Travel Booking

microsoft-oyo-partnership
News / Technology
Microsoft, OYO partner to develop travel products and tech
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2021
Along with announcing that the companies will work together to create "next-gen travel and hospitality products and technologies," Microsoft acknowledges a recent equity investment in OYO.   Read More
Travel + Leisure debuts travel subscription service
News / Online
Travel + Leisure debuts travel subscription service
By Jill Menze | September 8, 2021
Called Travel + Leisure Club, the subscription service offers members access to preferred pricing, concierge services, exclusive experiences and a magazine subscription for $9.95 per month. Read More
impala-direct-contracting
News / Distribution
Impala unveils tech in bid to shake up hotel contracting
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2021
Impala believes legacy systems are holding the hotel industry back and its technology can save time and costs. Read More
silverdoor-acquires-apartment-service
News / Distribution
SilverDoor parent acquires rival The Apartment Service
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2021
The acquisition is said to unite two of the largest serviced apartment agents in the world. Read More
flyr-acquires-faredirect-xcheck
News / Technology
Flyr boosts airline revenue tech, acquires Faredirect and xCheck
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2021
Flyr adds ancillary revenue capabilities and fare marketing technology to its existing revenue optimization tech. Read More
YouTravel.Me raises $1M to expand its group travel matchmaking platform
News / Online
YouTravel.Me raises $1M to expand its group travel matchmaking platform
By Jill Menze | September 2, 2021
YouTravel.Me uses a matchmaking algorithm to connect like-minded travelers for small group adventure trips organized by travel experts. Read More
yatra-ebix-legal-proceedings
News / Online
Yatra claims of merger sabotage by Ebix dismissed in court
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2021
Yatra terminated the merger agreement with Ebix in June 2020 and filed legal proceedings. Read More
edreams-q1-2022-results
News / Online
eDreams Odigeo claims bookings are exceeding pre-pandemic levels
By Linda Fox | September 1, 2021
The Spain-based company says bookings in July and August accelerated further compared to full-year 2019 figures. Read More
awaze-quality-cottages-acquisition
News / Online
Awaze grows its rural rental portfolio with additional acquisitions
By Mitra Sorrells | September 1, 2021
Awaze is buying Quality Cottages and sister brand Quality Unearthed, adding 671 units to its inventory in the United Kingdom. Read More
tmc-role-post-pandemic
Opinion / Distribution
Travel management company roles grow as business travelers venture out
By Gavin Smith - Element | August 31, 2021
Business travelers will be even more reliant on the expert knowledge of TMCs going forward. Read More
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
News / Online
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
By Jill Menze | August 31, 2021
According to new research, Gen Z travelers favor online travel agencies as well as travel brands that echo their values. Read More
Serviced Apartments Platform acquires Acomodeo
News / Online
Serviced Apartments Platform acquires Acomodeo
By Donna M. Airoldi - BTN | August 30, 2021
Switzerland-based Serviced Apartments Platform AG, which first invested in the German startup Acomodeo in 2020, has fully acquired the serviced-apartment provider. Read More
Q&A: Exploring the role of cryptocurrency in travel's recovery
News / Technology
Q&A: Exploring the role of cryptocurrency in travel's recovery
By Linda Fox | August 26, 2021
Some believe cryptocurrencies have many applications in travel and their use could potentially aid the industry's recovery as well as setting it up for a better future. Read More
startup-stage-una-main
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Una is an AI-powered digital travel agent
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2021
XOKind is building AI agents that help people plan and make decisions more easily starting with its travel product, Una. Read More
RoomPriceGenie conjures up $2.2M for international push
News / Startups
RoomPriceGenie conjures up $2.2M for international push
By Linda Fox | August 24, 2021
RoomPriceGenie claims it has tripled it revenues in the past 12 months. Read More