Group Travel

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News / Technology
RateGain rounds out offering with acquisition of Adara
By Linda Fox | January 3, 2023
The combination of RateGain and Adara will offer travel companies travel intent data as well as pricing and inventory intelligence. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Boosting airline revenue through next-gen group booking tech
By Ananth Narasimhan - Infiniti Software Solutoins | December 21, 2022
Most airlines are missing out on optimizing a revenue stream that has the potential to deliver up to a 28% increase to the bottom line — group bookings. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: Joyned - Phocuswright Conference Launch Innovator
By PhocusWire | December 8, 2022
Joyned is a social commerce-as-a-service website add-on that enables people to chat live and book together. Read More
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News / Technology
TTC launches carbon fund to reach net zero
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2022
After a year of reviewing possible routes towards achieving net zero by 2050, The Travel Corporation (TTC), whose brands include Trafalgar Tours, Contiki Tours and Uniworld River Cruises, opted for the... Read More
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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, 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