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News / Startups
Tier rides away with $200M in funding
By Linda Fox | October 25, 2021
Tier plans to use its latest funding for acquisitions and strategic investments.... Read More
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News / Online
Travel Chapter files for IPO in bid to expand rental services
By Linda Fox | October 22, 2021
Travel Chapter, which has 8,000 homes in its portfolio, plans organic growth as well as acquisitions... Read More
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News / Online
FlixMobility acquires Greyhound for $78M
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The initial deal is worth $46 million, with a further deferred consideration of $32 million to... Read More
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News / Startups
Wander bags $7M for home rental platform
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The investment is led by Redpoint Ventures and will go towards developing the platform and expanding... Read More
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News / Distribution
Moving beyond the PNR in corporate travel
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The corporate travel landscape could see significant change if plug and play micro-services gain... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Ultimate Travel Club offers subscriptions for discounts
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2021
For a monthly fee, travelers get access to lower prices for hotels, holiday rentals, flights, car... Read More
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News / Startups
Rezdy lands $5.6M investment, plans North America expansion
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2021
Rezdy is planning product and engineering development with its latest funding, over three years on... Read More
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News / Online
Is the neoluxury traveler leading industry recovery?
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2021
The neoluxury traveler is demanding an experience throughout the travel process and the trip itself.... Read More
Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
News / Technology
Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2021
Digitally savvy customers have been trained to expect a new level of service from online retailers and... Read More
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News / Online
Low prices enticing travelers, flexibility remains key
By Linda Fox | October 12, 2021
Understanding traveler behavior better and seeking out unserved routes are opportunities for travel... Read More

Jill's most recent articles

Four truths about cloud-based management systems
Opinion / Technology
Four truths about cloud-based management systems
Here is what hotels need to know about cloud-based technology and property management systems.... Read More
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News / Online
Intrepid Travel unveils brand, product refresh
The company has retooled its tour lineup, committing to a new product statement of sustainable,... Read More
Payments app Klarna enters travel with Inspirock acquisition
News / Technology
Payments app Klarna enters travel with Inspirock acquisition
Using Inspirock's technology, Klarna will enable its customers to buy now and pay later for travel.... Read More
Viator tests new commission rate, raising skepticism with operators
News / Online
Viator tests new commission rate, raising skepticism with operators
Called Accelerate, Viator’s new program allows tour operators to pay to boost their visibility. Some... Read More
Holidu acquires vacation rental platform Spain-Holiday
News / Online
Holidu acquires vacation rental platform Spain-Holiday
Holidu will expand its presence in Spain by merging Spain-Holiday with subsidiary Bookiply.... Read More
Short-term rental market sees bump in supply, holiday bookings
News / Online
Short-term rental market sees bump in supply, holiday bookings
According to AirDNA, about 150,000 new short-term rental listings were added in Q3 2021, while... Read More
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News / Technology
HT Aero raises $500M for urban air mobility company
HT Aero, which is backed by Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng, is developing a model... Read More
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News / Online
JetBlue Vacations adds flight and cruise packages
As part of its ambitions to become a broader travel company, JetBlue is the first domestic U.S.... Read More
Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
Opinion / Technology
Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
The disruptive potential of urban air mobility is such that no travel company can afford to wait... Read More
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