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.


VIDEO: Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 4, 2018
What's the future of luxury travel? It's what we all want: convenience, transparency, value, service... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 3, 2018
This enterprise B2B platform is helping global travel brands deliver hyper-relevant search results... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The smartest way to connect vacation rentals to everything - channels, guests, payments and their own... Read More
Interview | Startups
lufthansa-yilu-b2b-platform
Lufthansa releases B2B travel platform Yilu from stealth mode
By Linda Fox | November 29, 2018
Lufthansa Group has launched Yilu, a B2B startup that grew out of its innovation hub.... Read More
News | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: Pebblar helps travelers create itineraries with DIY collaborative tool
STARTUP STAGE: Pebblar helps travelers create itineraries with DIY collaborative tool
By Jill Menze | November 29, 2018
Pebblar offers travelers a visual workspace to map and create itineraries. Think the functions of... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 29, 2018
Teckst empowers travel brands to text with their customers in real time using flexible CRM... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Indoor navigation technology for the traveler. Indoor workforce and asset-tracking technology to boost... Read More
Interview | Startups
Startup Stage Bacarai
STARTUP STAGE: Bacarai wants to automate online sales of group air travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 27, 2018
Bacarai is creating a marketplace to bring group airfare online and add efficiencies – and upsell... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
By Kevin May | November 21, 2018
With a string of investments under its wing, JetBlue Technology Ventures has become a pioneer in the... Read More
News | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Domio is targeting group travel with tech-forward apartment-hotels
STARTUP STAGE: Domio is targeting group travel with tech-forward apartment-hotels
By Jill Menze | November 19, 2018
Domio targets group travelers with spacious, tech-forward homes in urban markets. In addition to its... 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