EM Group Chat #077: Launching & Scaling Luxury Escapes As A Travel Marketplace With Adam Schwab

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Adam Schwab

Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #077 (11/16) with Adam Schwab, who’s the CEO of Luxury Escapes. Luxury Escapes is one of the fastest growing travel marketplaces where members can access limited-time offers and deals on luxury destinations & travel packages. It’s also one of Australia’s leading online marketplaces.

0:05 Intro
1:05 Adam's background
4:18 Starting Luxury Escapes
6:26 An overview of Luxury Escapes as a leading travel marketplace
20:04 How Luxury Escapes is expanding into new categories
26:38 The Luxury Escapes new market launch playbook
30:00 The Luxury Escapes team & marketplace org structure
32:03 The metrics that matter for Luxury Escapes as a marketplace
33:58 How Luxury Escapes increases repeat purchases
35:19 Tips for early stage marketplace founders
38:20 Group Q&A on fundraising as a marketplace startup in Australia
43:50 Group Q&A on marketing spend & allocation
51:00 Group Q&A on hiring a CTO as an early stage marketplace

Adam on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lux_schwab
Luxury Escapes: https://www.luxuryescapes.com

Connect with Adam in the Everything Marketplaces community.