Companies


Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2019
WEX and AI.io have partnered to launch Halo Travel, a voice-activated travel booking assistant. Read More
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CES 2019: Carnival's innovation chief on overused words and realistic goals in digital
CES 2019: Carnival's innovation chief on overused words and realistic goals in digital
By Linda Fox | January 11, 2019
A snapshot of views on innovation and disruption from Carnival Corporation's chief experience and innovation officer. Read More
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VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 11, 2019
Harnessing the power of virtual interlining, Kiwi.com has gone further and made a suite of travel technology platforms available to travel agents and third parties. Read More
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OYO sees big growth in business travelers, eyes further expansion
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2019
OYO Hotels and Homes continues to build up its business travel segment with the recent addition of a booking service for corporates booking their own trips. Read More
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IATA Pay looks to reduce payment costs for airlines, completes first test
By Linda Fox | January 9, 2019
IATA Pay, a partnership between Ipagoo and IATA, completes its first test with airlines in a live environment. Read More
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Blablacar drives off with €101M in funding, plans intermodal transport platform
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2018
A significant funding round for Blablacar as it partners with SNCF and looks to widen its own offering. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Ruzwana Bashir
By PhocusWire | November 2, 2018
As co-founder and CEO of Peek, Ruzwana Bashir has steered the tours and activities company through a number of funding rounds in recent years as well as the acquisition of rival Zozi in early 2017. At... Read More
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TAKE A SURVEY: Gender parity in travel and technology
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2018
Phocuswright is engaging its community to help find out where the industry stands on gender parity. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: KeyoCoin helps independent travel companies through universal rewards program
By Linda Fox | October 10, 2018
KeyoCoin is a blockchain-based travel rewards cryptocurrecy and platform that aims to get independent travel businesses in front of consumers, as well as provide them with a rewards program.  Read More
Interview | Startups
Evaneos raises $80M, eyes U.S expansion
Evaneos raises $80M, eyes U.S expansion
By Linda Fox | September 11, 2018
The France-based multi-day tours specialist has attracted $80 million in funding, bringing its total investment to date into three figures. Read More
News | Online
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CheckMyBus stops for £1.4M in Series A funding
CheckMyBus, the long-distance bus metasearch platform, brings in £1.4 million in Series A funding. Read More
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