Startup Stage


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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: The Host Co. adds hotel-style amenities to rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | November 15, 2021
Founded in September 2020, the Host Co. enables hosts to create an online store to sell anything in their property, from snacks to phone chargers to artwork. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: RemoteDream helps travelers find and book work-friendly hotels and hostels
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STARTUP STAGE: RemoteDream helps travelers find and book work-friendly hotels and hostels
By Jill Menze | November 10, 2021
Founded in 2021, the startup caters to remote workers, travelers on workations and digital nomads. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Elude helps travelers find and book trips based on budget
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STARTUP STAGE: Elude helps travelers find and book trips based on budget
By Jill Menze | October 26, 2021
Elude takes a budget-first approach to booking travel, surfacing customizable trip packages to users that fit within their desired price range. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Ultimate Travel Club offers subscriptions for discounts
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2021
For a monthly fee, travelers get access to lower prices for hotels, holiday rentals, flights, car hire, cruises and other leisure options such as theme parks, cinema and restaurants. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Vintory helps vacation rental managers grow their inventory
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STARTUP STAGE: Vintory helps vacation rental managers grow their inventory
By Jill Menze | October 12, 2021
Vintory claims it is the first and only company to focus exclusively on helping vacation rental managers grow their inventory. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Your Rocket Fuel helps hotel sales teams generate corporate revenue
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STARTUP STAGE: Your Rocket Fuel helps hotel sales teams generate corporate revenue
By Jill Menze | September 15, 2021
Launched in September 2020, Your Rocket Fuel combines data from public and private sources to predict company hotel and relocation demand. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Aeropaye uses blockchain to automate airline refunds
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2021
 Aeropaye automates the processing of refunds for delayed or cancelled flights, using distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and NDC.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Una is an AI-powered digital travel agent
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2021
XOKind is building AI agents that help people plan and make decisions more easily starting with its travel product, Una. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Motourismo helps motorcyclists book trips worldwide
By Linda Fox | August 25, 2021
Motourismo is a search and booking platform for motorcycle trips and helps riders ship their motorcycles where required. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: StayTick is a membership-based hotel booking platform
By Mitra Sorrells | August 23, 2021
For an annual membership fee of €25, StayTick says its members save up to 25% on bookings at more than 500,000 hotels worldwide. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: NextRetreat streamlines organizing team travel
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STARTUP STAGE: NextRetreat streamlines organizing team travel
By Jill Menze | August 16, 2021
NextRetreat uses proprietary technology to streamline the process of organizing team travel. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Buoy helps vacation rentals maximize revenue through data
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STARTUP STAGE: Buoy helps vacation rentals maximize revenue through data
By Linda Fox | August 10, 2021
Buoy uses an in-house developed buoyancy point algorithm and dashboard enabling vacation rental owners and managers to make data-informed decisions on pricing. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: ModiHost is a hotel management system using AI and blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2021
ModiHost is a hotel management system that uses artificial intelligence to personalize the guest experience and blockchain and smart contracts to build in transparency and efficiency.   Read More
Startup Stage: Travlled opens up guest data services for hotels
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Startup Stage: Travlled opens up guest data services for hotels
By Jill Menze | June 30, 2021
Travlled solves the guest data issue, by enabling customers to create and share their unique preference profile with hotels.  Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Luxury Travel Hackers makes dream trips for millennials on social media
By Linda Fox | June 28, 2021
Founded by former film and television producer Gary Kohn, Luxury Travel Hackers wants to provide a one-click booking experience to users. The startup has landed early-stage funding led by a former CEO... Read More