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News / Startups
Líbere Hospitality raises €6M internally for growth in Europe
By Linda Fox September 22, 2023
The hospitality company recently opened properties in Barcelona and Bilbao, Spain. Read More
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Opinion / Online
How long before airlines grasp the potential of resale marketplaces?
By Gilles de Richemond – Fairlyne September 22, 2023
Like retailers before them, airlines have been reluctant to embrace resale options — even though they could reap even greater benefits than retailers by embracing their secondary market.   Read More
News / Online
Fliggy wants to help overseas travel companies market to Chinese tourists
By Mitra Sorrells September 21, 2023
The Alibaba subsidiary is adding new tools and services to help travel partners, particularly those in Southeast Asia, “tap into the massive potential of Chinese tourism in a cost-effective manner.”... Read More
News / Online
Hopper-Turo partnership brings car-sharing to booking platform
By Derek Catron September 21, 2023
Turo also has partnerships with Kayak, to make its cars available on that site, and Capital One and Delta Airlines, to provide rewards to those companies’ loyalty members who book on Turo.  ... Read More
News / Startups
Bird boosts U.S. micromobility presence with acquisition of Spin
By Linda Fox September 20, 2023
Bird has paid $19M for Spin, which it acquired from Germany-based Tier Mobility.... Read More
News / Online
HomeToGo creates chief investment role for further M&A activity
By Linda Fox September 20, 2023
Bodo Thielmann has joined HomeToGo as chief investment director after previous stints at OYO Vacation Homes and Axel Springer Group.... Read More

News / Technology
Expedia Group builds generative AI into multiple products in its “Fall Release”
Among many other updates to its products and services for both travelers and industry partners,... Read more
News / Online dominates review market share but is losing ground to Google
The Shiji Reviewpro Guest Experience Benchmark for Q2 2023 found overall consumer satisfaction with... Read more
News / Technology
HotelRunner acquires point-of-sale system PayPad
Founded in 2011, this is HotelRunner’s third acquisition, and the company said it is a “significant... Read more
News / Technology
Google increases AI functionality for travel
Bard users will be prompted to link to other Google accounts, giving the AI product the ability to... Read more
News / Online prepares to launch credit card in U.S.
The online travel agency has brought in a former JPMorgan Chase executive to lead the effort and is... Read more
News / Technology
AI Insights: Generative AI to enhance the guest booking and stay experience
The Ascott's Tan Bee Leng answers our questions about the areas the hotel and serviced apartment... Read more

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