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VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 25, 2020
Billed as the Netflix of travel, BeRightBack is the world's first travel subscription service that... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Jason Calacanis on travel, pandemics and investing
VIDEO: Jason Calacanis on travel, pandemics and investing
By Kevin May | November 24, 2020
Outspoken, controversial, driven and, ultimately, extremely successful - Jason Calacanis has been a... Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2020
The travel and hospitality communications platform for the post-pandemic era.... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2020
Air Doctor is a digital platform that provides a global medical network of physicians and makes it... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Colibra pays for flight delays and cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | November 18, 2020
Colibra processes claims under Europe's flight compensation rule, which covers all flights within and... Read More
Interview | Startups
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
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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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