Vacasa plots public listing through SPAC merger
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Vacasa plots public listing through SPAC merger
By Kevin May July 29, 2021
Trading under the ticker VCSA, publicly listed Vacasa is forecast to have a valuation of $4.5 billion as a result of the IPO and will generate $485 million in cash proceeds. Read More
hilton-q2-2021
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Hilton reports strong Q2, adjusted EBITDA $400M
By Mitra Sorrells July 29, 2021
Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta says he expects continued strength in leisure demand and further upticks in business travel to drive continued resurgence in the back half of the year. Read More
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Ixigo raises $53M led by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund
By Mitra Sorrells July 29, 2021
The round also has participation from Bay Capital Holdings, IE Venture Fund, India Acorn Fund, Malabar India Fund and others. ... Read More
Opinion / Online
Concrete steps toward a more sustainable travel industry
By Melissa Novotny - Sea Going Green July 29, 2021
Sustainability consultancy Sea Going Green offers tips travel and tourism organizations can use to boost their environmental-friendliness.... Read More
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Skyscanner tests personalized road trip service
By Mitra Sorrells July 29, 2021
Skyscanner's new Road Trips service is built on personalization capabilities from Inspirock and launching in five countries.... Read More
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Google told more transparency needed in flight and hotel prices by regulator
By Linda Fox July 28, 2021
Google has been given two months to make changes to its flight and hotel pricing results.... Read More
News / Technology
Phocuswright Europe 2021: Every innovator pitch
At Phocuswright Europe, innovators battled for a shot at being crowned the EMEA Travel Innovator of... Read more
News / Technology
PhocusWire Pulse: Progress In Travel Payments
We look at issues and trends ranging from delayed payment programs, fintech divisions in major travel... 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
News / Startups
WiT Startup Pitch to offer $250,000 of AWS credits and support
WiT’s annual Startup Pitch is back, bolstered by the continuing collaboration with Amazon Web Services... Read more
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MisterFly looks to recovery with €10M investment round
Investment will go towards strengthening the company's financial position, technology development and... Read more
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Refunds, enhanced cleaning drive booking decisions - not price
According to a new report from Expedia Group, price is not the primary driver behind traveler booking... Read more
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