Startups

PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the startups in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more.

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News / Startups
Bookaway develops ground transport management tech to bring operators online
By Linda Fox | July 21, 2022
The company has built technology in-house for the APAC region and acquired a company to serve the... Read More
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News / Startups
Gordian Software raises $25M as revenue more than triples in six months
By Mitra Sorrells | July 19, 2022
Founded in 2017, Gordian Software provides an API that enables companies including Hopper and Trip.com... Read More
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From Our Partners / Startups
VIDEO: ConnexPay on increasing efficiency and profit in travel payments
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2022
On the heels of its fifth anniversary, ConnexPay is going after international expansion, starting in... Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Group Reservation System - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2022
By PhocusWire | July 18, 2022
Group Reservation System is a leisure group-focused SaaS platform connecting hotels and travel... Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Travel Ledger - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2022
By PhocusWire | July 15, 2022
Travel Ledger is a billing and settlement platform for easy payments between travel buyers and... Read More
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News / Startups
KKday gets $95M infusion to expand its footprint in Asia
By Kathryn Walson | July 14, 2022
Taiwanese experiences platform KKday plans to "double down" on current initiatives including... Read More
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News / Startups
VIDEO: Mobee Travel helps people with disabilities travel around the world
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2022
Executives from Mobee Travel explain the comprehensive services the startup provides for people with... Read More
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News / Startups
Swvl acquires shared mobility platform Urbvan
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2022
The acquisition of Mexico-based Urbvan is Swvl’s sixth this year.... Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: TrustedHousesitters - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2022
By PhocusWire | July 11, 2022
TrustedHousesitters is a subscription platform connecting people looking for pet care with pet... Read More
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News / Startups
TapTrip corporate booking tech startup acquired by TripStax
By Linda Fox | July 5, 2022
Taptrip launched in 2018 as a booking tool for SMBs but later pivoted to providing its technology... Read More
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From Our Partners
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July 11, 2022
4 critical T&E data points for high-growth companies to monitor
Monitoring some key data points can help travel and finance managers streamline their programs and... 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
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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