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Misterb&b adds in-app social network for LGBTQ+ travelers
By Mitra Sorrells June 5, 2023
The LGBTQ+-centric travel accommodation and experience booking platform’s new social network is intended to help users meet one another and also meet locals in destinations they are visiting.   Read More
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News / Online unveils Trekki NFT to unite travel and Web3
By Linda Fox June 5, 2023
Later this year the Singapore-based brand plans to sell 10,000 dolphin-themed NFTs, with its benefits tied to how much the token holder travels. Read More
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Kayak launches “best time to travel” tool
By Derek Catron June 2, 2023
The “Best Time to Travel” tool incorporates predictive data from Kayak’s billions of travel queries to forecast future flight and hotel prices, allowing travelers to compare predicted pricing against monthly weather averages.  ... Read More
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Capital One acquires digital concierge, Velocity Black
By Derek Catron June 2, 2023
 Capital One is enhancing its travel offerings with the acquisition of Velocity Black.... Read More
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LGBTQ+ travelers' destination choice influenced by current affairs
By Linda Fox June 2, 2023
Research from reveals that 80% of U.S. LGBTQ+ travelers say they must consider their safety, up from 65% in 2022.... Read More
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Uber adds enhanced option for business travelers
By Mitra Sorrells June 1, 2023
Uber said its Uber for Business unit saw 40% growth year over year in Q1 this year, and it is continuing to experiment with ways to appeal to business travelers.... Read More

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What travel companies can do to keep banks’ trust
Banks become more conservative at times of economic unrest. The companies that bear the brunt of that... Read more
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Phocuswright debuts updated interactive travel data tool
Known as Phocal Point, the platform makes it easy for users to create custom interactive charts and... Read more
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GetYourGuide nabs $194M for global expansion, more AI development
Along with a newly-launched ChatGPT plugin, GetYourGuide is exploring a variety of use cases for... Read more
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Visa wait times remain top concern at U.S. travel conference
A meeting between destination leaders and officials from the State Department at U.S. Travel’s annual... Read more
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Former Sabre exec Traci Mercer on her new role at Priceline
In her new role as senior vice president and head of accommodations for Priceline, Traci Mercer... Read more
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China's Letsfly to “go deep” into low-cost airline content
The flight platform, which started in 2014, is now connected to 50 low-cost carriers and aims to... Read more

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