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News / Startups
Autonomous shuttle startup EasyMile raises €55M for global scaleup
By Mitra Sorrells | April 30, 2021
The France-based startup is one of the largest providers of driverless mobility solutions, with deployments around the world including a pilot at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Read More
ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
News / Technology
ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2021
The round of growth capital will help ROAR for Good ramp up marketing and sales efforts of its panic button solution, AlwaysOn. Read More
Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
Opinion / Technology
Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
By Chris Connar - Angie Hospitality | March 19, 2021
Robots and automated technology support the current evolution of hospitality, but only when they allow staff to focus on delivering exceptional guest services. Read More
Via bolsters public transit tech platform with $100M acquisition of Remix mapping platform
News / Technology
Via bolsters public transit tech platform with $100M acquisition of Remix mapping platform
By Kevin May | March 10, 2021
Via says the acquisition will add to its portfolio of services, such as multimodal planning, scheduling and software for on-demand and establish route transit systems. Read More
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
News / Technology
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
News / Technology
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
By Kevin May | February 22, 2021
We list some of the trends noted by a recent CBInsights report and how they might strike a chord with the industry's strategies to move forward in 2021. Read More
Uber steps back from autonomous vehicles, Amazon ready to drive in
News / Technology
Uber steps back from autonomous vehicles, Amazon ready to drive in
By Kevin May | December 9, 2020
Uber's decision to sell off its driverless car unit reverses a previous important strategy item to position the company for the future of transportation. But Amazon is ready to launch its Zoox... Read More
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News / Technology
Maidbot closes Series B led by makers of Lysol
By Mitra Sorrells | November 17, 2020
Maidbot and Lysol-maker RB will also collaborate to develop new commercial cleaning solutions.   Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Maidbot
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Maidbot
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Maidbot provides automated housekeeping robots for hotels, rentals and other commercial spaces.  Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Space Perspective
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Space Perspective is a human space flight company created to provide an opportunity for all people – not just astronauts - to see Earth as a planet from space. Read More
VIDEO: How aviation can unravel itself from travel's deepest crisis
News / Technology
VIDEO: How aviation can unravel itself from travel's deepest crisis
By Kevin May | October 19, 2020
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe 2020, Sergio Colella (SITA) and Rafael Schvartzman (IATA) discuss shifting trends that they need to navigate quickly, new standards and technical... Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Nancy Rademaker of Nexxworks
By PhocusWire | August 21, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Nancy Rademaker, partner at Nexxworks, one of Europe's leading consultancies looking at digital transformation and business strategy. Read More
Touchless tech: How short-term rentals are simplifying stays amid COVID-19
News / Technology
Touchless tech: How short-term rentals are simplifying stays amid COVID-19
By Jill Menze | August 12, 2020
Property managers and hosts are investing in contactless solutions to help guests feel more confident about traveling. Read More
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News / Technology
Touchless tech: How hotels are preparing for a post-COVID guest experience
By Mitra Sorrells | July 28, 2020
Contactless technology solutions are now a top priority for hoteliers are around the world. Read More
VIDEO: New Reality With... Barbara Dalibard of SITA
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Barbara Dalibard of SITA
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Barbara Dalibard, CEO of SITA, one of the world's leading airline and airport technology providers. Read More