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News / Startups
Placemakr unlocks $65M for mixed-use hospitality concept
By Linda Fox March 21, 2023
Investment in the flexible-use property specialist comes from Highland Capital Partners, Harbert Growth Partners, Bernstein Management Corp., Camber Creek and Gaw Capital. Read More
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News / Online
Citi’s new travel portal powered by Booking Holdings goes live
By Mitra Sorrells March 21, 2023
The site includes supply from – such as 1.4 million hotels around the world - and is powered by technology from Rocket Travel by Agoda, another of Booking Holdings’ brands. Read More
News / Distribution
OYO creates accelerator to help India hoteliers expand
By Linda Fox March 21, 2023
The aim of the program, which plans to accept 30 hoteliers initially, is to help hoteliers expand more rapidly.... Read More
News / Technology
Operto lands $25M, adds HotelTonight's Shank to board
By Linda Fox March 20, 2023
The investment in the Canada-based startup was led by Centana Growth Partners with Thayer Ventures, FUSE, Blackpines Capital Partners and Derive Ventures also participating.... Read More
News / Online
Travel Talk: Is travel fully back?
By PhocusWire March 20, 2023
While most industry sectors have been rebounding, travel experts suggest areas where caution may be merited.    ... Read More
News / Startups
Travel investors and founders on the SVB collapse
By Mitra Sorrells March 20, 2023
Thayer Ventures' Chris Hemmeter, Unlock Advisors' Cara Whitehill, Grapevine's Jack Dow and Navan's Ariel Cohen discuss the outlook for travel startups in the wake of the SVB collapse.... Read More

News / Technology
SITA tests app to let travelers digitally cross border
The program, managed by SITA and Indicio in partnership with Aruba Tourism Authority, is an extension... Read more
Opinion / Distribution
Airline revenues could soar with better merchandising
Targeted visuals, such as imagery of the seat itself, is one way airlines could improve online sales. Read more
News / Online
Influencers and social commerce in travel
An in-depth Phocuswright report looks at how social marketing has evolved, how consumers interact... Read more
News / Technology
Travel Talk: What’s next for travel tech?
Editorial leaders from across Northstar Travel Group discuss how artificial intelligence, biometrics... Read more
News / Online
Despegar sees Latin America market recovery by year end
Despegar has launched packages functionality and redesigned its mobile app, which currently accounts... Read more
Southwest updates on action plan for disruption
Bob Jordan, the carrier’s president and CEO, talks of the severe weather event that turned into a... Read more

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