Travel Booking

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News / Online
Le Collectionist scores €60M for luxury rentals expansion
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2022
Highland Europe led the investment in the Paris, France-based business with a number of business angels and private investors also involved. Read More
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News / Startups
AltoVita lands $9.5M in funding for corporate accommodation platform
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2022
The round, which is led by Novum Capital Partners and Fifth Wall, will go towards further expansion with a goal of delivering 2.5 million properties by the end of 2023. Read More
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News / Online
Snapchat, Meta share how to use social media to engage travelers
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2022
During a panel at The Phocuswright Conference, participants discuss why AR and influencers are key for travel brands’ social media strategies. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Four ways virtual cards help drive travel's digital transformation
By David Wood - Conferma Pay | December 1, 2022
Virtual cards are starting to be used in versatile new ways as the wider industry finds innovative solutions to improve the experience for the traveler on the ground. Read More
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News / Startups
ResortPass lands $26M to expand "daycation" access globally
By Kathryn Walson | November 30, 2022
The round was co-led by Declaration Partners and 14W, with participation from existing lead investor CRV and new investors including celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba.  Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb-friendly apartments launches to turn renters into hosts
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2022
Airbnb-friendly apartments are buildings that allow their residents to rent out a spare room or their whole apartment on the platform. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia's Kern on changing perceptions of its role in travel
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2022
Expedia Group's Peter Kern discusses the company's recent technology, loyalty and sustainability moves at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: @Hotel - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2022
 @Hotel is a hotel booking platform for Instagram from Tripscout. Read More
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News / Online
Hilton, Adobe challenge students to reimagine travel booking
By Mitra Sorrells | November 29, 2022
The winning team examined how consumers are making decisions digitally across devices and recommended how to increase online bookings and customer loyalty. Read More
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News / Technology
Mangopay acquires fraud protection specialist Nethone
By Linda Fox | November 29, 2022
Poland-based Nethone, a PhocusWire Hot 25 Startup for 2022, was founded in 2016 and raised $6.7 million in July 2021. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Video: Key trends driving success in hospitality
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2022
Amadeus Hospitality’s Michael Yeomans explains how the company is investing in technology to support hoteliers of all types for the long term.   Read More
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News / Startups
Lilium bags $119M in post-IPO raise
By Linda Fox | November 28, 2022
The Germany-based electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft developer will use the capital to fund operations and continued development of the Lilium Jet. Read More
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News / Online
Kayak's Hafner on the good and bad in startups, tech and more
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2022
Kayak's Steve Hafner discusses startups, funding highs and lows and economic ups and downs at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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News / Online
Raus lands €3M for nature-based stays platform
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2022
Investors including Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Speedinvest and NFQ Capital contributed to the funding, which was led by 10X Founders. Read More
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News / Startups
Ukio scores €27M for European rentals expansion
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2022
The investment in the Spain-based business was led by Felix Capital, with Kreos Capital, Heartcore and Breega also contributing. Read More