alt="swing-korea-micromobility"  title="swing-korea-micromobility"
News / Startups
Swing attracts $24M, plots expansion of micromobility services to Japan
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2022
South Korea-based Swing will use the new funds to increase its fleet of e-scooters, e-bikes and e-mopeds and expand to other countries. Read More
 alt="rezdy-funding"  title="rezdy-funding"
News / Startups
Rezdy lands $5.6M investment, plans North America expansion
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2021
Rezdy is planning product and engineering development with its latest funding, over three years on from its previous round. Read More
 alt="bolt-investment-rider"  title="bolt-investment-rider"
News / Technology
Bolt rides off with €600M investment round
By Linda Fox | August 3, 2021
Bolt, which calls itself Europe's super app, claims it is valued at more than €4 billion after its most recent Series E funding round. Read More
 alt="How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey"  title="How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey"
Opinion / Distribution
How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey
By David Gunnarsson - Dohop | August 2, 2021
Seamless intermodal connectivity in Europe, as well as the rest of the world, comes with many challenges, barriers and problems to overcome. Read More
 alt="VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification"  title="VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification"
News / Technology
VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Alan Murray Hayden of IATA to understand the work the aviation industry is doing to get passengers safely back to the skies. Read More
 alt="cruises-safety-pandemic"  title="cruises-safety-pandemic"
News / Distribution
VIDEO: How the cruise industry can get back to sailing
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2021
The Healthy Sail Panel brings together many voices from across the cruise industry to ensure a safe return to sailing. Read More
 alt="questo-funding"  title="questo-funding"
News / Startups
Questo adds €300,000 in funding to expand self-guided tours
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2020
Romania-based Questo wants to offer tours in 100 cities by the end of 2020. Read More
 alt="culture-trip-lonely-planet-advertising"  title="culture-trip-lonely-planet-advertising"
News / Distribution
Culture Trip and Lonely Planet unite, give advertisers access to combined audience
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2020
Culture Trip and Lonely Planet launch Travel Reborn, a commercial partnership giving advertisers access to their combined audience. Read More
 alt="wetravel-multi-day-tours"  title="wetravel-multi-day-tours"
News / Distribution
Specialist tours operators reveal impact of coronavirus on revenue and operations
By Linda Fox | April 27, 2020
A WeTravel survey gauges business sentiment from multi- and single-day tour operators. Read More
 alt="post-virus-scenarios"  title="post-virus-scenarios"
News / Distribution
Scenarios for what the travel industry might be dealing with after COVID-19
By Linda Fox | April 24, 2020
For travel companies looking at how and when they might emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, outcome planning is a big part of the equation. Read More
 alt="agents-EU-airlines"  title="agents-EU-airlines"
News / Distribution
Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
 alt="wyse-youth-travel-coronavirus"  title="wyse-youth-travel-coronavirus"
News / Distribution
Youth travel businesses anticipate an €87B impact from coronavirus
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2020
Economic, political uncertainty, employment and travel restrictions top the list of concerns for businesses during this challenging period for both the immediate and long term, WYSE says. Read More
 alt="click-travel-tte-2020"  title="click-travel-tte-2020"
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Click Travel on growth and the new breed of business travel startups
By Linda Fox | March 10, 2020
Click Travel joined PhocusWire at Travel Technology Europe 2020 to talk about tech, startups and profitability in business travel. Read More
 alt="lanes-planes-funding"  title="lanes-planes-funding"
News / Startups
Lanes & Planes lands $10M to expand customer base, develop corporate travel tech
By Linda Fox | March 3, 2020
The round was led by Battery Ventures, with DN Capital and Connect Ventures, an existing investor, also participating. Read More
 alt="gbta-coronavirus-survey"  title="gbta-coronavirus-survey"
News / Distribution
Corporate travel industry could see $47B per month hit from coronavirus
By Linda Fox | March 2, 2020
In a GBTA survey, two thirds of companies have cancelled a “few” meetings or events while 18% say they have cancelled “many” and 25% have cancelled “some.” Read More