travel like a local

Lima, Peru- December 2017Arrivedo, a novel hotel booking website, today announces the launch of their new hotel meta search service. With the new feature, users can now search for hotels and best available prices based on expertly written neighborhood guides, allowing travelers to make more insightful decisions based on location and surrounding activities.

Arrivedo is a hotel booking website with the aim of building a worldwide platform for travelers to connect, share knowledge, and experience locations around their hotel. And while many hotel booking websites are only focused on prices and reviews, Arrivedo strives to provide low prices, great accommodations, as well as local insight for the neighborhood of each travel destination.

Arrivedo connects hotels with travelers by enabling users to search for accommodations based on the neighborhoods in which they are located. The feature, called Neighborhood Guide, utilizes a list of articles with maps, routes, restaurants, tours, bars, listicles and more, allowing travelers to hit the ground running. These guides are created by experienced travel writers with local input, enabling travelers to get the authentic advice they seek directly from the place they’ll be staying.

Arrivedo’s proprietary content creation engine consists of +400 local Certified Arrivedo Travel Writers, sprawled across the globe, and is consistently growing in size at a rate of 67% month to month, over last 4 months. Neighborhood guides are created using insight from interviewed hoteliers to gain the most accurate and interesting local recommendations.

The expanding pool of travel writers is currently comprised of some of the best in the industry, having written for major publications such as Forbes, Lonely Planet, The Economist, Huffington Post, Fortune, and many others.

According to Expedia Media Solutions, experiences, cultural information and activities that travelers plan on doing during their trip are the most influential factors while deciding where to travel. Moreover, 62% of US adult travelers prefer a service which provides them with a personalized experience. This importance regarding area has very positively impacted business.

In light of this Arrivedo facilitates this desire for local information. They currently have 500 hotels in 80 cities with writers creating unique Neighborhood Guides for them. Additionally, there are 200,000 hotels listed in Arrivedo waiting to be claimed by hoteliers.

“When travelers visit new places, their immediate surroundings can make or break a trip, yet this has been fairly overlooked by previous hotel booking sites. Now with Neighbourhood Guides, customers can ensure their surrounding are filled with exciting activities, thanks to the combined effort of experienced writers and knowledgeable locals“ said Alonso Franco, co-founder and CEO of Arrivedo.


Arrivedo is the first online platform for hotel recommendations that gives a voice to hoteliers. Arrivedo enables high profile hotels, such as Kimpton Hotels, Virgin Hotel in Chicago, WestHouse in New York to name a few, to organize their own Neighborhood Guide, so that hosts can compete with AirBnB to drive more traveler satisfaction and to attract travelers searching a hotel with a local experience.


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