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May-Mobility-autonomous-driving
News / Startups
May Mobility raises $83M for autonomous driving tech
By Linda Fox | January 27, 2022
The company says the financing will go toward international expansion, technology development and recruitment in engineering Read More
yanolja expands hospitality
News / Technology
South Korea’s Yanolja looks to Tesla to expand hospitality market
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | January 26, 2022
By digitizing and connecting spaces and testing NFT and metaverse technologies, Yanolja wants to expand the travel and hospitality market to $3,000 billion. Read More
euromonitor-trends-2022
News / Online
The consumer trends seeping into the travel industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2022
According to a Euromonitor report, consumer attitudes have shifted in areas like climate and flexibility, impacting how and where they book travel. Read More
sojern-pcw21-studio
News / Online
VIDEO: Sojern on diversity, sustainability and startups
By PhocusWire | December 23, 2021
PhocusWire chats to Sojern's Noreen Henry at The Phocuswright Conference 2021 about some of the bigger challenges facing the travel industry. 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 e-bikes. Read More
tier-acquires-nextbike
News / Startups
Tier acquires Nextbike to round out micro-mobility service
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2021
Berlin-based Tier has purchased 100% of the shares in Nextbike in an all-cash transaction. Read More
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News / Distribution
Travel industry urged to be more ambitious on sustainability
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2021
A Roadmap to Net Zero report from the WTTC and Accenture says some elements of travel could fully decarbonize before 2030. Read More
hotel-travel-sustainability
News / Technology
The hospitality industry's €768B journey to net zero
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2021
The accommodations industry is responsible for 10% of the total tourism sector's annual emissions. Read More
Lufthansa-sustainability-research
News / Online
Eco-friendly options and cost hit sustainable travel behavior
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2021
A report coinciding with the COP26 Summit found consumers often can't find or didn't realize sustainable travel options are available. Read More
travelperk-acquires-susterra
News / Startups
TravelPerk acquires eco-friendly travel consultancy Susterra
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2021
TravelPerk plans to integrate Susterra's data analytics capabilities into its platform to help customers meet sustainability targets. Read More
accor-autonomous-vehicles
News / Technology
Accor partners with Citroen on autonomous urban future
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2021
The Urban Collectif, a partnership between Accor, Citroen and JCDecaux, aims to advance the development of autonomous mobility in cities. Read More
startups-traveltech-show-bts
News / Technology
Travel innovation "faceoff" brands unveiled for Business Travel Show
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2021
The companies will present their services in series of head-to-head battles at the in person event, which takes place later this month. Read More
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
News / Online
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
By Jill Menze | August 31, 2021
According to new research, Gen Z travelers favor online travel agencies as well as travel brands that echo their values. Read More
swvl-acquires-shotl
News / Startups
Swvl acquires Shotl, expands shared transport service
By Linda Fox | August 20, 2021
Shared mobility and mass transit provider Swvl has grown its presence to 16 countries through the acquisition of Spain-based Shotl. Read More
my-method-xovis-grr
Opinion / Technology
My Method… How this airport uses queue management technology
By Meghan Hussey - Xovis | August 18, 2021
This Michigan airport is using a system that notifies stakeholders if wait times exceed 25 minutes and if the queue has hit capacity.  Read More