Travel meta-search platform Aviasales has just announced receiving $43 million in investment from Elbrus Capital Funds and iTech Capital.
Argo Tests Search & Booking Platform Tangopapas.com
Argo tests a new travel platform Tangopapas.com being marketed as a “best of” class search and booking platform.
Google Flight Search Takes Off
Kayak and Expedia had better watch out – booking flights online just got a whole lot easier thanks to an excellent new tool from those geniuses at Google – the new Flight Search, a super-intuitive tool that is set to wrestle a huge share of the market from traditional flight finder services.
Tours4Fun and Hop2 Flight Search Partner
In budget travel news, sightseeing tour company, Tours4Fun, announced a new partnership with Hop2 Travel for offering direct access for affordable flights. The Los Angeles based tour company will also add Hop2 offerings like car rentals, hotels, and even cruises for their clients. Argo takes a look at this news bit to evaluate some OTA corporate moves – is this news or not? Let’s see.
Skyscanner Shows UK Knows the Way to Emerging Markets
According to a report from UK travel search site Skyscanner, Estonia, Madagascar and Iraq emerge as travel hot spots for UK travelers. Spain is, as always, a favorite among vacationers in Britain, but non-traditional destinations are headlining Summer travel so far.