Startups

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

Hot 25 Startups 2019: VoyHoy
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2019: VoyHoy
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2018
Welcome to the Hot 25 Startups for 2019
News / Startups
Welcome to the Hot 25 Startups for 2019
By PhocusWire and Voyager HQ | November 12, 2018
Startups are the lifeblood of any industry. Technology, innovation and progress are made possible due... Read More
Here they are: Summit and Launch innovators at The Phocuswright Conference 2018
News / Startups
Here they are: Summit and Launch innovators at The Phocuswright Conference 2018
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2018
The Phocuswright Conference exists to gather company leaders on its Center Stage - but it also gives... Read More
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
News / Technology
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
By Linda Fox | November 9, 2018
Hotelmize, a startup that optimizes profit for bed banks, wholesalers and travel agents, has raised... Read More
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News / Startups
TripActions raises $154M to boost R&D, claims unicorn status
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
TripActions, a corporate travel management startup, has raised $154 million in Series C funding,... Read More
Startup Stage Alpacr
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Alpacr aims to create a social platform for avid travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | November 8, 2018
Founded in January 2017, Alpacr wants to serve as a digital diary for travelers, allowing them to... Read More
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News / Technology
TravelgateX snaps up REVVA to improve business intelligence tools
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2018
TravelgateX, a travel connectivity specialist, has acquired revenue management and business... Read More
STARTUP STAGE: BedLinker plots distribution for hotels and marketplace for travel agents
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: BedLinker plots distribution for hotels and marketplace for travel agents
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2018
Founded in December 2017, there are two parts to the startup: BedLinker, a B2B marketplace for travel... Read More
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News / Startups
Freebird looks to consumer channels following $8M investment
By Linda Fox | October 31, 2018
Freebird announces $8 million in series A funding.... Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Mapify's social travel platform lets users discover and plan trips
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Mapify's social travel platform lets users discover and plan trips
By Linda Fox | October 25, 2018
Founded about 18 months ago, Mapify is a mobile-first platform that aims to improve the trip planning... 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