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Could addiction to debt come back to haunt some online travel companies?
By Steven Lerner | March 25, 2020
If revenue drops due to COVID-19, past debt will make it more challenging for online travel companies to survive economic obstacles. Read More
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Calm before the coronavirus storm - recap of latest online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | March 23, 2020
We've updated PhocusWire's visual history of online travel company revenues to include the most recent quarter. Read More
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Lyft achieves first billion-dollar revenue quarter, keeps 2021 profitability target date in place
Lyft achieves first billion-dollar revenue quarter, keeps 2021 profitability target date in place
By Steven Lerner | February 12, 2020
 As Lyft tries to recover from its first less-than-stellar year in the public markets, the ride-sharing company showed significant improvement in its fiscal year 2019 result.   Read More
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Uber vows profitability by the end of 2020 as revenue grows, losses mount
Uber vows profitability by the end of 2020 as revenue grows, losses mount
By Steven Lerner | February 6, 2020
Uber completed its first full year in the public markets with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $2.7 billion in 2019. Read More
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Google, Barry Diller, annual marketing spend - what to watch in upcoming online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
Here are six important questions regarding the upcoming earnings for online travel companies.   Read More
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Travel startup investments 2019 - a year in review
By Steven Lerner | December 11, 2019
Investors were pouring money into travel startups in 2019. Here's where that money went.   Read More
News | Startups
Uber Q3 2019 earnings
Uber narrows losses in Q3, pledges profitability by 2021 and "magical company" aim
By Steven Lerner | November 5, 2019
The San Francisco-based rideshare company saw its revenue increase 30% year-over-year to $3.8 billion. Read More
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The search for genuine "disruption" in the travel industry
The search for genuine "disruption" in the travel industry
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | October 24, 2019
Now traditional business models have been turned on their heads by the likes of Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and Google there is a tendency for many brands to believe they need to roll up their sleeves and face... Read More
Opinion | Startups
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Uber and Lyft are dominating business travel expense claims
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The suppliers that top business travel expense claims include Uber, Starbucks and Lyft according to Certify. Read More
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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider concerns about cryptocurrencies, but, for travel, there are a few interesting elements about Libra. Read More
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Mary Meeker's annual report: Growing giants, next-gen data and super apps
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2019
Many in the digital and wider industrial world await Mary Meeker’s annual trends report with anticipation for what can be expected for their sector. We look at the travel-related elements. Read More
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Uber gets $1B investment boost for autonomous vehicle unit
Uber gets $1B investment boost for autonomous vehicle unit
By Kevin May | April 22, 2019
Three organizations are behind the move to back Uber's Advanced Technologies Group: car manufacturing giant Toyota, SoftBank Vision Fund and the Denso Corporation. Read More
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Why a women-only ride-share app opted for crowdfunding (after kickback from male VCs)
Why a women-only ride-share app opted for crowdfunding (after kickback from male VCs)
By Jill Menze | March 29, 2019
Dismissed by male venture capitalists, Australian company Shebah has nearly hit its funding goal of $3 million through crowdfunding. Read More
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Uber eyes Middle East with $3.1B acquisition of Careem
Uber eyes Middle East with $3.1B acquisition of Careem
By Kevin May | March 26, 2019
The purchase price will be split between $1.4 billion in cash and $1.7 billion in convertible notes, Uber said when confirming the acquisition this week. Read More
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The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
By Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine, Bus Worldwide, & Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine & Bus Worldwide | March 19, 2019
There's good disruption and bad, and plenty of corporate travel buyers will argue whether the disruption in ground transportation by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft has been good or... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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