whym translation for travel. The language app for Android and iOS.

The Language Specialists for Travel

Bringing innovative language solutions to the travel industry.

Why whym?


Our goal is to ensure that anyone, who services travellers across the world, can offer their customers the language services — wherever, whenever and however — they need.

We believe everyone should be able to engage a professional interpreter simply, intuitively and without hassle. On the device of their choice. On the connection of their choice. At the time of their choice.

whym is the first online language service tailored to the travel industry. Harnessing the skill of professional interpreters and the power of technology to deliver more intuitive, and better, language services to travellers.

Put an interpreter into the pocket of every customer.

Deliver multilingual customer service with the help of our interpreters.

Add value to your mobile services, and stand out from the crowd.

Provide translations to your clients at the click of a button

Enhance your business services with instant access to a professional interpreter.

 Partnerships and Affiliates


We work with businesses across the travel industry.
Discover how we can help you meet the needs of the mobile traveller while encouraging further interaction with your services.

Emergency situations, such as injuries/illness/hospital visits are very stressful when you can't speak the local language

whym for hotels

From the moment your guests arrive at reception to the moment they check out, ensure there are no language barriers!
Offer complete multi-lingual customer service in-house with whym.

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Approached by police in Russia? Get an interpreter on your smartphone with whym. Nothing beats the accuracy of live translation.

whym for air travel

How many of your customers are flying to countries where they don’t speak the local language? Air travel can be a stressful time for many, enhance your customers’ journey by improving their ability to communicate.

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Emergency situations, such as injuries/illness/hospital visits are very stressful when you can't speak the local language

whym for Events

Do you run international events? Or shows that attract international visitors? Make building networks across languages simple with an interpreter in the pocket of each host and attendeee.

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Approached by police in Russia? Get an interpreter on your smartphone with whym. Nothing beats the accuracy of live translation.

whym for Travel Management

Do you manage business travel?
Are you looking for ways to enhance, and personalise, your traveller support services?

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Emergency situations, such as injuries/illness/hospital visits are very stressful when you can't speak the local language

whym for Mobile Service Providers

The vast majority of travellers take their smartphones travelling these days, and many of purchasing international SIM cards.
Boost your traveller SIM cards and devices with whym

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Approached by police in Russia? Get an interpreter on your smartphone with whym. Nothing beats the accuracy of live translation.

whym for car hire

What happens when your customers have any kind of emergency (break down, accident etc.) while out in your cars? How do your international customers communicate with emergency personnel, or roadside assistance when faced with a stressful situation?

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whym translation for travel. The language app for Android and iOS.

whym: Translation for Travel app


Our “whym:Translation for Travel” app is the window to all our services.
In order to meet the demands of the mobile, and increasingly independent, traveller whym is available on smartphones and tablets, iOS and Android.

Our app is the a one-stop shop for any traveller’s language needs.
There you can connect with a real, live, professional interpreter in just 60 seconds – any time of the day, anywhere in the world.
You can choose how you would like to connect using wifi, data, or cellular network.
You can pay for services on the go.
Engage a professional translator any time you need one, or book an interpreter for that all important business meeting.

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Be prepared for the unexpected with a live interpreter


Imagine your worst travel nightmare…now imagine you can’t speak the local language.
With whym, you’re still in a stressful situation, but at least you understand what’s happening.

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