Group Travel

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News / Online
Sonder guest reservation system hit by security breach
By Kathryn Walson | November 23, 2022
The company says it remains fully operational and the investigation into the incident is ongoing. Read More
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News / Startups
Where are they now? Revisiting the Hot 25 Startups for 2022
By Kathryn Walson | November 11, 2022
In preparation for Tuesday's publication of PhocusWire's Hot 25 Travel Startup for 2023, we checked in with the companies that made the cut one year ago. Read More
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News / Startups
WeTravel lands $27 million to add fintech solutions to platform
By Linda Fox | October 25, 2022
The investment was led by Left Lane Capital with existing investors Base10 Partners and Swift Ventures and a number of angel investors also involved. Read More
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News / Online
Move to digital gains momentum in tours and activities sector
By Kathryn Walson | October 14, 2022
Online travel agencies will continue to accelerate the move to digital. And with niche OTAs entering the tours and activities market, consolidation is likely on the horizon. Read More
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News / Online
JetBlue Travel Products unveils Troupe mobile app
By Kathryn Walson | September 22, 2022
With Troupe, travelers can manage RSVPs, create polls and vote as a group to build consensus before they book. Read More
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News / Startups
Group travel planning startup TrovaTrip lands $15M to expand creator network
By Jill Menze | September 20, 2022
TrovaTrip – one of PhocusWire’s Hot 25 Startups for 2022 – enables creators, such as Instagram influencers, to plan, sell and host group travel experiences with their communities. Read More
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News / Startups
Payments startup SquadTrip launches platform targeting millennial group travelers
By Kathryn Walson | September 7, 2022
The Black-owned SaaS platform helps travel professionals target millennials by offering flexible payment installments, Apple Pay checkout and promo codes. Read More
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News / Startups
Group travel planning startup Reposite lands $7.5M for tech push
By Linda Fox | August 23, 2022
Reposite is looking to capitalize on data to further grow its marketplace for the group travel segment. Read More
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News / Online
Troop, Spotnana partner to integrate meeting space and travel booking
By Elizabeth West - Business Travel News | August 15, 2022
Troop aims to automate the meeting selection process but has not yet offered its own travel booking extension of that sourcing exercise. Read More
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News / Online
Q&A: WeRoad CEO on Booking.com, rapid growth and automation
By Linda Fox | August 5, 2022
WeRoad CEO D'Amico discusses what he brings to the startup, remaining pressures of the pandemic and plans for the future. Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Group Reservation System - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2022
By PhocusWire | July 18, 2022
Group Reservation System is a leisure group-focused SaaS platform connecting hotels and travel providers. Read More
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News / Startups
TapTrip corporate booking tech startup acquired by TripStax
By Linda Fox | July 5, 2022
Taptrip launched in 2018 as a booking tool for SMBs but later pivoted to providing its technology through travel management companies. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
The far and wide implications of Uber’s new charter service
By Christian Watts - Magpie Travel | May 26, 2022
With the right plan, Uber Charter could dominate the bus charter industry – and that’s a good thing. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures
By Jill Menze | May 25, 2022
Bruce Poon Tip founded small group adventure travel company G Adventures in 1990 and leads as CEO still today. Read More
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News / Online
Uber adds new travel feature, party bus and EV bookings in product update
By Jill Menze | May 16, 2022
As part of its super app strategy, Uber has unleashed new features designed to capture the end-to-end travel journey. Read More