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News / Technology
Disney looks to the metaverse for more immersive experiences
By Linda Fox | January 11, 2022
The Disney technology includes a projection device, and tracking system, enabling virtual effects to... Read More
ota-q3-2021-marketing
News / Online
Online travel giants' marketing spend continues to head north
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2022
Airbnb continued to benefit from its Q2 marketing campaign while Expedia and Booking increased... Read More
hotel-operations-tech
News / Startups
Spectaflow adds €1.7M for hotel operations tech
By Linda Fox | January 6, 2022
Iceland-based Spectaflow has raised a total of €2.5 million, created in 2019, including this latest... Read More
theup-funding
News / Startups
TheUp touts hospitality super app development with £7M investment
By Linda Fox | January 6, 2022
London-based TheUp, which started as mobile phone charging business ChargeUp, before pivoting to a... Read More
CellPoint Digital raises $25M to go beyond travel payments
News / Technology
CellPoint Digital raises $25M to go beyond travel payments
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2022
CellPoint Digital plans to use the funds to expand into new markets including retail, gaming, crypto... Read More
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News / Online
Vrbo social ad spend outstrips Airbnb and Booking
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2022
Vrbo had 39% share of voice on paid-for social media advertizing in October and November according to... Read More
travel-app-downloads-2021
News / Online
Ride-hailing apps take half of travel download top spots
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2022
While Google Maps took the top travel app downloads spot, ride-hailing apps were not far behind.... Read More
Rocketrip-parent Mondee plans public listing via SPAC
News / Distribution
Rocketrip-parent Mondee plans public listing via SPAC
By Linda Fox | December 21, 2021
Once the transaction is completed, the combined Mondee and Ithax entity is expected to be worth $1... Read More
voi-seriesD-funding
News / Online
Voi adds $115M for micro-mobility expansion in Europe
By Linda Fox | December 20, 2021
Sweden-based Voi plans to use its Series D funding to expand into new European markets and add more... Read More
tier-acquires-vento-mobility
News / Online
Tier enters Italy with acquisition of Vento Mobility
By Linda Fox | December 16, 2021
Terms of Tier's acquisition of Vento in Italy have not been disclosed but the acquisition marks its... Read More
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Intermodal into a better and sustainable future for the travel industry
January 25, 2022
Intermodal into a better and sustainable future for the travel industry
The climate emergency has seen governments and organisations commit to net-zero emission targets and... Read More
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
January 25, 2022
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