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News / Online
Grab outperforms guidance with growth across all business units
By Mitra Sorrells | May 19, 2022
Mobility and delivery brand Grab posts revenue in the first quarter of $228 million, a 6% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel fintech momentum builds as industry looks to boost revenue
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2022
Travel companies plan to equal or increase investment in fintech products and services this year. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Improving corporate travel via digital payments
By Brandon Spear - TreviPay | May 16, 2022
Hotels can make corporate travel more flexible - for both business travelers and hotels themselves - through consolidated, direct billing. 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 of Expedia Group’s technology. Read More
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News / Technology
Rydoo sells business travel platform to CDS Groupe
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2022
CDS Groupe says it wants to become Europe’s leader in hotel reservation solutions for business travel. Read More
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News / Startups
Katanox raises $5.7M, adds Expedia exec Rob Torres to board
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2022
Katanox says it will use this funding to expand internationally and further develop its platform and integrations with CRS, PMS and payment service providers.   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 receive reimbursement via its app. Read More
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News / Technology
First NFT flight ticket sells for $1M in live auction
By Jill Menze | April 27, 2022
The NFT flight ticket from TravelX and Air Europa is said to be the most valuable ticket sold in commercial aviation history. Read More
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News / Online
WeTravel adds instant payment feature
By Jill Menze | April 22, 2022
The feature allows travel businesses in the United States that use WeTravel’s platform to transfer funds to suppliers, employees and contractors for immediate cash withdrawal. Read More
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News / Technology
Activities operator Merlin deploys smart tech for guest experience
By Jaime Biesiada - Travel Weekly | April 18, 2022
Merlin Entertainments, operator of Legoland theme parks, Sea Life aquariums and other attractions, earlier this month partnered with Oracle to deploy its point-of-sale and hospitality technology. Read More
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News / Technology
TravelX, Air Europa launch NFT flight series
By Jill Menze | April 11, 2022
Owners who purchase the NFTs will get special access to an Air Europa flight to Miami Beach. Read More
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News / Online
Social, mobile, cashless - Gen Z travel and payment trends
By Linda Fox | April 5, 2022
Gen Z travelers say they are planning to invest in a big trip in 2022. Read More
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News / Technology
SiteMinder consolidates products to create holistic platform for hoteliers
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2022
The company describes its next-generation platform as putting “hotels at the center of their own purpose-built ecosystem.”   Read More
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News / Startups
Spain-based PMS Amenitiz nabs $30M for expansion
By Jill Menze | April 5, 2022
Amenitiz offers a complete operating system for independent hoteliers to help them boost direct bookings and reduce their dependence on OTAs. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Buy-now-pay-later is an opportunity credit card issuers can't afford to pass up
By PhocusWire & Michelle Bruno | April 4, 2022
For many consumers, BNPL is better than the traditional layaway approach, which defers receipt of the product or service until the customer pays the entire balance.  Read More