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.


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STARTUP STAGE: Davinci TS wants to bring group hotel bookings into the 21st century
By Linda Fox | December 19, 2018
Davinci TS is a platform for the booking and management of group bookings in hotels. It aims to... Read More
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VIDEO: TripElephant - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: TripElephant - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 17, 2018
TripElephant is a digital search marketing optimization tool. It creates, manages and optimizes search... Read More
Interview | Startups
Travel startup investments 2018 - a year in review
Travel startup investments 2018 - a year in review
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
Despite the powerful presence of established players, many of which have seemingly cornered various... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
The dynamic pricing platform that uses AI and machine learning to maximize profitability in an... Read More
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VIDEO: Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 13, 2018
Airside's new privacy-by-design, consumer-centric ID platform offers a faster path to deploying... Read More
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VIDEO: Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
The vacation rental industry is drawing off new tech such as this advanced automation platform,... Read More
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WhyHotel 10 million series A
Pop-up hotel concept WhyHotel raises $10M, plans U.S. expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2018
A startup that manages units in new luxury apartment buildings as temporary hotels has raised $10... Read More
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VIDEO: Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Vivere.travel transforms your vacation vision into reality. A personalized, interest-based, visual... Read More
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Tourlane 24 million series b
Tourlane raises $24M for agent-led trip tool, plans to nearly double staff
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2018
Berlin-based Tourlane, which offers online booking of custom itineraries planned by travel... Read More
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VIDEO: Sleepbox - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Sleepbox - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 7, 2018
Sleepbox is a technology-driven micro-hotel providing frictionless, autonomous, affordable, private... Read More
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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