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.


Travelport suspends startup accelerator program
Travelport suspends startup accelerator program
By Kevin May | January 24, 2018
Travelport is ending its Accelerator program for travel startups, just short of three years since its... Read More
News | Startups
lokckchain booking disruption
Is this the start of blockchain-based disruption for travel?
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2018
LockChain - what may be the first blockchain-based marketplace for booking hotels and private... Read More
News | Distribution
Travel tech deals reach record $5.3BN annual level
Travel tech deals reach record $5.3BN annual level
By Kevin May | January 15, 2018
Five years of consecutive growth have been recorded for travel technology investment deals, with a... Read More
News | Startups
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
By Madhav Chanchani - Economic Times | January 15, 2018
When online grocer Bigbasket went to market in early 2017 to raise capital just a year after securing... Read More
Notated News | Startups
UK-based Snaptrip raises £2.1M, acquires Last Minute Cottages
UK-based Snaptrip raises £2.1M, acquires Last Minute Cottages
By Jill Menze | January 12, 2018
With a recent investment round tallying £2.1 million, Snaptrip has acquired Last Minute Cottages and... Read More
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CityStasher expansion funding
"Airbnb for luggage" expands in Europe following $1.1M funding
By Mitra Sorrells | January 11, 2018
London-based startup CityStasher, which describes itself as the “Airbnb for luggage,” has raised $1.1... Read More
News | Startups
Timescenery and Baarb push AI-driven results to fix travel search
Timescenery and Baarb push AI-driven results to fix travel search
By Mitra Sorrells | January 10, 2018
Timescenery, a travel planning site that combines data from suppliers with crowdsourced experiences... Read More
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Video: Three approaches to running a travel startup
Video: Three approaches to running a travel startup
By Kevin May | January 9, 2018
One has taken in around $450 million funding. Another hasn't brought in any outside capital... Read More
News | Startups
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Research Spotlight: Travel startups in Asia Pacific
By PhocusWire | January 3, 2018
Many believe the natural center of the travel startup world is starting to shift east, in the... Read More
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PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Oligarchs and Incubators
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Oligarchs and Incubators
By PhocusWire | December 22, 2017
With 2018 around the corner, Phocuswright and PhocusWire are presenting snapshots of the 12 trends we... Read More
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March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
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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
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