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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VIDEO: How investors decipher the fast-paced online travel landscape in Asia
By Linda Fox | June 5, 2019
The “Through the Lens of Investors” session at the Phocuswright Europe 2019 Conference threw a... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Klazz - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Klazz - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 5, 2019
Language travel is reinvented by applying algorithmic solutions to match students with freelance... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Travel Ledger - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Travel Ledger - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 4, 2019
Welcome to a new era of low-cost billing and payment in travel thanks to distributed ledger... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Cruisewatch - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Cruisewatch - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 31, 2019
Cruisewatch is transforming the way people find and book cruises through 360-degree online cruise... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Guide121 wants to bring a "playlist" mentality to travel
By Mitra Sorrells | May 30, 2019
Guide121 provides users what it calls a “playlist,” which is a suggested sequence of destinations,... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: NannyBag - Battleground pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: NannyBag - Battleground pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 30, 2019
Changing the way people travel with a luggage solution for every destination. ... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Mindsay adds $10M in Series A funding to expand chatbot service
By Linda Fox | May 29, 2019
Paris-based chatbot startup also took on a brand name after starting out as Destygo.... Read More
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VIDEO: GuruWalk - Battleground pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: GuruWalk - Battleground pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 28, 2019
The revolution of "pay-what-you-want" walking tours - find out why travelers love this concept so... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Ctrip sees huge potential in customized travel for growing affluent segment
By Linda Fox | May 24, 2019
Research from Ctrip and COTRI reveals the potential in the growing high-net income traveler segment.... Read More
News | Online
STARTUP STAGE: CultureMee helps business travelers avoid costly culture mistakes
STARTUP STAGE: CultureMee helps business travelers avoid costly culture mistakes
By Linda Fox | May 23, 2019
CultureMee provides engaging content including videos and culture models to business travelers to help... Read More
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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