Food and Dining


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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STARTUP STAGE: The Hospitality Gig aims to provide a talent pool of flexible workers to the industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
The startup is looking to connect people looking for flexible work, job shares or fractional roles across all disciplines in hospitality with companies needing to fill those roles. Read More
Interview | Startups
Transportation startup Bolt closes €150M funding round
Transportation startup Bolt closes €150M funding round
By Mitra Sorrells | December 18, 2020
The Estonia-based startup says it will use the funding to enhance the safety and quality of its products and services. Read More
News | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Beachy is software that combines mapping technology and a reservation and payment system so hotel guests can reserve things like a lounge chair, umbrella or cabana at the pool or beach, all completely... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Uber reports loss of $1B, mobility bookings gradually improving
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2020
The company says gross bookings are down 10% to $15 billion year-on-year with mobility gross bookings down 50%. Read More
News | Distribution
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Touchless tech: Cruise lines adapt to prepare for a healthy return to sailing
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2020
While cruising remains on hold for many lines, companies are finding news ways to add contactless solutions into the guest experience to minimize risk in the future. Read More
News | Technology
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world. Read More
Opinion | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
There has never been a more urgent time for travel sellers to reimagine their digital customer journeys. And the way they achieve that is as Complete Retailers. Read More
News | Technology
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Touchless tech: How hotels are preparing for a post-COVID guest experience
By Mitra Sorrells | July 28, 2020
Contactless technology solutions are now a top priority for hoteliers are around the world. Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 33 - Caitlin Zaino von During of Porter & Sail
How I Got Here, episode 33 - Caitlin Zaino von During of Porter & Sail
By PhocusWire | July 16, 2020
The company launched in 2014 with a vision to provide hotels with a service that could act as a concierge for guests on their devices. But that had to change, she tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin... Read More
Interview | Online
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