Food and Dining


Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
For Q1 2021, Uber recorded a net loss of $108 million compared to a net loss of $968 million in Q4 2020. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2021
Speaking at PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, TikTok brand partnerships lead for travel Hannah Bennett explains why TikTok is an ecosystem ripe for marketers to exploit. Read More
News | Online
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Marriott partners with Uber to expand Bonvoy loyalty program
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2021
Marriott Bonvoy members can earn points by ordering food delivery via Uber Eats or requesting select Uber rides. Read More
News | Online
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My Method... How Hotel Treats helped properties earn valuable revenue during the pandemic
By Kasia Pankowska - Hotel Treats | March 29, 2021
Hotel Treats helped Hard Rock Hotels earn $1.5 million through vouchers during the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
Why hoteliers should consider a phased approach to a revenue rebound
Why hoteliers should consider a phased approach to a revenue rebound
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS | March 24, 2021
The sector needs a better understanding of data, insight into what is driving today’s consumer, untapped innovation, new leadership roles and the agility to keep up with demand. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Group travel startup Launchtrip raises $3.8M pre-seed round
By Mitra Sorrells | March 18, 2021
The startup will offer its app in beta this summer with 200,000 hotels in seven U.S. cities. Read More
News | Startups
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
By Jill Menze | March 16, 2021
Brands including KKday, Caesars Entertainment and Expedia Group have developed App Clip solutions to provide a frictionless experience for travelers while increasing customer engagement. Read More
News | Technology
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 9, 2021
According to the American Express Travel: Global Travel Trends Report, consumers are approaching travel in 2021 with a new mindset. Read More
News | Online
Easol raises $4.5M to prepare for post-COVID activities rebound
Easol raises $4.5M to prepare for post-COVID activities rebound
By Jill Menze | March 4, 2021
Notion Capital led the round into "experience commerce" platform Easol, which supports businesses such as adventure trips and festivals. Read More
News | Startups
Booking Holdings focuses on payment platform, connected trip and U.S. growth as 2020 revenue drops 55%
Booking Holdings focuses on payment platform, connected trip and U.S. growth as 2020 revenue drops 55%
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2021
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel says the company is focusing on products and strategies that can help the company grow as travel resumes. Read More
News | Online
Uber reports uptick in revenue as delivery remains bright spot
Uber reports uptick in revenue as delivery remains bright spot
By Jill Menze | February 10, 2021
Uber boosted its revenue by 13% to $3.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020. Read More
News | Online
CLEAR raises $100M to expand beyond aviation
CLEAR raises $100M to expand beyond aviation
By Jill Menze | February 9, 2021
Investors in the round include Danny Meyer’s Enlightened Hospitality Investments, NFL investment arm 32 Equity and the Partnership Fund for New York City. Read More
News | Technology
Uber acquires alcohol delivery service Drizly in $1.1B deal
Uber acquires alcohol delivery service Drizly in $1.1B deal
By Jill Menze | February 2, 2021
As part of the deal, Drizly will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber, and its marketplace will be integrated with the Uber Eats app. Read More
News | Online
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Grab boosts liquidity with $2B loan facility
By Linda Fox | February 1, 2021
Grab says the five-year term loan enables it to boost liquidity and mix up its funding sources. Read More
News | Online
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Bbot adds $4M to seed round for hospitality ordering tech
By Linda Fox | January 27, 2021
Bbot will put the funds towards product development including the release of an API. Read More
News | Startups
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