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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come through the crisis better than others.... Read More
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Hotelmize raises Series B funding from Alibaba, establishes APAC headquarters in Hong Kong
By Steven Lerner | April 2, 2020
 Hotelmize is aiming to gain a foothold in Asia Pacific and to expand operations in the region following a new capital raise.... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Impact of coronavirus on the travel industry
By PhocusWire | April 2, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting official announcements from travel brands, reports via our own family of media outlets and news from around the web.... Read More
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Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
The company claims there has been a 20% increase in long-stay bookings in the last two weeks compared to the same period in 2019.... Read More
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Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
Katz, who was boss of Orbitz during 9/11, talks about leadership styles and tactics to deploy during moments of crisis.... Read More
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Denial, unease, panic - how social media sentiments have shifted during coronavirus
By Jill Menze | April 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak unfolds, Sparkloft Media finds social media users are increasingly expressing concern over the crisis.... Read More
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Health startup Air Doctor gets $7.8M to make medical care accessible for travelers
By Steven Lerner | April 1, 2020
With health becoming a major concern in the travel industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a marketplace that connects travelers with local doctors has landed its largest capital raise to date.... Read More
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Funding for travel startups was plentiful - then came coronavirus
By Steven Lerner | April 1, 2020
Entrepreneur Souzana Theodoridou explains how a funding deal for travel experience platform Grekaddict fell apart due to the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More
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Marriott is victim of another massive data breach
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
Marriott says 5.2 million guests have been impacted by a data breach it discovered in late February.... Read More
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Q&A: TripActions CEO on how he is preparing for “the day after” COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
TripActions CEO Ariel Coehn discusses recent layoffs, what he is hearing from his investors and why he is optimistic about the future of business travel and of TripActions.... Read More
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Business travel platform Huilianyi raises $42M, aims for global expansion
By Steven Lerner | March 31, 2020
Shanghai-based business travel platform Huilianyi has landed RMB 300 million (about $42 million) in funding.... Read More
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Despite difficult times, ride-share company Via lands $200M investment
By Steven Lerner | March 31, 2020
 Real-time ride-sharing company Via is now valued at a $2.25 billion thanks to a new $200 million Series E investment.  ... Read More
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Airbnb apologizes to hosts, dedicates $250M to coronavirus-related cancelations
Airbnb apologizes to hosts, dedicates $250M to coronavirus-related cancelations
By Jill Menze | March 30, 2020
In a letter sent to hosts, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says he's “sorry” for mangling communication about refund policies.... Read More
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Search data reveals some positive trends but industry should remain cautious
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2020
Sojern looks at search trends to analyze whether there are any signs of recovery for the travel industry.... Read More
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Should travel startups go into “hibernation mode” during the coronavirus?
By Steven Lerner | March 30, 2020
Venture capitalists weigh in on how travel startups could survive the economic fallout from COVID-19.... Read More
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