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Reposite lands $2.5M investment for travel industry workspace platform
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
The startup was developed during the pandemic to help trade partners manage relationships and reduce manual processes. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Smooss - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Smooss - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2020
Smooss helps travel companies increase revenue and improve customer experience with its solutions designed on top of reservation systems. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Thriving in an experience economy
By Erik Tengen - Oaky | November 26, 2020
We look at how emotion affects memory, what types of experiences are most effective in inciting emotion, and the role of hotels in the system of experiences we know as tourism – a vital part of the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Tourlane secures $20M investment to assist financial stability and product roadmap
Tourlane secures $20M investment to assist financial stability and product roadmap
By Kevin May | November 18, 2020
The company, which specializes in providing customized multi-day packages, has now attracted north of $100 million in investment since 2016. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 50 - Paul Melhus of ToursByLocals
How I Got Here, episode 50 - Paul Melhus of ToursByLocals
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2020
A classic startup launch but an unconventional route through bootstrapping for the next ten years. Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire get the story of ToursByLocals from its co-founder and... Read More
Interview | Online
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Where are they now? Revisiting the Hot 25 Startups for 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | November 6, 2020
Find out how these startups have shifted priorities, created new partnerships and adjusted their products to meet the challenges created by COVID-19. Read More
News | Startups
Tourplus raises $1M to connect tourists to guides
Tourplus raises $1M to connect tourists to guides
By Kevin May | November 2, 2020
Malaysian business angel Jin Hui Wong, GT-MAX and Chinese accelerator SSOV are backing the company in the round. Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
News | Distribution
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Selina acquires Remote Year in move to serve growing remote workforce
By Mitra Sorrells | October 6, 2020
Remote Year will continue as its own brand but the two companies will work together to create new offerings for remote workers. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
VIDEO: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
By PhocusWire | September 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Kurt Ekert, CEO of CWT, one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Convert more users into buyers by removing the hassle from group booking with Gamitee's collaborative browsing plug-in. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: MeetingPackage - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: MeetingPackage - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Learn how hotel chains and distribution partners have digitized their meetings and events sales with MeetingPackage software. Read More
Interview | Technology
InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
We discuss tactics around what agencies need from tech providers and then cover the need for state support in helping the industry get back on its feet and the fate of the ski sector (pertinent for one... Read More
News | Online
Travizory lands $2M investment for its traveler identity tech platform
Travizory lands $2M investment for its traveler identity tech platform
By Kevin May | August 17, 2020
The platform allows countries to obtain passenger details, biographic, biometric, itineraries and health information, so that airports and border officials can validate entry requirements. Read More
News | Technology
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
By Jill Menze | July 20, 2020
“Black representation and opportunity at Uber is not where we want it to be, especially on our technical teams and in leadership,” says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Read More
News | Online
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