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TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
The deal follows TripActions’ recent $155 million funding round in January, which signals a sign of confidence from investors in corporate travel startups helping fuel recovery. Read More
News | Online
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Under the sheets – optimize your hotel to maximize revenue
By Richard Valtr - Mews | April 27, 2021
Hotels are ignoring much of their available space by basing business on revenue per available room alone. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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HRS acquires German travel billing company Itelya
By Mitra Sorrells | April 15, 2021
Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but the entire Itelya team will become employees of HRS. Read More
News | Technology
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
By Jill Menze | March 16, 2021
Brands including KKday, Caesars Entertainment and Expedia Group have developed App Clip solutions to provide a frictionless experience for travelers while increasing customer engagement. Read More
News | Technology
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
News | Technology
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
By Jeff Berk - Tripkicks | March 3, 2021
Even if business travel doesn't return to 2019 figures, investors know it will come back – and it will be different. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Sounding Off: Bitcoin needs to move on from its exclusive aura
By PhocusWire | February 19, 2021
The cryptocurrency world's biggest fans are often the digital world's most divisive figures (such as Elon Musk) or come across - mostly because of their tactics - as pushy nerds, hell-bent on some kind... Read More
Interview | Technology
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Industry experts agree digital currencies are an inevitable evolution and provide advantages for travel payments, but there are challenges to adoption. Read More
News | Technology
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
By Yuval Ziv – Nuvei | February 8, 2021
Here are six best practices from a recent white paper that travel operators can - and are – implementing to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! How travel can leverage payment technology for a smart COVID-19 recovery
WEBINAR REPLAY! How travel can leverage payment technology for a smart COVID-19 recovery
By PhocusWire | February 2, 2021
As airlines and travel agencies plan their comeback, it is essential they have access to the most recent and relevant research enabling them to make smart decisions on how to mitigate the economic... Read More
News | Technology
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Grab boosts liquidity with $2B loan facility
By Linda Fox | February 1, 2021
Grab says the five-year term loan enables it to boost liquidity and mix up its funding sources. Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Youtip provides digital tipping for hotels, tour operators and more
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2021
Users scan QR codes or tap links in email or text messages to access the payment system. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Bbot adds $4M to seed round for hospitality ordering tech
By Linda Fox | January 27, 2021
Bbot will put the funds towards product development including the release of an API. Read More
News | Startups
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TripActions snags additional $155M, valuation now $5B
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2021
TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen says investors came to him toward the end of 2020 due to the company’s “execution in terms of taking market share.”   Read More
News | Online
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Maps.me lands $50M round, plans mobile wallet
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2021
Maps.me plans to bring decentralized finance for travel purchases to its users following the new funding round. Read More
News | Online
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