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: Bookaway wants to bring ground transportation online in developing countries
By Linda Fox | December 24, 2018
Bookaway offers ground transportation options for travelers in developing countries where content is... Read More
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VIDEO: uBingo Technology - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: uBingo Technology - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 24, 2018
This smart device and system activates hotel customers' in-house consumption ability and improves... Read More
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VIDEO: SafeTravelRx - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: SafeTravelRx - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 20, 2018
Connecting travelers to on-demand assistance, transmitting location and medical information to... Read More
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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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TripElephant - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
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
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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
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
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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Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
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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Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
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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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