Startup Stage


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Interview / Startups
Startup Stage: RoadRunAir offers VIP tours aboard its planes
By Jill Menze | May 23, 2022
Founded in April 2021, RoadRunAir offers travelers affordable, all-inclusive VIP tours aboard its own planes. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Raus wants to be the digital platform for off-grid stays
By Linda Fox | April 28, 2022
The startup, which wants to expand beyond Germany, has received total funding of €3.2 million with the founders of TIER and HomeToGo among investors. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: StayFi enables Wi-Fi marketing for short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2022
StayFi wants to help short-term rental companies reduce their dependence on OTAs by capturing guest data that can be used for direct communications.   Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Rumby has a tech solution for hotel guest laundry
By Jill Menze | March 28, 2022
Rumby is an e-commerce platform that moves laundry online, offering pickup and delivery services through partners including DoorDash and Uber. Read More
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Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: Folio creates custom digital guides for rental properties
By Mitra Sorrells | March 21, 2022
Folio offers a self-service tool so property managers and short-term rental hosts can create interactive apps for their properties, with details about a property and its amenities, recommendations and... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Airheart uses data to help travelers form plans
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2022
The social travel platform which helps users collaborate on and share travel plans, using data to help them see restrictions and get a glimpse of what a destination might be like. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: HeyCray is a social-selling video app for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | March 8, 2022
Founded in June 2021, HeyCray pays a commission to video creators when a booking is made through their content. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Ardor Travels is travel and expense management for SMEs
By Mitra Sorrells | March 1, 2022
 The platform is intended for small- to mid-size businesses and offers a unified system for business travel and expense management. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Lightly helps travel brands accommodate families
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2022
Created by a mother who experienced frustration when traveling with her baby, Lightly provides essential products such as diapers, crib sheets and swaddle blankets for hotels and other travel companies. Read More
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Interview / Online
Startup Stage: Places Dot adds AI to content problems in experiences
By Jill Menze | February 7, 2022
Places Dot provides well-crafted answers to all content related problems: what, how, why, where. From generation (content) to justification (insights) to deployment (platforms). Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Travogram lets travelers book, share and monetize trips
By Mitra Sorrells | February 4, 2022
Travogram provides itineraries and tips from travelers that are linked with booking options. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: HostGPO creates a buying community for rental hosts
By Mitra Sorrells | January 31, 2022
Founded in 2020, HostGPO provides discounts on furniture, décor and other supplies to short-term rental hosts that become members of its community. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Staypia uses AI to give travelers maximum discount on hotels
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2022
Staypia searches for the lowest price for 3.16 million hotels and beats that by as much as 30% more in discount. Read More
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Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: StressFreeCarRental wants to take the hassle out of rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | January 11, 2022
StressFreeCarRental provides rental options based on more than price, including details on insurance excess, fees and deposit options. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Katanox aims to simplify hotel distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | January 10, 2022
Katanox is focused on opening hospitality distribution to enable hotels to capture more direct bookings through multiple channels and to provide more choice for travelers. Read More