Travel by Interest is the rising hotel search website, that creates themed hotel collections & original content about the best properties around the world, always allowing you to book directly.
HOW IT ALL BEGAN
Travel by Interest was first introduced as 'Destsetters', in November 2011. Back then, it was a B2B service for Hoteliers, helping them target the global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market.
January 12, 2012
THE FIRST ONLINE PLATFORM
The first online platform of Destsetters.com is officially launched, featuring 12 Hotels from Greece & Cyprus
January 18, 2012
FIRST INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATION
Destsetters has its first International presence, during the Tourism Fair FITUR in Madrid, Spain. Destsetters is an exhibiting company, with more than 100 pre-arranged meetings with global Hoteliers.
March 07, 2012
DESTSETTERS IN ITB BERLIN'S LGBT SEGMENT
Destsetters continues its International launching by taking part in the special section of ITB Berlin for LGBT Travel.
May 22, 2012
LGBT WORKSHOP IN BRUSSELS
Destsetters is the official speaker during the Brussels Quality Academy's special education session for LGBT travel, addressed to the city's Hoteliers and General Managers.
THE GAY ASPECT OF SANTORIN
Destsetters joins forces with the renowned photographer Christos Drazos and performs a targeted photo shoot on the island of Santorini, showcasing the island's gay friendly character. Several photos from that session have now become iconic.
November 01, 2013
NEW MARKETS, NEW FEATURES
With an established International presence in the LGBT travel market, Destsetters broadens its Niche Markets and introduces three new categories: Food, Luxury and Wellness. The 'book directly with the hotels' feature is also introduced during this period.
July 23-25, 2015
CAPTURING ROME'S GAY & LESBIAN CHARACTER
In collaboration with Christos Drazos, Destsetters specifies and executes a landmark photo shoot in Rome, presenting the city's LGBT aspect. The photo shoot was hosted in two of Rome's leading properties, Hotel Splendide Royal and Parco dei Principi Hotel.
A NEW NAME: TRAVEL BY INTEREST!
After 5,5 years of successful International presence as Destsetters, the project moves to a new era and changes its name to 'Travel by Interest'. The new name is more direct, comprehensible and easy to remember.
CONTENT GENERATING PLATFORM
Collaborating with more than 3.000 hotels from over 130 countries, Travel by Interest reintroduces itself as the leading Hotel Content generating platform, and a new hotel search website that sorts the properties in themed collections to help travellers find exactly what they are looking for. A brand new logo, image and brand identity, welcome TBI to its new journey!