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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
The company claims there has been a 20% increase in long-stay bookings in the last two weeks compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
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Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
Katz, who was boss of Orbitz during 9/11, talks about leadership styles and tactics to deploy during moments of crisis. Read More
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Denial, unease, panic - how social media sentiments have shifted during coronavirus
By Jill Menze | April 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak unfolds, Sparkloft Media finds social media users are increasingly expressing concern over the crisis. Read More
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Marriott is victim of another massive data breach
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
Marriott says 5.2 million guests have been impacted by a data breach it discovered in late February. Read More
News | Technology
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Q&A: TripActions CEO on how he is preparing for “the day after” COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
TripActions CEO Ariel Coehn discusses recent layoffs, what he is hearing from his investors and why he is optimistic about the future of business travel and of TripActions. Read More
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Via 200M investment
Despite difficult times, ride-share company Via lands $200M investment
By Steven Lerner | March 31, 2020
 Real-time ride-sharing company Via is now valued at a $2.25 billion thanks to a new $200 million Series E investment.   Read More
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Travel venture funding is not over - startups just need to be smarter and prepared
Travel venture funding is not over - startups just need to be smarter and prepared
By Partners at Ennea Capital  | March 30, 2020
An overview of the current investor sentiment and impact on startup funding in the short and medium term, as well as likely outcomes for the industry. Read More
Opinion | Startups
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Should travel startups go into “hibernation mode” during the coronavirus?
By Steven Lerner | March 30, 2020
Venture capitalists weigh in on how travel startups could survive the economic fallout from COVID-19. Read More
News | Startups
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Airbnb hosts in China are “confident” about market recovery
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2020
According to data from Airbnb, 99% of hosts in China feel positively or neutral about engaging in the short-term rental market following the COVID-19 outbreak, while 1% say they will “definitely not”... Read More
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Sounding Off: Travel bailouts are not simple tasks to manage
Sounding Off: Travel bailouts are not simple tasks to manage
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
 It seems more likely that any form of state aid will go only to propping up the travel-facing operations that inspire people to travel or are functional elements of a trip. Not the ecosystem... Read More
Interview | Technology
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
Destination specialist Doug Lansky to gives his account of contracting coronavirus and shares his perspective on the current climate for destinations and what could (or should) happen next. Read More
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Data shows severe impact of coronavirus on global hospitality industry
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2020
Global hospitality data company STR has released figures for Asia, Europe and the United States for the week ending March 21. Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Venture Republic CEO Kei Shibata on coronavirus: “Web traffic is down to the floor”
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2020
Venture Republic co-founder and CEO Kei Shibata discusses the impact of the coronavirus on his travel metasearch and media companies. Read More
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