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Casai expands in Brazil, acquires Roomin
By Linda Fox December 8, 2021
Roomin, which is also a property technology specialist, gives Casai a presence in Brazil leisure destination Florianopolis. Read More
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Easol lands $25M for experiences tech platform
By Linda Fox December 8, 2021
The investment was led by Tiger Global and follows seed funding of $4.5 million announced earlier this year. Read More
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire December 8, 2021
ReTravel is an autonomous cross-selling technology for the travel industry designed to maximize traveler’s loyalty and value.... Read More
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MCR acquires housekeeping management platform Optii
By Jill Menze December 7, 2021
Optii will remain a standalone company with its existing management team intact.... Read More
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VIDEO: Hotels and rentals - divide, conquer or converge?
By PhocusWire December 7, 2021
Alternative accommodation may have notched up a headstart over hotels, when lockdown restrictions began to ease - but no-one is saying that the momentum for the sector is likely to continue in the long term.... Read More
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WTTC outlines digital solutions for governments to restore international travel
By Jill Menze December 6, 2021
In a new report, the WTTC urges governments to activate a digital travel portal to recognize travelers’ digital COVID certificates.... 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
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Amadeus touts cloud benefits for travel
The partnership with Microsoft was positioned as a move to the cloud within three to five years as... Read more
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Rentals and SPACs spotlighted as Vacasa goes public at $4.4B valuation
Vacasa CFO Jamie Cohen says the company has two priorities that will drive how it uses the new... Read more
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Goboony drives off with €6M to expand motorhome rental platform across Europe
U.K.-based Goboony currently offers more than 2,000 motorhomes for rent and aims to have the largest... Read more
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: NoiseAware - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
A sensor + software platform developed to measure noise levels, detect sustained disruptive noise, and... Read more
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What is Booking Holdings up to with its big 2021 spending spree?
PhocusWire asked a range of executives and experts for their perspective on what might be motivating... Read more
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