Interviews
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How I Got Here, episode 54 - Avi Brosh of Palisociety
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
Avi Brosh's move into the hotel sector from real estate was not driven by a desire to create identikit properties at either the budget or upmarket end of the sector, as he tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire.... Read More
Interview | Online
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
By Jill Menze | March 2, 2021
Odyssey Travel App is a premium travel platform that aims to democratize access to luxury hotels, car rental and other travel services directly from the provider to the user.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 53 - Atle Skalleberg of StudentUniverse
How I Got Here, episode 53 - Atle Skalleberg of StudentUniverse
By PhocusWire | February 25, 2021
After arriving in the U.S. from Norway, Skalleberg took a job at StudentUniverse, prepared to do anything in order to learn the basics and secure a visa, as he tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire.... Read More
Interview | Online
STARTUP STAGE: Local Purse offers live video shopping for travelers
STARTUP STAGE: Local Purse offers live video shopping for travelers
By Jill Menze | February 22, 2021
Local Purse connects travelers with experienced local guides for live video cultural shopping experiences.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 52 - Jamie Wong of Vayable
How I Got Here, episode 52 - Jamie Wong of Vayable
By PhocusWire | February 18, 2021
It's not the most well-trodden path in online travel - from a producer on the hit The Daily Show With Jon Stewart to CEO of a tours and activities business.... Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Travis is a visual, collaborative platform for trip planning
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Travis is an Australia-based startup launched in January 2020 to help users find and share travel experiences.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 51 - Josh Wyatt of Generator Hostels
How I Got Here, episode 51 - Josh Wyatt of Generator Hostels
By PhocusWire | February 11, 2021
Generator Hostels was a single-property hostel brand in London - but it was considered the perfect place to try out a new approach to the sector when Wyatt came onboard in 2007 with a pile of venture money.... Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Imagine Experiences wants to bring unique tours to locals and tourists
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2021
The company has put together a network of expert tour guides to help design fresh ideas to attract locals as well as travelers, once restrictions lift.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Anand Krishnan of IBS Software
By Jill Menze | February 4, 2021
In 2018, Anand Krishnan was brought on as CEO of IBS Software, a leading SaaS solutions provider managing mission-critical operations for airlines, airports, hotels and cruise companies.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Youtip provides digital tipping for hotels, tour operators and more
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2021
Users scan QR codes or tap links in email or text messages to access the payment system.... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: MakeYourTripBetter is a collaborative platform connecting travelers with locals
STARTUP STAGE: MakeYourTripBetter is a collaborative platform connecting travelers with locals
By Jill Menze | January 27, 2021
MakeYourTripBetter is a free, collaborative platform connecting travelers with locals to get tips and advice and plan experiences.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: The Hospitality Gig aims to provide a talent pool of flexible workers to the industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
The startup is looking to connect people looking for flexible work, job shares or fractional roles across all disciplines in hospitality with companies needing to fill those roles.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Silos must be broken down to bring diversity to the hospitality workplace
By Linda Fox | January 12, 2021
Tracy Prigmore wants more of a mixture of women of all races working together in hospitality so that everyone is elevated.... Read More
News | Distribution
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STARTUP STAGE: Rebound Travel has a cash-retention solution for travel suppliers
By Mitra Sorrells | January 8, 2021
The company, one of PhocusWire's Hot 25 Startups for 2021, is founded by Tobias Wessels, a former Google[x] CFO and senior vice president at Adara.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Alex Zoghlin of ATPCO
By Mitra Sorrells | January 7, 2021
Industry veteran Alex Zoghlin returns to travel as CEO of ATPCO - with ambitious plans for the 56-year-old company.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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