The Return Journey Hackathon

Participation Link:- The Return Journey Hackathon (by GDSC,IITK and TRJ) invites teams to innovate and boost user engagement. Through an Ideation Round for creative proposals and a Prototype Round for refinement, participants vie for rewards such as sponsored trips and internship opportunities.

Mar 28, 6:45 PM – Apr 9, 6:15 PM



Key Themes

Machine LearningSolution Challenge

About this event

The Return Journey Hackathon is a dynamic event focused on building a vibrant Traveller community on The Return Journey platform. Participants, registering in teams of 1 to 4 members, are tasked with developing innovative strategies and prototypes to enhance user engagement and interaction within the community. The event consists of two rounds: the Ideation Round and the Prototype Round. In the Ideation Round, participants are challenged to propose creative product features and strategies that address the needs of travelers, aiming to foster growth and enhance user experience. Submissions for this round are to be made in document format by the deadline specified. Only winners of the Ideation Round proceed to the Prototype Round, where they further develop and prototype their proposed solutions. Detailed guidelines and evaluation criteria for the Prototype Round will be provided to qualifying teams. Throughout the competition, participants are encouraged to demonstrate creativity, technical feasibility, and a profound understanding of user preferences within the travel industry. Winners will be notified via email, and queries can be addressed to the organizers. This event, spanning from March 28 to April 9, 2024, serves as an exciting opportunity for participants to contribute to the growth and success of The Return Journey's Traveller community.

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Top three teams will get sponsored trips including stay, travel and all other activities to places like Kasol, Manali, Bir Bliss, McLeodGanj etc.

Also best performing team will get PPI opportunity for their summer internship with The Return Journey.


  • Sahil Singh

    IIT Kanpur

    GDSC Lead

  • Saugat Kannojia

    IIT Kanpur

    Tech Lead

  • Shrey Mehta

    Tech Lead

  • Kalika .

    IIT Kanpur

    Tech Lead

  • Benison Bage

    Design Lead

  • Hemant Choudhary

    IIT Kanpur

    Marketing Lead

  • Sanyam Jain

    IIT Kanpur

    Marketing Lead

  • Sweta Kumari

    Events Lead

  • Divya M

    Events Lead

  • Sabari Santhosh

    Finance Lead

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