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GetYourGuide 484 million funding reaction
Investors and a rival on the impact of GetYourGuide's record-breaking funding round
By Mitra Sorrells | May 17, 2019
Industry leaders react to news that SoftBank Vision Fund has invested $484 million in GetYourGuide. Read More
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GetYourGuide 484 million series E
GetYourGuide nabs $484M Series E round; CEO talks growth, Klook
By Mitra Sorrells | May 16, 2019
GetYourGuide will add new markets and inventory funded by $484 million raised in a Series E round lead by Softbank Vision Fund. Read More
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Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2019
Three broad trends illustrate the prowess of the region in the current online travel scene - but, equally, demonstrate how fragile the growth of the sector can be when one particular brand or market... Read More
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VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
By Kevin May | March 18, 2019
PhocusWire caught up with Tao Tao, GetYourGuide's chief operating officer, during the recent Arival Europe 2019 event in the company's home city. Read More
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Online marketplaces gaining momentum in tours booking race
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2019
Tour and activity bookings through online marketplaces increased in 2018 compared to 2017. Read More
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Technically Speaking - Udi Nir of GetYourGuide
Technically Speaking - Udi Nir of GetYourGuide
By Jill Menze | November 14, 2018
New to GetYourGuide, Udi Nir joined the Berlin company following stints at e-commerce companies including Instacart, ModCloth and eBay. Read More
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VIDEO: The two well-funded activities brands speak out
By Kevin May & PhocusWire | October 22, 2018
It's been quite a year for Klook and GetYourGuide - both in terms of their individual strategies and the changes taking place in the tours and activities sector that they operate in. Read More
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VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
By Kevin May | September 28, 2018
Google has always been involved in tours and activities - suppliers and online travel agencies would spend their digital marketing dollar with the search, as other brands do elsewhere in the industry. Read More
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Offline part 3 tours and activities
Back in the offline world, part 3: Tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2018
 2018 may be remembered as a tipping point for the digitization of the tours and activities sector within the global travel industry.  Read More
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Google launches Touring Bird with 25,000 experiences in 20 cities
Google launches Touring Bird with 25,000 experiences in 20 cities
By Jill Menze | September 7, 2018
In April, PhocusWire uncovered details of Touring Bird, the hush-hush tours and activities app Google was developing inside its Area 120 incubator. Now Touring Bird has officially launched 25,000... Read More
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Hotelbeds Americas, Uber CFO, Traveltek's latest VP, and more
Hotelbeds Americas, Uber CFO, Traveltek's latest VP, and more
By PhocusWire | August 29, 2018
This is a roundup of announcements related to people moves and business expansions in travel in August 2018. 30 August 2018 Hotelbeds names Americas sourcing director The B2B/wholesaler gia Read More
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Homelike sparks interest from new backer in $14 million raise
Homelike sparks interest from new backer in $14 million raise
By Martin Cowen | August 23, 2018
Homelike, an online marketplace for long-term business apartment rentals across Europe, has raised $14 million and brought a new investor - Spark Capital – on board. Existing Homelike investors Che Read More
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QOTW: Something about using your super powers
QOTW: Something about using your super powers
By PhocusWire | August 17, 2018
Quote from Tao Tao, co-founder and COO of GetYourGuide, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 2: Front line tips from the founders
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 2: Front line tips from the founders
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2018
For the second piece in our series on startups, we go to the front lines to gather insights from three startup founders.   Read More
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Under-30 traveler survey
What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
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