and modernizes the travel industry, has just announced their latest investment of 1.65 million euros.

Fortune Greece

The startup founders expect in 2018 to “push” to open up new locations and increase the choices offered to travelers.

September

An American in Rome

We have used Welcome Pickups in multiple cities because it comes with great extras for the same price as you would normally pay for lift into to your hotel anyways.

It’s Possible & PayPal

By combining impeccable customer service with unforgettable offline experiences and solid know-how and technology, they have been able to attract interest and loyal followers.

Hotel Mag

Welcome surpassed the usual transport services as the first company to offer a comprehensive travel experience. From the moment a traveler arrives at a new destination until his return, Welcome takes on all the travel needs.

EleftherosTypos

The startup [that]…will meet all the needs of a traveler (from transport or products he may want to get up to suggestions about entertainment or training); has managed to expand in just two years to 5 countries.

Deal News

One of the new success stories in Greek tourism aspires to build.

iNews

A more personal welcome to more than one million travelers…in 2018.

Perivolos

It is a travel platform that works with professional drivers, where guests can book their airport pick-up in advance, sightseeing and museum tickets, activity packages such as bicycle tours and guided tours to places of interest that they want…and SIM cards for the mobile, maps and souvenir packages.

Travel Daily News

An innovative company in the tourism sector, based in Athens, which focuses its services to create an integrated travel experience.

Liberal

Two years after its foundation, Welcome Pickups has secured funding of 1.65 million euros to redefine the way we travel.

GTP

Welcome steps in the moment a traveler arrives to his destination, managing travel needs (transport, travel products, business suggestions, information) in a friendly and easy way.

ImpossibleWorks

European Travel Company Welcome Pickups Raises 1.65M Euros to Redefine In-Destination Travel Services

MarketingWeek

Welcome Pickups announced this month a € 1.65 million investment from VentureFriends, Openfund and Melih Odemis.

Capital

[The] loophole in the tourist services segment, not only in the Greek market but also in popular European destinations, was exploited by Alexandros Trimis and Savvas Georgiou to launch Welcome Pickups.

Neopolis

Welcome surpassed the usual transport services as the first company to offer a comprehensive travel experience.

Fortune Greece

Welcome plans to cover 6 new destinations in 4 countries by the end of 2017 and serve more than 1 million travelers in 2018.

New Money

Welcome surpassed the usual transport services as the first company to offer a comprehensive travel experience.

It’s Possible 

The special model of Welcome has created a new travel category covering all in-destination needs.

Startupper

From the moment a traveler arrives at a new destination until his return, Welcome takes on all travel needs (transport, travel products, busy suggestions, information) in the most interpersonal, friendly and easy way.

Businessnews

Welcome Pickups secures € 1.65 million to redefine the way you travel.

July

A Boomers Life After 50

We arranged transportation to the downtown area in advance via Welcome Pickups – a wise idea.

June

CloudBeds

Cloudbeds is happy to partner with Welcome Pickups, which will provide Cloudbeds customers and their guests with another positive touchpoint.

January

An American in Rome

Welcome Pickups charges the same price as a taxi, but has a driver waiting for you.