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Klook, Traveloka, Trip.com among redemption partners for Singapore’s S$320M tourism recovery program
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The programs gives every Singapore citizen age 18 and above a S$100 voucher.  Read More
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Multiple digital health passports now available for COVID travel verification
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The "CommonPass” digital health passport will expand use in December for multiple international routes. Read More
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China urges adoption of QR code travel-tracking system to fight COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | November 24, 2020
China has been using QR codes for contact tracing through Alipay and WeChat since early this year. Read More
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AirAsia introduces new COVID-clearance technology
By Mitra Sorrells | November 23, 2020
Known as Scan2Fly, the system determines passengers’ eligibility to travel before they arrive at the airport.  Read More
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Super app Gojek gets $150M investment to help drive Indonesia's digital economy
By Linda Fox | November 17, 2020
Gojek, a ride-hailing, delivery and payments app, will help boost Indonesia's digital transformation following new investment. Read More
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TravelTech Show goes global and replaces Travel Technology Europe
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2020
The hybrid TravelTech Show, taking place June 22-23 next year, is an in-person event in the U.K. alongside virtual events in Asia and the U.S. Read More
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Lyft revenue up 47% from Q2, aims for profitability by end of 2021
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
Lyft says revenue from bikes and scooters was up about 40% collectively in Q3 2020.   Read More
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How the acceleration of digital and sustainability trends is driving innovation in travel
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2020
While the industry is in no doubt as to how bad things have been, perhaps a little light at the end of tunnel comes in the form of how companies are innovating for what things might be like going... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Float provides price comparison, booking of local mobility options
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
The platform launched in beta in Singapore at the start of the year and is now launching in the United States beginning in San Francisco. Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: Air Doctor
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Air Doctor
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Air Doctor is a digital platform that provides a global medical network of physicians and makes it accessible to any traveler, anywhere. Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Beachy is software that combines mapping technology and a reservation and payment system so hotel guests can reserve things like a lounge chair, umbrella or cabana at the pool or beach, all completely... Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: CheKin
Hot 25 Startups 2021: CheKin
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
CheKin helps vacation rentals managers simplify and automate the processing of rental contracts. Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: CityGuyd
Hot 25 Startups 2021: CityGuyd
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
CityGuyd provides travelers with an augmented reality-based tour guide, creating a personal experience in a convenient and accessible format and multiple languages.  Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: Vouch
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Vouch
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Vouch provides hotels with an app-less, chat-based digital concierge that uses artificial intelligence to provide round-the-clock services for hotel guests. Read More
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Uber reports loss of $1B, mobility bookings gradually improving
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2020
The company says gross bookings are down 10% to $15 billion year-on-year with mobility gross bookings down 50%. Read More
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