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Travel spending in the U.S. ticks up, led by alternative lodging
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2020
Cardlytics, a platform that says it has insight into half of all U.S. card swipes, says travel spending is rebounding after bottoming out in April. Read More
News | Online
Amid COVID-19, travel brands must ask: How will people get there?
Amid COVID-19, travel brands must ask: How will people get there?
By Rod Bishop - Jayride Group | July 1, 2020
Jayride Group co-founder Rod Bishop says travel companies should not overlook the importance of providing safe, secure ground transportation for customers. Read More
Opinion | Online
Amazon acquires ride-hailing autonomous vehicle provider Zoox
Amazon acquires ride-hailing autonomous vehicle provider Zoox
By Kevin May | June 30, 2020
The company is six years old and has created zero-emission, purpose-built vehicles for autonomous ride-hailing. Read More
News | Technology
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
News | Technology
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How one startup used the downtime to improve life for travel buyers and suppliers
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2020
The team at vintage car tour company Nowaday has spent the downtime created by COVID-19 to build an online workplace for travel buyers and suppliers. Read More
News | Startups
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How the crisis changed fundraising for travel startups
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2020
Some travel startups have secured funding despite pandemic, but the process has been far from straightforward. Read More
News | Startups
Road trips become a big option for travel sellers
Road trips become a big option for travel sellers
By Kevin May | June 22, 2020
Travel Compositor's "Routing" platform was created in two months and allows users to add and book services along a particular road trip, all with a single payment point. Read More
News | Technology
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What an antitrust case against Google could mean for travel
By Mario Gavira | June 19, 2020
Evidence suggests the U.S. Department of Justice will soon file an antitrust lawsuit against Google that will most likely target the ad technology used to buy, sell and serve online and mobile display... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Splyt raises $19.5M to help SoftBank with super app strategy
By Linda Fox | June 18, 2020
Mobility specialist Splyt has raised $19.5 million in Series B funding to fuel expansion and help SoftBank with its super app strategy. Read More
News | Technology
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Journera nabs $11.6 million to move its tech platform into growth stage
By Mitra Sorrells | June 10, 2020
Journera has raised $11.6 million in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz and B Capital. Read More
News | Startups
Trivago, Booking.com, KLM and others unite to create COVID-19 information service
Trivago, Booking.com, KLM and others unite to create COVID-19 information service
By Kevin May | June 4, 2020
A group of major travel brands have created a service to provide a single data source with current global news as it relates to the coronavirus outbreak and recovery. Read More
News | Distribution
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Startups join forces to create digital services platform for rental accommodation and hotels
By Linda Fox | June 3, 2020
SmartDigitalPlug was created by six startups to help small hotels and rental properties to digitize their services and address some of the current safety and hygiene challenges. Read More
News | Startups
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
By PhocusWire | June 2, 2020
Let's put Hyperloop, self-driving cars and drone-like helicopters aside for a moment and inspect other technologies that can help destination managers. Read More
News | Technology
Didi gets $500M from SoftBank to develop autonomous driving technology
Didi gets $500M from SoftBank to develop autonomous driving technology
By Kevin May | May 30, 2020
Didi claims it is the single largest fundraising round in China for the autonomous vehicle industry. To-date Didi has raised $21.7 billion. Read More
News | Technology
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Possible futures for a post-pandemic travel industry, part 4
By Mario Gavira | May 29, 2020
Post-crisis tourism will have certain similarities to society 200 years before: a two-tier world where only the upper classes were able to travel internationally to experience new places firsthand. Many... Read More
Opinion | Online
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