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News / Startups
American Express invests in hotel payment startup Selfbook
By Mitra Sorrells December 8, 2022
Along with the investment, Selfbook says it is exploring collaboration with American Express on things such as streamlining payments and helping hotels expand their offerings. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: Joyned - Phocuswright Conference Launch Innovator
By PhocusWire December 8, 2022
Joyned is a social commerce-as-a-service website add-on that enables people to chat live and book together. Read More
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Dondoo helps travelers navigate sensitive cultural interactions
By Kathryn Walson December 8, 2022
Dondoo is a a web platform aimed at preventing awkward moments for travelers and promoting local traditions. ... Read More
News / Startups
Sion secures $3.2M to help agents chase commission
By Linda Fox December 7, 2022
The investment in the U.S.-based SaaS business was led by TIA Ventures with SmartFlyer and Virtuoso also involved.... Read More
News / Online
Evaneos lands €20M to develop its sustainable tourism marketplace
By Linda Fox December 7, 2022
Existing investors Partech, Level Equity, Quadrille Capital, XAnge, Serena Capital and Bpifrance have come together to participate in the funding for the France-based travel platform.... Read More
News / Technology
VIDEO: TerraPay on expanding its payment solutions for travel
By PhocusWire December 7, 2022
TerraPay's vice president of payments, Koert Grasveld, explains the company’s solutions and future ambitions.  ... Read More

News / Online
How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and... Read more
News / Technology
Amex GBT and Traxo pilot tech to capture out-of-channel booking data
Amex GBT is using Traxo's Filter technology to capture out-of-policy bookings and bring the data back... Read more
Interview / Technology
Video: Netomi - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
Netomi is an AI-first multichannel conversational platform to make support simple and seamless for... Read more
News / Online
Hospitality execs on competing with rentals, driving more loyalty
In a session at The Phocuswright Conference, hospitality executives say they need to better understand... Read more
News / Online
OYO restructures to scale up hotels and homes business
The India-based company is adding 250 employees to partner-relationship management and business... Read more
News / Technology
TripStax adds hotel booking capabilities with acquisition of Hotelzon
The acquisition of Hotelzon is the second this year for TripStax after its purchase of corporate... Read more

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