Startups


Today, early-stage companies receive more support from investors and the industry than ever before.

Yet while the barriers to entry have never been lower, it takes a lot more than access to capital, a unique idea and the right connections to allow a new business to flourish.


STARTUP STAGE: GettinLocal offers mobile marketing for businesses targeting tourists
STARTUP STAGE: GettinLocal offers mobile marketing for businesses targeting tourists
By Mitra Sorrells | August 3, 2020
GettinLocal is an app to help consumers discover places to stay and eat and things to do in a specific... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Spotta nets $1.2M to bring its hotel pest control tech to new markets
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2020
Spotta has raised a seed round to put towards expansion and the launch of new services.... Read More
News | Startups
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New innovation hub created to spur growth in travel and tourism startups in Dubai
By Mitra Sorrells | July 23, 2020
The innovation hub is a joint effort of Emirates Group, Dubai Tourism, Accenture and Microsoft.... Read More
News | Startups
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Beekeeper adds $10M to its Series B to fuel growth and product development
By Linda Fox | July 15, 2020
The extra investment brings the total for the round to $60 million, following the original injection... Read More
News | Startups
TAKE A SURVEY: Impact of COVID-19 on travel startups
TAKE A SURVEY: Impact of COVID-19 on travel startups
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2020
Phocuswright is conducting a survey of travel startups to understand the impact of the COVID-19 on... Read More
News | Startups
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Koala adds €1.6M in seed funding to boost expansion and develop new products
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2020
Travel insurance specialist Koala is bringing its first airlines and travel agencies on board... Read More
News | Startups
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Questo adds €300,000 in funding to expand self-guided tours
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2020
Romania-based Questo wants to offer tours in 100 cities by the end of 2020.... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
The next guests on the New Reality With... series are Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford,... Read More
News | Startups
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How one startup used the downtime to improve life for travel buyers and suppliers
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2020
The team at vintage car tour company Nowaday has spent the downtime created by COVID-19 to build an... Read More
News | Startups
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Sounding Off: Risky startup investments now have a new risk attached
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2020
Startups have to contend with surviving the crisis, but they must also climb a hill in terms of the... Read More
Interview | Startups
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
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
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