Butler Hospitality nabs $35M to grow hotel “ghost kitchen” concept
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Butler Hospitality nabs $35M to grow hotel “ghost kitchen” concept
By Jill Menze October 28, 2021
The Series B round brings the total funding of Butler Hospitality – one of PhocusWire’s Hot 25 Startups for 2019 – to $55 million. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
By PhocusWire October 28, 2021
A panel this year, focusing on sustainability and the efforts of brands in travel, features Megan Morikawa (Iberostar Group), Aaron Gowell (SilverRail Technologies) and Jeremy Sampson (The Travel Foundation). Read More
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Chalo acquires Shuttl to boost bus travel service
By Linda Fox October 28, 2021
The combined companies will run more than 25 million bus rides a month.... Read More
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MakeMyTrip continues solid revenue rebound
By Kevin May October 28, 2021
The company says its financial performance leads and is instrumental in the country's travel industry recovery strategy, coinciding with a signifcant decline in COVID-19 infections and the roll-out of a vaccine program.... Read More
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VIDEO: State of travel startups 2021
By PhocusWire October 28, 2021
Ahead of the release of the full 2021 report, Mike Coletta, Phocuswright's manager for research and innovation, outlined some early findings at this week's PhocusWire Pulse event.... Read More
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Hilton’s business travel bookings led by small and medium companies
By Mitra Sorrells October 27, 2021
Hilton is reporting profit of $240 million in the third quarter of 2021, driven by high demand and near or above 2019-level rates for both leisure travel and bookings from small and medium enterprises.... Read More

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Tripadvisor's rejected or removed reviews are increasing in number
The company says the two million reviews in question represent about 9% of all submissions, with... Read more
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Where does Gen Z like to travel and stay?
Understanding Gen Z’s unique spend patterns, planning preferences, travel interests and trip types... Read more
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VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel startups
travel startups have faced a tough time as they juggle costs, strategy and hopes for the future,... Read more
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Online cruise bookings leave many travel advisors behind
In a video message to travel advisors, Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain says the surge in... Read more
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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital... Read more
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Airline execs push back on tech naivete claims
Airline industry figures believe carriers are moving to modern technology such as cloud as they look... Read more
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