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Charting the rise of SPACs in online travel
By Linda Fox | July 27, 2021
About eight travel companies have exited via special purpose acquisition company in recent months, as other SPACs continue to eye the sector. Read More
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GetYourGuide survey finds caution being replaced by eagerness to travel
By Mitra Sorrells | May 18, 2021
According to a survey of nearly 7,500 people in six countries, 56% are "eager" to travel, compared to just 40% in 2020. Read More
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Why virtual tours and activities will stick around after the pandemic
Why virtual tours and activities will stick around after the pandemic
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2021
Companies providing online tours and activities - including Amazon - say they plan to keep virtual experiences around even after the pandemic ends. Read More
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GetYourGuide adds €80M in financing to explore strategic investments
By Linda Fox | February 16, 2021
GetYourGuide’s latest funding follows a €114 million convertible note announced in October 2020. Read More
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Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
By Linda Fox | December 18, 2020
Investments in travel startups slowed in 2020 but ground transportation and private accommodation remained in the spotlight. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide
VIDEO: New Reality With... Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Johannes Reck, CEO and co-founder of GetYourGuide, one of the world's leading online travel agencies for tours and activities. Read More
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GetYourGuide activates €114M financing round
GetYourGuide activates €114M financing round
By Kevin May | October 29, 2020
The round was led by Searchlight Capital and backed by a string of other finance houses and the Germany-based company's founding team. Read More
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Sounding Off: Try as you may, you can't escape reality
Sounding Off: Try as you may, you can't escape reality
By PhocusWire | October 16, 2020
As dark as that March to June period was for people, travel brands and society, companies need more than a ballsy approach to ensure their survival as COVID-19 carries on. Read More
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GetYourGuide lands aviation's first in-flight destination activities booking deal
GetYourGuide lands aviation's first in-flight destination activities booking deal
By Kevin May | October 16, 2020
The agreement with Spanish digital cabin services provider Immfly will put search and booking tools into IFE devices on airlines, allowing functionality even when aircraft are out of range of... Read More
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GetYourGuide makes deep workforce cuts as pandemic reality bites
GetYourGuide makes deep workforce cuts as pandemic reality bites
By Kevin May | October 14, 2020
Around 90 employees at GetYourGuide are being let go as part of a program to reset the business in the midst of ongoing uncertainty in the travel industry. Read More
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GetYourGuide claims it invested in the future to save the present
By Linda Fox | September 28, 2020
While many companies will have spent the past six months somewhere between firefighting or going into hibernation, GetYourGuide decided to continue investing in its strategy. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sean Seton-Rogers
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the Covid-19 crisis. Next up: PROfounders Capital' Sean... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Google plays hardball with pandemic-affected travel site, freezes its ad account
By Mitra Sorrells | August 19, 2020
According to a travel executive, Google froze his company's advertising accounts when it was unable to pay its Q1 invoices on time. Read More
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Tours and activities brands plot recovery with at-home experiences, crowd-control measures
Tours and activities brands plot recovery with at-home experiences, crowd-control measures
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2020
In response to the coronavirus crisis, Klook is launching virtual experiences as part of a multi-stage recovery plan, while competitor GetYourGuide is building crowd-control technology. Read More
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Behind GetYourGuide's strategy of zero bookings and zero layoffs
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2020
The Berlin-based tours and activities brand has implemented voluntary reductions in hours and pay for more than half of its employees to cut expenses at a time when it expects no new revenue. Read More
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