Travel Planning

Cost, convenience increasing as considerations for air travel, ahead of health and hygiene
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2021
A report from Expedia Group Media Solutions points to a shift in Q1 2021 in topics searched for when booking air travel. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: What's next for travel influencers?
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, Travel Mindset’s Jade Broadus discussed how influencers fit into travel marketing strategies as travel resumes. Read More
News | Online
Signs point north for travel startup funding in 2021
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2021
Travel startups have attracted multiple smaller investments in 2021, as well as one or two sizable ones, demonstrating interest has not faded away in supporting new businesses. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: How to acquire customers through paid social media campaigns
By PhocusWire | May 11, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Makoto Rheault-Kihara, Hopper's head of acquisition, about the valuable user insight it gleans from its paid social campaigns Read More
News | Online
Indonesian super app GoJek adds $300M investment
By Linda Fox | May 10, 2021
GoJek and Telkomsel are furthering their collaboration to boost digital services for Indonesia's consumers and travelers. Read More
News | Startups
Tripadvisor reports rising demand in Q1, progress on Plus subscription product
By Mitra Sorrells | May 6, 2021
Tripadvisor says the Plus subscription product will roll out fully in the U.S. in the next few months, and it's developing more partnerships to provide offers to subscribers.   Read More
News | Online
Fly Now Pay Later adds £10M to Series A
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2021
The London-based alternative payments company plans to launch in the U.S. Read More
News | Startups
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
The deal follows TripActions’ recent $155 million funding round in January, which signals a sign of confidence from investors in corporate travel startups helping fuel recovery. Read More
News | Online
Hotel professionals eye a 2023 recovery timeline, but too late for some
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
The pandemic has hit the hotel segment hard, with 15% preparing to hand the keys for their properties back to lenders. Read More
News | Distribution
Sherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platform
Sherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platform
By Jill Menze | April 30, 2021
In the past year, Sherpa says the number of airlines and other travel companies using Sherpa’s products has tripled. Read More
News | Technology
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
By Gilad Barash - Dstillery | April 30, 2021
It's likely that the travel audiences from a year ago no longer apply so travel marketers need to find the signals consumers are putting out. Read More
Opinion | Online
TravelPerk bags $160M round as investors back business travel recovery
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2021
TravelPerk says product innovation and further acquisitions are part of the roadmap. Read More
News | Startups
Snap boosts 3D mapping capabilities via acquisition of Pixel8earth
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2021 describes itself as a perpetually updating map that fuses terrestrial and aerial data, with the company enabling users to browse 3D content as well as create an account and build their own... Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 62 - Joah Spearman of Localeur
How I Got Here, episode 62 - Joah Spearman of Localeur
By PhocusWire | April 29, 2021
A common thread in Joah Searman's origin story and that of experience recommendation platform Localeur is one of countering adversity, as he explains to David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Online
Booking windows, trip duration up as consumers return to travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2021
Skyscanner has identified several trends it says are defining consumer behavior as it relates to travel planning and purchasing. Read More
News | Online
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