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STARTUP STAGE: SmartNomad wants to make trip planning a one-click experience
By Linda Fox | December 29, 2020
The New York-based company initially wants to offer the service to online travel agencies and travel management companies. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Port provides remote guides for events and tours
By Mitra Sorrells | December 24, 2020
Port enables users to visit destinations or attend business events or trade shows through live video calls with remote guides. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: WKND curates local weekend adventure packages
By Mitra Sorrells | December 15, 2020
 WKND is targeting millennials with what it calls a retreats-as-a-service platform that provides personalized adventure packages within a three-hour drive.   Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: JetCamp wants a slice of the European camping market
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2020
JetCamp has just received early-stage funding from Falkensteiner Ventures to help it accelerate growth in Europe. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: FareUpThere rewards travelers for airline reviews
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2020
The U.S. company collects flight reviews and enables travelers to earn points for giving their feedback. The startup also provides data to airlines on the passenger experience. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Colibra pays for flight delays and cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | November 18, 2020
Colibra processes claims under Europe's flight compensation rule, which covers all flights within and originating from Europe. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give back
STARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give back
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2020
The startup, set to launch later this month, will use 10% of all profits to provide living essentials and affordable housing for disadvantaged communities in high tourism areas. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Float provides price comparison, booking of local mobility options
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
The platform launched in beta in Singapore at the start of the year and is now launching in the United States beginning in San Francisco. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Trip Affiliates Network provides tech solutions for travel agents, wholesalers and hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2020
Trip Affiliates Network’s solutions include integrated booking systems for flights, hotels, activities and transfers, plus dynamic packages and digital payment solutions. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Trees4Travel offers a simple solution to address climate change
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2020
The company wants to offer a simple, easy to use solution to alleviate climate change by getting travelers to invest the price of a coffee in planting trees. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Virdee provides contactless access solutions for hotels and rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | October 27, 2020
Founded in April 2020, Virdee’s tech-enabled, touchless systems integrate with existing hardware and software such as door locks, payment platforms and property management systems. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: aiTravelers wants to remove the search pain from travel
By Linda Fox | October 26, 2020
The company is a subscription-based online travel platform that uses artificial intelligence to match users with the best travel options. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Revyoos is the first aggregator for short-term rental reviews
STARTUP STAGE: Revyoos is the first aggregator for short-term rental reviews
By Jill Menze | October 8, 2020
Revyoos automates review collection from multiple channels and platforms including Airbnb, Booking, Vrbo, Tripadvisor and direct bookings. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: BOUNTE helps hotels manage the lost-and-found process
STARTUP STAGE: BOUNTE helps hotels manage the lost-and-found process
By Jill Menze | October 5, 2020
BOUNTE is a cloud-based smartphone app that uses geolocation and AI image recognition to record, log and track lost items. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Sightseek aims to create the gig economy for travel advisors
STARTUP STAGE: Sightseek aims to create the gig economy for travel advisors
By Jill Menze | September 28, 2020
Users create a story of their latest trip with a single tap, then browse a TikTok-style feed or explore a map to find trip inspiration and guidance from experts. Read More
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