STARTUP STAGE: DeepBlu aims to be the Airbnb of diving
STARTUP STAGE: DeepBlu aims to be the Airbnb of diving
By Kevin May | May 22, 2018
The company is not just another activity content site, but has a marketplace and other tools to give dive schools, shops and kit suppliers a way to reach customers. Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: VacationRenter aims to solve the industry's inventory fragmentation
By Mitra Sorrells | May 14, 2018
Two ex-Googlers created the vacation rental search engine that consolidates listings from sites such as Booking.com, VRBO, HomeAway and more.  Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Tripcents brings idea-save-pay process to trip planning
STARTUP STAGE: Tripcents brings idea-save-pay process to trip planning
By Kevin May | May 11, 2018
Founded in mid-2017, Tripcents has a different take on the trip planning model by tapping into one of the most important parts of traveling: paying for the trip. Read More
Interview | Startups
QOTW: Something about customer discovery at travel startups
QOTW: Something about customer discovery at travel startups
By PhocusWire | May 4, 2018
Quote from Richard Holden of Google. Read More
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Startup Stage Chozun
STARTUP STAGE: Chozun offers blockchain system for experiences and loyalty
By Mitra Sorrells | May 3, 2018
Australian entrepreneurs Teresa Truda and Zia Word pivoted the focus of their app to Chinese outbound millennial travelers after they were accepted into Chinaccelerator, a Shanghai-based startup... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Stay22 targets event accommodation
STARTUP STAGE: Stay22 targets event accommodation
By Kevin May | April 30, 2018
The event services platform has $750,000 in its back pocket after a recent funding round, helping with its mission to help organizers provide accommodation to attendees. Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Tripfuser takes on planning and tours
STARTUP STAGE: Tripfuser takes on planning and tours
By Kevin May | April 24, 2018
The company is live in seven countries, has 38 employees and includes a number of core elements including a marketplace, chat tools and a trip building platform. Read More
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Six trends for travel startups to consider
Six trends for travel startups to consider
By Kevin May | April 16, 2018
Fifteen startups have joined the popular Welcome City Lab, part of the Paris & Co network of services to support new businesses in France. Read More
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PhocusWire launches Startup Stage for new travel businesses
By Kevin May | March 23, 2018
We are going to celebrate entering our sixth month at PhocusWire with the launch of Startup Stage. Read More
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