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PhocusWire Pulse: Startups In The Spotlight
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PhocusWire Pulse: Startups In The Spotlight
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
For our eighth event this year, we focus on the trends and issues, challenges and opportunities for... Read More
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News / Startups
Tier rides away with $200M in funding
By Linda Fox | October 25, 2021
Tier plans to use its latest funding for acquisitions and strategic investments.... Read More
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News / Startups
Wander bags $7M for home rental platform
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The investment is led by Redpoint Ventures and will go towards developing the platform and expanding... Read More
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Interview / Startups
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... Read More
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News / Startups
Rezdy lands $5.6M investment, plans North America expansion
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2021
Rezdy is planning product and engineering development with its latest funding, over three years on... Read More
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News / Startups
Startup accommodation platform CuddlyNest raises $3.5M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 14, 2021
Founded in 2017, CuddlyNest says it will use the funding to grow its team and add new product... Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Vintory helps vacation rental managers grow their inventory
Interview / Startups
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... Read More
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News / Startups
Airalo raises $5.4M for digital SIM marketplace
By Mitra Sorrells | October 11, 2021
Airalo plans to increase its global coverage and in-app services, add to its teams and further develop... Read More
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News / Startups
Car rental delivery platform Kyte raises $30M for expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | October 8, 2021
Kyte will use the funding to expand across the United States and internationally and to continue... Read More
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March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More