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Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly  | January 17, 2019
Uber air taxis by 2023? As the realities were laid out at CES, it became clear: It's not easy. Read More
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Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
Uber up next in ride-hailing IPO frenzy
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Not to be undone by its ride-hailing rival, Uber has become the second brand in the space of a few days to declare its intention to list on the public financial markets. Read More
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Following its bike dream, Lyft plans to invest $100M in New York bikeshare scheme
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Lyft has complicated its acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate and plans to invest $100 million to expand in New York City. Read More
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VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
VIDEO: Old and new players on the changing face of corporate travel
By Jill Menze | November 27, 2018
What needs to change in the backbone of the corporate travel industry in order to improve the service level to the customer? Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Matt Curtis
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2018
As founder of Smart City Policy Group which he set up a year ago, Curtis works with governments and companies to formulate regulations for emerging technology and the sharing economy.  Read More
Interview | Technology
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
By PhocusWire | September 21, 2018
Ground transportation of the road variety in the travel industry was once dominated by car rental and highly regulated taxi services. Read More
Opinion | Technology
More evidence emerges that ride-hailing apps are mainstream
More evidence emerges that ride-hailing apps are mainstream
By Rob Gill | September 20, 2018
Business travellers are increasingly using ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, as well as local competitors, according to travel management company BCD Travel. Several key global markets a Read More
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Toyota invests $500M in Uber as part of deal to develop driverless cars
Toyota invests $500M in Uber as part of deal to develop driverless cars
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2018
Toyota and Uber will work together to develop self-driving cars, and the agreement comes with a $500 million investment in Uber by the Japanese automaker. Read More
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Startup bad boys somehow always make a return
Startup bad boys somehow always make a return
By Erin Griffith - Wired | August 13, 2018
Travis Kalanick, Uber's founder and former CEO, wasn’t gone very long - just over a year, in fact. Read More
Notated News | Startups
Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
News | Startups
QOTW: Something about not being immune to competition
QOTW: Something about not being immune to competition
By PhocusWire | August 3, 2018
Quote from Peter O’Connor, professor at Essec Business School, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Bellhop's pivot from digital concierge to rideshare aggregator explained
Bellhop's pivot from digital concierge to rideshare aggregator explained
By Viewpoints | August 2, 2018
This is a viewpoint from Payam Safa, founder and CEO of Bellhop.  The travel industry was clearly in my DNA - I had launched a hotel chain in Indonesia and built another startup based around global Read More
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Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
By Peter O’Connor - Essec Business School | August 1, 2018
Just as the taxi industry responded to new competition by trying to manipulate governments in their favor, hotel chains are ganging up on travel industry innovators such as Airbnb and online travel... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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We need to talk: Conversational hospitality and the guest experience
By Jordan Parsons - Benbria | July 18, 2018
In 2016, Chris Messina, the inventor of the hashtag, published a post on Medium dubbing a new trend called “Conversational Commerce.” Read More
Opinion | Technology
Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Didi Chuxing has caught the eye of Booking Holdings, with a $500 million capital injection and a major strategic partnership. Read More
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