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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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Minoan helps accommodations rethink the product experience for guests
By Jill Menze | July 5, 2022
Minoan partners with boutique hotels and upscale rental properties to transform their guests’ stays... Read More
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News / Startups
777 Partners eyes tech startups to "democratize" aviation
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | July 1, 2022
777 Partners’ Adam Weiss discusses the fund’s ambitions in aviation.... Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: It’s July – Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2022
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2022
 It’s July facilitates matches between families to meet and create experiences together while... Read More
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News / Startups
Where is the opportunity for travel startups?
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2022
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, investors explain what they’re looking for from startups right... Read More
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News / Startups
Journee lands £1.75M for mystery trip service
By Linda Fox | June 28, 2022
Founded in 2019, Journee matches travelers with "mystery" trips by collecting their preferences around... Read More
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From Our Partners / Startups
VIDEO: Travel booking through content creators
By PhocusWire | June 27, 2022
Wndr founder and CEO Mickey Haslavsky shares how the platform is the "digital evolution of a tour... Read More
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News / Startups
Zipp Mobility secures €6.1M for e-scooter and e-bike expansion
By Kathryn Walson | June 24, 2022
Established in 2019, Zipp Mobility has e-scooter and e-bike operations in nine cities in the U.K.,... Read More
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Interview / Startups
Startup Stage: Stay Open turns empty buildings into pod hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | June 23, 2022
Stay Open creates pod hotels in vacant or underutilized office and retail space, while contributing... Read More
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News / Startups
EasyGuide lands £1M for TV advertising push
By Linda Fox | June 21, 2022
EasyGuide is a standalone entity offering tours and activities under the “easy” family of... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: TripStax brings its data core to corporate travel
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2022
TripStax is targeting small- to medium-size TMCs with its technology platform, which offers booking,... Read More
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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