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.


Zeelo accelerates development of on-demand coach service with £4.25M funding
Zeelo accelerates development of on-demand coach service with £4.25M funding
By Linda Fox | February 1, 2019
On-demand coach platform Zeelo drives off with funding of £4.25 million from ETF Partners.... Read More
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OYO sees rapid growth Indonesia, commits $50M to expansion in the Philippines
By Linda Fox | January 31, 2019
OYO continues its rapid expansion with a ramp up in Indonesia and launch in the Philippines.... Read More
News | Distribution
Startup Stage Strabe
STARTUP STAGE: Strabe wants to streamline business travel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2019
Founded in 2017, Strabe is intended to help corporate agents streamline the booking and travel process... Read More
Interview | Startups
Every innovator pitch from The Phocuswright Conference 2018 - all in one place
Every innovator pitch from The Phocuswright Conference 2018 - all in one place
By PhocusWire | January 25, 2019
Every pitch was recorded on video and almost every innovator later joined PhocusWire in our studio for... Read More
News | Startups
New model hotel op-ed Gulati
When it comes to guest personalization, price is only one piece of the puzzle
By Valerie Castillo - TrustYou  | January 23, 2019
A new hotel brand, Life House, is currently testing an algorithmic pricing system based on customer... Read More
News | Startups
Startup Stage SBC Travel
STARTUP STAGE: SBC Travel launches crypto-friendly hotel booking platform
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2019
SBC Travel is a new online travel agency that accepts cryptocurrency. It is launching with an... Read More
Interview | Startups
WEBINAR REPLAY! Giving innovators the tools required to create brilliant new travel apps
WEBINAR REPLAY! Giving innovators the tools required to create brilliant new travel apps
By PhocusWire | January 18, 2019
To create new travel experiences, innovators like startups and developers need to get connected to... Read More
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VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Big brands can fully realize their potential for packaged travel sales with this B2B travel operator.... Read More
Interview | Startups
Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
By Kevin May | January 16, 2019
INKEF Capital has backed the Netherlands-based company - an app that helps travelers track and share... Read More
News | Startups
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
By Kevin May | January 15, 2019
A five-year examination of the sector reveals a wide array of incubators, investors and communities... Read More
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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
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
February 28, 2019
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
Hoteliers who want to gain and hold a competitive edge in today’s fragmented marketplace need to... Read More