Oktogo, a Russian startup company we covered a good many times, has secured an additional $2 million in funding from MCI Management private equity.
Airbnb has just announced having ventured into the Russian tourist market via a partnership with online accommodation service Ostrovok. The deal is the first of it’s kind for the Silicon Valley poster child of travel startups.
In the coming months the Russian Federation will be ever increasingly in travel news leading up to Sochi 2014. For people in the online hotel booking space, and other hospitality sectors too, Russia presents a special set of potentials and hurdles as well, this is widely accepted. Many questions exist where online travel in Russia is concerned, we hope this post will clarify a few.