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Interview / Startups
Startup Stage: RoadRunAir offers VIP tours aboard its planes
By Jill Menze | May 23, 2022
Founded in April 2021, RoadRunAir offers travelers affordable, all-inclusive VIP tours aboard its own... Read More
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News / Technology
WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2022
In a new report, the WTTC outlines how governments can implement a digital travel portal to check a... Read More
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News / Online
Despegar posts second quarter of profitability as demand recovers
By Jill Menze | May 19, 2022
The Latin American online travel company reports adjusted EBITDA of $12.3 million for the period... Read More
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News / Technology
Marriott debuts media network in partnership with Yahoo
By Jill Menze | May 17, 2022
Using Marriott guest data, advertisers on the network will be able to target travelers via the hotel... Read More
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News / Technology
Mass transit software provider Optibus raises $100M at $1.3B valuation
By Jill Menze | May 17, 2022
Tel Aviv-based Optibus claims it’s the first “unicorn” dedicated to the public transportation sector.... Read More
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News / Online
Uber adds new travel feature, party bus and EV bookings in product update
By Jill Menze | May 16, 2022
As part of its super app strategy, Uber has unleashed new features designed to capture the end-to-end... Read More
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News / Startups
Members-only home-swap network Kindred lands $7.75M
By Jill Menze | May 13, 2022
Founded in 2021, Kindred helps homeowners and renters take advantage of work-from-anywhere... Read More
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News / Technology
Expedia Group on “deconstructing” online travel
By Jill Menze | May 13, 2022
The online travel giant’s Open World platform is designed for partners of all sizes to take advantage... Read More
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News / Online
Sonder revenue slips due to omicron in Q1 2022
By Jill Menze | May 11, 2022
For Q1 2022, Sonder revenue decreased from the previous quarter to $80.5 million, while adjusted... Read More
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News / Startups
Faye collects $8M in funding for its travel insurance app
By Jill Menze | May 11, 2022
Built amid the pandemic and launched earlier this year, Faye allows travelers to file claims and... Read More

Jill's most recent articles

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Interview / Startups
Startup Stage: RoadRunAir offers VIP tours aboard its planes
Founded in April 2021, RoadRunAir offers travelers affordable, all-inclusive VIP tours aboard its own... Read More
 alt='WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal'  Title='WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal'
News / Technology
WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal
In a new report, the WTTC outlines how governments can implement a digital travel portal to check a... Read More
 alt='Despegar posts second quarter of profitability as demand recovers'  Title='Despegar posts second quarter of profitability as demand recovers'
News / Online
Despegar posts second quarter of profitability as demand recovers
The Latin American online travel company reports adjusted EBITDA of $12.3 million for the period... Read More
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News / Technology
Marriott debuts media network in partnership with Yahoo
Using Marriott guest data, advertisers on the network will be able to target travelers via the hotel... Read More
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News / Technology
Mass transit software provider Optibus raises $100M at $1.3B valuation
Tel Aviv-based Optibus claims it’s the first “unicorn” dedicated to the public transportation sector.... Read More
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News / Online
Uber adds new travel feature, party bus and EV bookings in product update
As part of its super app strategy, Uber has unleashed new features designed to capture the end-to-end... Read More
 alt='Members-only home-swap network Kindred lands $7.75M'  Title='Members-only home-swap network Kindred lands $7.75M'
News / Startups
Members-only home-swap network Kindred lands $7.75M
Founded in 2021, Kindred helps homeowners and renters take advantage of work-from-anywhere... Read More
 alt='Expedia Group on “deconstructing” online travel'  Title='Expedia Group on “deconstructing” online travel'
News / Technology
Expedia Group on “deconstructing” online travel
The online travel giant’s Open World platform is designed for partners of all sizes to take advantage... Read More
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News / Online
Sonder revenue slips due to omicron in Q1 2022
For Q1 2022, Sonder revenue decreased from the previous quarter to $80.5 million, while adjusted... Read More
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