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News / Online
EaseMyTrip acquires majority stake in hotel booking business cheQin
By Linda Fox January 27, 2023
The deal strengthens EaseMyTrip’s hotel channels and puts it in a “great position to give its customers a wide range of innovative hotel booking options.”  Read More
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News / Online
Viadi Group acquires majority interest in WhereToStay.com
By Kathryn Walson January 27, 2023
The WhereToStay.com team will continue to operate from its Texas headquarters, with support from Switzerland-based Viadi in scaling up the business. Read More
News / Distribution
Amex GBT restructures to focus on multinationals and smaller businesses
By Michael B. Baker - BTN January 27, 2023
The company says the move will "accelerate growth" and "drive consistency" with the Amex GBT eyeing a "significant opportunity to grow our business."... Read More
News / Startups
French multimodal travel company Tictactrip raises €2M
By Mitra Sorrells January 27, 2023
Tictactrip enables users to combine and book bus, train and carpooling options from more than 200 companies covering routes in 6,000 cities in Europe.... Read More
News / Online
eDreams sets up tech hub in Milan
By Linda Fox January 26, 2023
The Barcelona-based business already has development centers across Europe in cities including Madrid, Alicante and Budapest.... Read More
News / Startups
Hotel tech innovators present solutions for cleaning rooms, digital tipping
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly January 26, 2023
During the ALIS Tech Challenge at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit, several companies pitched new hotel technology solutions to address the industry's labor challenges.... Read More

Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Connect-EZ provides in-app calling for travelers
Founded in 2020, the London-based company aims to make it easier for travelers to communicate with... Read more
News / Distribution
Two ways airlines might increase revenue
Airlines need new tactics and thinking beyond their core markets to find new sources of revenue and... Read more
Opinion / Technology
Highs and lows of tech innovation in 2022
Did the hype in the past 12 months surrounding emerging technologies such as metaverse, NFTs and AI... Read more
News / Technology
The evolution of in-room voice tech in hospitality
Voice assistants help short-staffed hotels by answering routine questions that the front desk would... Read more
News / Startups
Isprava raises $19.5M for luxury home development and rentals
The investment in the Mumbai-based company was led by Symphony International Holdings. Read more
News / Online
Vacasa lays off 1,300 to cut costs
Vacasa became a public company in December 2021, with a debut of $10.99. Tuesday its stock closed at... Read more

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