Ground Transportation


Enterprise acquires Deem
Enterprise to acquire managed-travel technology platform Deem
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem, which provides booking and management software for travel management companies and suppliers. Read More
News | Technology
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Airline mobile app usage is on the rise, bike and scooter apps freewheeling
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2019
App Annie's State of Mobile report reveals travel and wider mobile app trends. Read More
News | Technology
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly  | January 17, 2019
Uber air taxis by 2023? As the realities were laid out at CES, it became clear: It's not easy. Read More
News | Technology
Outdoorsy 50 million series C
Outdoorsy rides off with $50M to expand its RV rental marketplace
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Peer-to-peer RV rental platform Outdoorsy has raised $50 million in Series C funding that will be used toward continued international expansion. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: iinside - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: iinside - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 16, 2019
This travel API platform creates better, data-driven travel experiences for OTA, ride-share and airline apps. Read More
Interview | Technology
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
By Kieron Branagan - OpenJaw Technologies | January 10, 2019
I have found that there are a set of common themes and common challenges that come through during conversations with airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
Lyft and Uber are intertwined in almost every way, whether they like it or not - product, financial ambition and service being just three elements of note. Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Bookaway wants to bring ground transportation online in developing countries
By Linda Fox | December 24, 2018
Bookaway offers ground transportation options for travelers in developing countries where content is fragmented and few suppliers have made their inventory available online. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: SafeTravelRx - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: SafeTravelRx - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 20, 2018
Connecting travelers to on-demand assistance, transmitting location and medical information to emergency responders. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: OAG on adding tech to intelligence
VIDEO: OAG on adding tech to intelligence
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
The combination of innovation and technology in aviation has never been as strong and, most importantly, crucial to running a successful airline. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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
Hertz Clear biometric partnership
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
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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
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