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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Squake provides sustainability solutions for travel companies
By Mitra Sorrells June 9, 2023
Squake’s API calculates carbon emissions related to any type of travel, such as an air or rail trip or a hotel stay, and then automates carbon reduction or compensation in the booking flow. Read More
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News / Startups
Hotelbeds, Wayra announce 1st startups for TravelTech Lab
By Derek Catron June 8, 2023
Four startups were singled out for their potential in providing disruptive solutions to connect B2B global travel ecosystem stakeholders to create a frictionless travel experience.   Read More
News / Startups
Brazilian travel tech company Onfly raises $16M
By Derek Catron June 8, 2023
Onfly provides companies with an end-to-end corporate travel and expense management software platform and will utilize the funds to scale sales and marketing efforts and build new products  ... Read More
News / Online Group sees pent-up demand drive bookings above 2019 levels
By Mitra Sorrells June 8, 2023
In a call with analysts to discuss Q1 results, company executives also spoke of continued integration of AI with "proper guardrails in place."... Read More
Opinion / Distribution
Differentiation through distribution when connectivity is commonplace
By George Dumitru - June 8, 2023
The relative ease at which bedbanks connect travel sellers and hotels can cloud the picture when it comes to the cost of distribution.... Read More
News / Online
Volaris launches new flight subscription deal
By Derek Catron June 7, 2023
This is the third subscription-based offering from the ultra-low-cost Mexican airline in partnership with Barcelona-based subscription specialist Caravelo.  ... Read More

News / Technology
Priceline partners with Google to deploy generative AI
Priceline will use the generative AI technology to create a new virtual travel assistant chatbot to... Read more
News / Online
Online travel giants Q1 marketing spending shows wide variance
Expedia Group spent the highest percentage of revenue on marketing while Airbnb spent the least and... Read more
Opinion / Online
Influencers v. advertisers - why travel marketing is transforming
Today’s travelers are turning to social media to inspire their next trip; travel markets should adapt... Read more
News / Online
What travel companies can do to keep banks’ trust
Banks become more conservative at times of economic unrest. The companies that bear the brunt of that... Read more
News / Online
Phocuswright debuts updated interactive travel data tool
Known as Phocal Point, the platform makes it easy for users to create custom interactive charts and... Read more
News / Online
GetYourGuide nabs $194M for global expansion, more AI development
Along with a newly-launched ChatGPT plugin, GetYourGuide is exploring a variety of use cases for... Read more

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