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SilverRail captures $15M funding round, wants to make rail tickets as easy to book as air
News / Distribution
SilverRail captures $15M funding round, wants to make rail tickets as easy to book as air
By Kevin May | March 21, 2012
One of the biggest investment rounds so far in 2012 in travel revealed today with news that SilverRail... Read More
What Else? Dohop-OAG, Travelocity mobile, New Mind-Acorn, iBahn free wifi, Wego Indonesia
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What Else? Dohop-OAG, Travelocity mobile, New Mind-Acorn, iBahn free wifi, Wego Indonesia
By PhocusWire | March 15, 2012
Dohop schedule deal with OAG, Travelocity creates mobile services for partners, New Mind tags Acorn... Read More
Travelport loses $19.7 million decision to former distribution partner
News / Distribution
Travelport loses $19.7 million decision to former distribution partner
By Dennis Schaal | November 28, 2011
Travelport says it will take a $19.7 million "extraordinary cash charge" in the fourth quarter because... Read More
BudgetPlaces lands Euro 30M investment from Palamon
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BudgetPlaces lands Euro 30M investment from Palamon
By Kevin May | August 19, 2011
One of the largest online travel investments of the year in Europe, after the Opodo deal, has closed... Read More
Travelport: Open APIs - we are working on it
News / Distribution
Travelport: Open APIs - we are working on it
By Viewpoints | June 14, 2011
I read the recent Tnooz guest article by Flextrip co-founder Alex Kremer about travel’s gatekeepers... Read More
SilverRail Technologies raises $5 million in new funding round
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SilverRail Technologies raises $5 million in new funding round
By Kevin May | April 15, 2011
More funding for SilverRail Technologies with the addition of $5 million from the likes of Room... Read More
eBay wants to make it easer for hotels to shift rooms
News / Distribution
eBay wants to make it easer for hotels to shift rooms
By Kevin May | April 4, 2011
eBay is trying to push its platform as a significant player in the online travel space with a... Read More
TLabs Showcase - Flextrip
News / Distribution
TLabs Showcase - Flextrip
By Kevin May | March 22, 2011
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US and Austria-based destination tour and activity deals... Read More
Travelport sells GTA business to Kuoni for $720 million
News / Distribution
Travelport sells GTA business to Kuoni for $720 million
By Kevin May | March 6, 2011
Travelport is to offload its hotel and ground travel services business GTA to long haul tour operator... Read More
Why the activity segment is an iceberg of Titanic dimensions
News / Distribution
Why the activity segment is an iceberg of Titanic dimensions
By Stephen Joyce | February 18, 2011
A big bright spotlight has just been pointed at, until now, a largely ignored segment of the travel... Read More
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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More