Startup Stage

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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Orbzii wants to make travel planning easier
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2023
App-based Orbzii brings together flights and hotels and employs artificial intelligence to enable consumers to filter options and put together a trip as well as discuss it and share it with... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: SkipQ is an app for airport retail and restaurant services
By Linda Fox | March 24, 2023
SkipQ describes itself as a travel retail marketplace that connects airport retailers and passengers via its app.  Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Tern uses GPT technology for travel planning
By Mitra Sorrells | March 6, 2023
Tern is an artificial intelligence-powered travel planning system that provides personalized recommendations in minutes. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Travel platform Mapathink targets Southeast Asia
By Kathryn Walson | February 27, 2023
By disrupting the travel ancillary services market, Mapathink says it is looking at a huge addressable market. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Trzmo aims to be a super app for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | February 13, 2023
Trzmo provides global roaming, flight updates, duty-free shopping, ground transportation booking, dining recommendations, loyalty card management, the ability to save photos and videos and more all in... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Herdify enables hyper-targeted marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | February 9, 2023
The company was founded in 2021 by a former Microsoft strategist, and the executive team includes former Red Carnation Hotels chief marketing officer Victoria Murden. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Connect-EZ provides in-app calling for travelers
By Kathryn Walson | January 27, 2023
Founded in 2020, the London-based company aims to make it easier for travelers to communicate with airlines while on the go, including for booking inquiries and customer service issues. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: SquadTrip’s all-in-one platform streamlines trip planning
By Kathryn Walson | January 25, 2023
SquadTrip provides an SaaS trip booking and marketing platform for group travel organizers and trip-bookers alike. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: helps rentals filter out bad behaving guests
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2023
The company uses AI to collect and analyze a mix of static and dynamic trust attributes related to a guest and then delivers the result to the partner systems in real time, in the form of a... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Out of Office gives travel tips from friends and influencers
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2023
The Out of Office platform aggregates destinations, hotels, restaurants and more based on the user's preferences and who they follow.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Away Together aims to elevate guest experience
By Kathryn Walson | January 9, 2023
The Away Together platform allows for accommodations to communicate with their guests as well as for guests to communicate with one another. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: BookSmart24 helps travelers book sustainable trips
By Kathryn Walson | January 4, 2023
The BookSmart24 app equips travelers with the information they need to select the most eco-friendly itinerary. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Tripesa helps travel businesses in Africa go online
By Kathryn Walson | December 19, 2022
Tripesa is a customized no-code platform that enables people with limited technological skills to take their tourism businesses online. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Dondoo helps travelers navigate sensitive cultural interactions
By Kathryn Walson | December 8, 2022
Dondoo is a a web platform aimed at preventing awkward moments for travelers and promoting local traditions.  Read More
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Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: LIFE wants to turn hotel reservations into NFTs
By Jill Menze | November 22, 2022
LIFE is an online booking platform offering hotel reservations and experiences that will be digitized and converted into tradable, collectible NFTs. Read More