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Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
The dynamic pricing platform that uses AI and machine learning to maximize profitability in an increasingly digital world. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Hertz enables biometric check-out for car rentals
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | December 13, 2018
Hertz plans to offer fast check-out lanes powered by biometrics at more than 40 airports by the end of next year.    Read More
News | Technology
Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
Google is well-known for snapping up the teams behind various cogs in the wheel of the travel industry - and this week it has flexed its muscles once again. Read More
News | Online
Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Not to be undone by its ride-hailing rival, Uber has become the second brand in the space of a few days to declare its intention to list on the public financial markets. Read More
News | Online
Grab plots new sector strategy, invests $100M in OYO
Grab plots new sector strategy, invests $100M in OYO
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
OYO has confirmed that it took $100 million in funding from ride-hailing app Grab during its last capital-raising round. Read More
News | Online
Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
By Kevin May | December 6, 2018
Ride-hailing service Lyft will be the first of the big U.S. brands to test their model on the public financial markets. Read More
News | Online
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Following its bike dream, Lyft plans to invest $100M in New York bikeshare scheme
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Lyft has complicated its acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate and plans to invest $100 million to expand in New York City. Read More
News | Distribution
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Technically Speaking - David Pavlik of Kiwi.com
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2018
Kiwi.com recruited David Pavlik earlier this year. His career spans time at Microsoft in various roles before moving on to technical program manager roles at both Amazon and Netflix. For the past four... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Lufthansa releases B2B travel platform Yilu from stealth mode
By Linda Fox | November 29, 2018
Lufthansa Group has launched Yilu, a B2B startup that grew out of its innovation hub. Read More
News | Distribution
Kiwi.com claims multimodal first by interlining air and ground services
Kiwi.com claims multimodal first by interlining air and ground services
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Multi-modal search and booking has come into play at Kiwi.com, as part of a major expansion of the core product into new areas. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
By Jill Menze | November 27, 2018
What needs to change in the backbone of the corporate travel industry in order to improve the service level to the customer? Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: The promise of voice tech for travel
VIDEO: The promise of voice tech for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 26, 2018
Voice technology has been one of the hottest topics of 2018, as both Google and Amazon ramp up their activity in the space, brands develop voice capabilities and consumers buy devices at a quickening... Read More
News | Technology
Boat holiday charter service Zizoo raises $7.4M, as millennials drive demand
Boat holiday charter service Zizoo raises $7.4M, as millennials drive demand
Zizoo has brought its total investment to date to over $10 million following the addition of a Series A round led by Revo Capital. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
By Kevin May | November 22, 2018
The travel industry is forever being told about a new breed of traveler dramatically altering consumer behavior in both the leisure and business sectors. Read More
News | Technology
Technically Speaking - Bobby Healy of CarTrawler
Technically Speaking - Bobby Healy of CarTrawler
By Jill Menze | November 21, 2018
A seasoned tech investor and entrepreneur - and outspoken Google opponent - Bobby Healy has helped steer the technological vision of CarTrawler since joining in 2005. Read More
Interview | Distribution