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News / Startups
Charting the rise of SPACs in online travel
By Linda Fox | July 27, 2021
About eight travel companies have exited via special purpose acquisition company in recent months, as other SPACs continue to eye the sector. Read More
Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
News / Startups
Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
By Linda Fox | December 18, 2020
Investments in travel startups slowed in 2020 but ground transportation and private accommodation remained in the spotlight. Read More
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News / Distribution
Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
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News / Online
Omio secures $100M in funding, eyes customer experience developments and "opportunistic acquisitions"
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2020
Existing and new investors have participated in this latest round, including Kinnevik, Temasek, Goldman Sachs, NEA and Kleiner Perkins. Read More
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News / Distribution
Omio launches in North America with 20 partners, 23,000 routes
By Mitra Sorrells | January 14, 2020
Omio is adding routes in the United States and Canada to its multimodal transportation platform. Read More
Omio acquires fellow multi-modal platform Rome2rio
News / Online
Omio acquires fellow multi-modal platform Rome2rio
By Kevin May | October 31, 2019
Rome2rio had previously raised a modest $3.1 million in funding - a tiny amount compared to the larger Omio with its $300 million over the course of a number of rounds. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 6 - Naren Shaam of Omio
Interview / Online
How I Got Here, episode 6 - Naren Shaam of Omio
By Kevin May | September 26, 2019
The architect behind Omio (formerly GoEuro) talks to David Litwak and Kevin May for the latest episode. Read More
Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
News / Distribution
Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
In the final part of our series on ground transportation, we look at the development of rail technology and distribution. Read More
GoEuro global expansion new name Omio
News / Online
GoEuro launches global expansion, unveils new company name
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2019
GoEuro is preparing to expand to South America, Asia and the United States with a new name: Omio. Read More
GoEuro ferries flights
News / Distribution
After latest funding round, GoEuro adds ferries, flight booking
By Mitra Sorrells | November 20, 2018
Less than a month after raising $150 million in new funding, GoEuro is adding new services to its multimodal travel platform.   Read More
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News / Distribution
GoEuro doubles its funding with new round of $150M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
Berlin-based GoEuro has raised $150 million to grow its multimodal travel booking platform, which currently works with more than 800 providers across Europe.   Read More
Metasearch part 3 multimodal
News / Distribution
The metasearch model, part 3: The complexity of multimodal
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2018
This sector, what is known as multimodal metasearch, is the topic of this third piece in our series on metasearch.   Read More
Online accounts for 80% of under-30s travel bookings, OTAs dominate (for now)
News / Technology
Online accounts for 80% of under-30s travel bookings, OTAs dominate (for now)
By Rob Gill | August 22, 2018
Online travel agents (OTAs) are the most popular option for booking flights and accommodation within the youth and student market. A survey of more than 57,000 travellers aged under 30 by WYSE Trav Read More
GoEuro's chief operating officer on APIs, organic growth and Berlin's startups
News / Technology
GoEuro's chief operating officer on APIs, organic growth and Berlin's startups
By Martin Cowen | May 14, 2018
This is the latest in a series of articles spun out of [email protected], recorded live over three days at ITB Berlin this March. More clips and interviews to come here, as well as on our YouTube channel. Read More
Booking.com adds packages, rail and cruises
News / Online
Booking.com adds packages, rail and cruises
By Kevin May | December 22, 2017
Booking.com has quietly started testing partnerships for other travel products, including package trips via a deal with Lastminute.com. Read More