Pathfndr, billed as a No-code, Artificial Intelligence-powered Travel Operating System, announces a slew of innovations for travel advisors.
Lend Me Your iPhone to Test the “Backdrop App” Game Changer
A new spp called Backdrop shows promise for becoming a popular travel companion. At least, according to TechCrunch. If only I had an iPhone!
2021 COVID Contingencies: What If GetYourGuide Is All Done?
Berlin startup GetYourGuide floats an 80 million euro line of credit financing to help the company stay afloat. What does it mean?
TripActions Raises $155 Million in “Series E” Funding
Business travel management startup TripActions has just announced a new funding round of $155 million.
PhocusWire Releases 2021 Hot 25 List of Startups
Each November PhocusWire has begun the Phocuswright Conference with the release of our annual Hot 25 Startups. Here is the list for 2021.
GuruWalk Snags €1 Million Seed Funding to Serve ‘Free Walking Tours’
Spanish startup GuruWalk announces obtaining €1 million in seed funding from SeedRocket and other investors to jumpstart free tours.
Hotelbeds Confirms European Wholesale Sales Team
Hotelbeds has announced another update on further senior management appointments for the company. According to the news, Joaquin Garcia is now Regional Director of Wholesale Sales for Northern and Centre Europe, and Luis Miguel Vazquez is the Regional Director for the South and Eastern Europe. Both will report directly to Sam Turner, the Wholesale Sales and Sourcing Director with […]
Berlin Startup Mapify Conjures $1 Million in Seed Funding
Berlin social travel startup Mapify has announced raising $1 million in seed funding from U.S. and Europe-based funds and angel investors.
Travelzoo Wins 2018 People’s Choice Award
Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, has taken home four top honors at this year’s Stevie Awards® for Sales and Customer Service.
Dreamlines Raises $19 Million Growth Capital
Hamburg-based Dreamlines has announced its most recent investment round of €18 million euro. This is the latest backing of the online cruise marketplace in the last 12 months.
Lola Travel Gets $15 Mil, A+ in Responsiveness, and a Wink
News Kayak founder Paul English has just raised $15 million in funding for his Lola Travel Co. is a shot in the arm for a travel tech industry stagnant since months. According to the news, Lola received a fresh infusion of capital from Charles River Ventures, General Catalyst and Accel.. Here’s a brief snapshot of a new company that says it’s going to provide on-demand, personal service to the world of travelers.
Is ride sharing a green Lyft or an Uber hype idea?
Two cutting edge transportation startups, Lyft and Uber, they’ve done a good job of marketing anything and everything that could help them convert. Long billed as green friendly ride share services, the two have pledge in the past to help reduce the number of cars on the road.
Five Cool Travel Startups You Maybe Never Heard Of
The travel startup niche is a lot less active these days than it once was. The big names, TripAdvisor, Kayak, Airbnb, Uber, and a slew of others have snatched the attention and loyalty of many. Right now these, are in a sort of “no holds barred” competition to become the Facebook of travel, with a lot of niche value going on in between. Speaking of niches, there’s a lot of room for traveler utility and for developing to sell startup action too.
EU Announces Tech All Stars 2014
The European Commission has launched the 3rd edition of the Tech All Stars Competition for finding Europe’s best startups from EU accelerators, incubators and web camps. This year’s competition invites a dozen of Europe’s best talents to get connected with funding and more.
Trustedhousesitters.com – Well Deserving of Your Attention
If you ever dreamed of visiting far off places, and staying in a home away from home, Trustedhousesitters is just the ticket. Likewise, if you need someone you can trust to take care of your house while you are away, and maybe even your pets, then this service makes all the sense in the world.