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


VIDEO: Vouch - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Vouch - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2020
Vouch builds digital concierges to help hotels enable guests to access information and services... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give back
STARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give back
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2020
The startup, set to launch later this month, will use 10% of all profits to provide living essentials... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Is Asia the example for travel technology's recovery?
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2020
Predictions for travel and mobility tech recovery in Asia from Lufthansa Innovation Hub, including a... Read More
News | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Float provides price comparison, booking of local mobility options
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
The platform launched in beta in Singapore at the start of the year and is now launching in the United... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Air Doctor
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Air Doctor
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Air Doctor is a digital platform that provides a global medical network of physicians and makes it... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Anyplace
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Anyplace
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Anyplace is a marketplace that provides turnkey furnished housing rentals all over the world, with no... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Beachy
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Beachy is software that combines mapping technology and a reservation and payment system so hotel... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: BeRightBack
Hot 25 Startups 2021: BeRightBack
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
The BeRightBack system creates itineraries for subscribers based on their preferences such as type of... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Buser
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Buser
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Buser’s intercity bus charter marketplace enables travelers to meet other people interested on the... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: CheKin
Hot 25 Startups 2021: CheKin
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
CheKin helps vacation rentals managers simplify and automate the processing of rental contracts.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
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
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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