Interviews
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STARTUP STAGE: Wildebeest helps global travel and tourism brands grow organically
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
Wildebeest is an agency that helps travel technology startups, tour operators and tourism boards develop marketing strategies.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE - ACT II: Bacarai reflects on past year's challenges, new funding expedition
By Steven Lerner | February 21, 2020
Bacarai discusses its new vice president of technology, the launch of new funding rounds and future goals.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 25 - Wen-Wen Lam of NexTravel
How I Got Here, episode 25 - Wen-Wen Lam of NexTravel
By PhocusWire | February 20, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire are joined by Wen-Wen Lam, co-founder and CEO of NexTravel, a business travel platform based in the U.S.... Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Toristy wants to make it easier for travelers to find local experiences
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2020
Toristy recently received a funding round, which it will devote towards speeding up its white label pilots with a plan to have them in place for summer 2020.... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Amenitiz helps independent hotels tackle a digital world
STARTUP STAGE: Amenitiz helps independent hotels tackle a digital world
By Steven Lerner | February 18, 2020
Amenitiz is an all-in-one platform that allows independent hoteliers and vacation rental owners to address all digital needs in a centralized tool.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Holibob is a marketplace connecting activity suppliers with resellers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 13, 2020
Holibob is a B2B marketplace for tours and experiences that provides resellers such as airlines, hotels, travel agents and OTAs with an inventory that has been vetted for safety and quality. ... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 24 - Steve Hafner of Kayak
How I Got Here, episode 24 - Steve Hafner of Kayak
By PhocusWire | February 13, 2020
When the definitive history of online travel is written in the decades to come, Steve Hafner will be remembered for many things - one of which being his part in creating Kayak in 2004.... Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: RubiQ manages flight disruptions to help airlines retain customers, reduce costs
By Steven Lerner | February 10, 2020
RubiQ provides AI technology for airlines to help passengers self-manage flight disruptions.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Greg Webb of Travelport
By Mitra Sorrells | February 10, 2020
Greg Webb became Travelport’s CEO in August 2019, shortly after the company went back to private equity ownership in a $4.4 billion sale.... Read More
Interview | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Rootze compares transport options for travelers to stay in budget
STARTUP STAGE: Rootze compares transport options for travelers to stay in budget
By Linda Fox | February 6, 2020
France-based Rootze, led by founder and CEO Sophie Pastol, helps travelers find and compare transport options that fit their budget.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 23 - Stephan Ekbergh of Travelstart
How I Got Here, episode 23 - Stephan Ekbergh of Travelstart
By PhocusWire | February 6, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire are joined by Stephan Ekbergh, founder and CEO of Travelstart, the South Africa-based online travel agency.... Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Craig Brennan of Switchfly
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2020
The Switchfly boss talks with PhocusWire about how loyalty has changed over the past decade, what younger generations want and more.... Read More
Interview | Online
STARTUP STAGE: OffWeGo streamlines safety features for traveling students
STARTUP STAGE: OffWeGo streamlines safety features for traveling students
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
OffWeGo is a student-centric solution addressing the large information gap while students are traveling on university-sponsored programs.... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Roost matches travelers with roommates to cut hotel costs in half
STARTUP STAGE: Roost matches travelers with roommates to cut hotel costs in half
By Steven Lerner | January 30, 2020
Roost is a website that helps travelers find compatible roommates to share hotel rooms and split the cost. ... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 22 - Sebastian Gomez of Reservamos
How I Got Here, episode 22 - Sebastian Gomez of Reservamos
By PhocusWire | January 30, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire are joined by Sebastian Gomez, the co-founder and president of Reservamos, a Mexico-based bus booking platform created in 2013.... Read More
Interview | Online
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