Sounding Off: IPOs might hamper the spirit of innovation
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Sounding Off: IPOs might hamper the spirit of innovation
By PhocusWire December 3, 2021
The balance between the formalities and culture of becoming a public company alongside fostering an ability to try new things is a difficult one. Read More
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News / Startups
Selina plots public listing via SPAC
By Linda Fox December 3, 2021
Selina, which was launched in 2015, is combining with existing SPAC New York-based BOA Acquisition Corp. with gross proceeds of $285 million anticipated from the deal. Read More
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Attractions e-commerce platform Convious nabs $12M for expansion
By Mitra Sorrells December 3, 2021
Founded in 2017, Convious says it currently works with more than 125 theme parks, museums, zoos and other attractions in 16 countries.... Read More
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Local Purse - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire December 3, 2021
Web-based platform which supports travel guides, local artisans, and cultural vendors by using live video shopping.... Read More
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Hotel Engine secures $65M for innovation and recruitment
By Linda Fox December 2, 2021
The investment in Hotel Engine, which was led by existing investor Telescope Partners with participation from Blackstone, values the company at $1.3 billion.... Read More
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Kayak leads $60M Series C for Life House
By Mitra Sorrells December 2, 2021
Life House and Kayak have been working together since last spring with the opening of Kayak Miami Beach, a hotel managed by Life House.... Read More

News / Technology
Sabre highlights agency recovery strategies, tech investment priorities
A study by Sabre highlights the top five strategies being followed by agencies, as they look to... 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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VIDEO: Accenture on being agile, data-driven and prepared for the future
If we accept personalization, digitalization and decentralized processes are going to be movements to... Read more
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YouTrip eyes B2B payments following $30M funding round
Singapore-based YouTrip says its app has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times and that it has... Read more
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Six ways COVID has changed the airline industry
Moving into 2022, airlines will need to focus on convenience and predictability to meet consumer... Read more
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Tripkicks - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
A simple add-on to business travel programs that provides the tools to influence traveler behavior. Read more
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