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Miss Travel initially launched as a dating site two and a half years ago, the first in the “travel dating space,” according to founder Brandon Wade, the relationship guru behind sugar daddy search sites Seeking and Whats Your “Most dating websites have been focused on people dating locally, but one of the things we noticed, especially catering to the successful and wealthy category, is that people are willing to fly and travel to meet each other,” says Wade.
With more than 615,000 members worldwide, and over half a million trips booked with Miss Travel, the company is profitable, Wade reports.Last year, Y Combinator alum The Dating Ring crowdfunded a plan to fly New York women to San Francisco to date the city’s growing population of tech nerds.Miss Travel, which just launched its mobile app last week, is taking the concept a step further.A single family friend of mine loves nothing more than to travel, but she often has trouble finding someone to go with — as she’s retired and a lot of the people she knows have work and family obligations. Millions of others in the world are ready to hit the road — they just need a companion first.That’s the beauty of travel dating websites — it takes no time at all to connect with fellow globetrotters.Ever wanted to travel to an exotic island for a week but didn’t have the cash?
Well, thanks to Miss Travel, that’s not a problem anymore — if, and it’s a big if, you’re a young, attractive woman who’s willing to swipe right on a lonely, wealthy travel companion.But mix sexual politics and an imbalance of (monetary, and therefore situational) power with the logistics of travel, and there is potential here for some incredibly awkward scenarios—or even sexual assault.According to Wade, Miss Travel provides an optional stamp of verification to users who choose to pay for a background check, although anyone can create a profile without it.So essentially, the app doesn’t assume any responsibility for the outcome of users’ travel dates.“You should practice caution when you date online,” he says. Cheap airfare and wanderlust abound – Fall in Love with Travel all over again with Miss Travel’s fall giveaway!