Rome2rio Blog

We’ve Updated The Rome2rio iOS App

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson One of the most wonderful side effects of travel is the unfettered feeling…

An IAC Applications Ad Broke All Our Click-Through Records: Then We Blocked It

It’s natural to pay attention when you discover one of the ads on your site has a click-through rate eight times higher than average. That’s what we discovered as we reviewed advertiser reports a few weeks ago, so we decided…

How Changing One Word Increased Our Flight Booking Conversions By 30%

It was a warm night in March and I was going over my research for the unified booking experiment to prepare a presentation for the Rome2rio team the next day. The results had been really great, and I was in a…

Revamping Our Flight Booking User Experience

How we used experimentation principles to revamp the flight booking process on Rome2rio.

Welcoming Katie, Tim & Alex

Rome2rio is expanding in every direction; launching onsite ticket bookings, introducing our Global Flight Pricing Ranking and now, welcoming new people to our team. We are pleased to introduce Katie, Tim, and Alex. Katie joins us after completing her BSc in…

Introducing The Global Flight Pricing Ranking

When Rome2rio first wrote about this topic, back in December 2012, we didn’t realise how much interest our analysis would generate. Tnooz also carried the post as a guest article, and between them, the two pages attracted thousands of readers:…

A Story Of Fandom And Photobombing

The team at Rome2rio enjoy hearing from the people who use our product. We get plenty of feedback that helps us to improve all part of the site and the app. We also get lots of fun stories from people…

My Work Experience at Rome2rio

Today’s post come from Christopher who has recently joined our team as a work experience developer – Enjoy! My name is Christopher, and in June 2016 I was lucky enough to have the wonderful experience of doing work experience for…

Welcome Christopher And Phoebe

Rome2rio  is pleased to be able to support the next generation of computer science talent from home and abroad. We are delighted to introduce two special new members to our team; Christopher and Phoebe. Phoebe joins us as an intern in our…

A Unified Booking Experience

After months of development and experimentation, we’re proud to release a new and improved user experience for searching for train, bus and flight bookings on Rome2rio. We’re calling it Unified Bookings. It’s a part of our goal to make the…

Introducing Rome2rio Labs And The Global Connectivity Report

Rome2rio, with its comprehensive database of global routes and transport information, is a very attractive tool for the casual traveller and globe trekker alike. We’ll help you get from A to B by any means that we can find. (including…

Rome2rio Announces Partnership With Distribusion

We recently wrote about our move to direct bookings on Rome2rio; starting with our partnership with SilverRail for UK train tickets. We are now pleased to announce another way that will make booking travel easier – we’ve partnered with Distribusion for…

Announcing Direct UK Rail Bookings On Rome2rio

We’ve built Rome2rio to make answering your travel questions easier. Questions such as ‘How do I get from London to Edinburgh?‘ and ‘How do I get from Manchester to Birmingham?‘. Answering those queries properly requires a full complement of air, rail,…

Welcoming Chantelle, Jordan, And Liz To Rome2rio

The team at Rome2rio continues to grow apace. This month we’ve added a trio of top talent to our team. Meet Chantelle, Jordan, and Liz. Chantelle has almost ten years digital project management experience delivering online solutions within both agency…

HTTPS Results in 7% Google AdX Revenue Drop

For some time now, Google has been publicly encouraging website owners to transition to HTTPS, a more secure version of the ubiquitous HTTP protocol that powers the web. You can identify websites that use HTTPS with the padlock symbol in the…