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Go2Joy tops up Series A+ with $1.3M
By Linda Fox | May 7, 2021
The Vietnam-based company previously raised $2.5 million in February 2020 followed by its Series A+... Read More
News | Startups
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Fly Now Pay Later adds £10M to Series A
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2021
The London-based alternative payments company plans to launch in the U.S.... Read More
News | Startups
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Hotelbeds chairman steps down, new CEO appointed
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2021
Joan Vilà is taking up a non-executive director role on the board of the Palma, Spain-based... Read More
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Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
As the pandemic continues to impact the business, Sabre says operating losses were $203 million for... Read More
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Hotel professionals eye a 2023 recovery timeline, but too late for some
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
The pandemic has hit the hotel segment hard, with 15% preparing to hand the keys for their properties... Read More
News | Distribution
Sonder plans to go public through SPAC on a $2.2B valuation
Sonder plans to go public through SPAC on a $2.2B valuation
By Linda Fox | April 30, 2021
Sonder is merging with special purpose acquisition company Gores Metropoulos II to take the company... Read More
News | Online
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TravelPerk bags $160M round as investors back business travel recovery
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2021
TravelPerk says product innovation and further acquisitions are part of the roadmap.... Read More
News | Startups
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Snap boosts 3D mapping capabilities via acquisition of Pixel8earth
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2021
Pixel8.earth describes itself as a perpetually updating map that fuses terrestrial and aerial data,... Read More
News | Technology
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Camping World acquires Nomad Reservations, boosts data access
By Linda Fox | April 28, 2021
    The recreational vehicle retailer says the acquisition boosts its data capabilities by... Read More
News | Technology
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TripAbrood adds £645,000 in seed funding for AI-powered assistant
By Linda Fox | April 26, 2021
Family travel assistant TripAbrood plans to use its latest funding to launch its product to the U.K.... Read More
News | Startups

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Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosksDebunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
Kiosks serve an important role in the hotel lobby today and will continue to do so even after COVID... Read More
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Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel reboundExpedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its... Read More
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Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
For Q1 2021, Uber recorded a net loss of $108 million compared to a net loss of $968 million in Q4... Read More
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TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisitionTripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
The deal follows TripActions’ recent $155 million funding round in January, which signals a sign... Read More
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Lyft sees revenue uptick in Q1 2021, claims profitability by Q3Lyft sees revenue uptick in Q1 2021, claims profitability by Q3
Lyft revenue grew 7% quarter-over-quarter from $569.9 million to $609 million as the ride-share... Read More
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tours-activities-benefit-from-covidHow tours and activities businesses can benefit from the COVID crash
What we’ve learned from past crises is that businesses adapt, and often the successful ones create a... Read More
Opinion | Online
Sherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platformSherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platform
In the past year, Sherpa says the number of airlines and other travel companies using Sherpa’s... Read More
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Female leadership in travel remains lackingFemale leadership in travel remains lacking
Despite the heightened awareness around women in leadership and diversity in the travel industry over... Read More
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Lyft offloads self-driving car unit to ToyotaLyft offloads self-driving car unit to Toyota
Lyft is selling its self-driving vehicle division to Woven Planet Holdings, a subsidiary of Toyota... Read More
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Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
May 7, 2021
Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the... Read More
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May 7, 2021
Go2Joy tops up Series A+ with $1.3M
The Vietnam-based company previously raised $2.5 million in February 2020 followed by its Series A+... Read More
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
May 7, 2021
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
Kiosks serve an important role in the hotel lobby today and will continue to do so even after COVID... Read More
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